Fall 2022 & Spring 2023 Age Range Chart
|8U Coach Pitch||8||05/01/2014 and 04/30/2015|
|10U Baseball||9 - 10||05/01/2012 and 04/30/2014|
|12U Baseball||11 - 12||05/01/2010 and 04/30/2012|
|14U Baseball||13 - 14||05/01/2008 and 04/30/2010|
|colspan=“2”>Baseball Age Chart|
|4U (2018 birthday)|
|5U (2017 birthday)|
|6U (2016 birthday)|
|7U (2015 birthday)|
Age Eligibility Chart
|Age Group||Earliest Birth Date||Latest Birth Date|
|8U||May 1, 2013||April 30, 2014|
|9U||May 1, 2012||April 30, 2013|
|10U||May 1, 2011||April 30, 2012|
|11U||May 1, 2010||April 30, 2011|
Players who turn 13 prior to May 1 of the current season are not eligible unless they are in the 6th grade. Also, any player turning 14 prior to August 1 will not be eligible. Players who are 12u are eligible for this division regardless of their grade.
11U/12U pitch at 46 feet and the bases are at 60 feet. At Walker, it’s the closest base pegs (of three) and the closest pitching rubber. (Please note there is sometimes a third pitching rubber that is temporary for AA games in which case 46 feet would be the middle rubber).
2012Birth Years/Age Groups
For example, a 5th grade AAU team (11U) can only pick players who are no older than 11 years old on August 31, 2019. Thus, any player with a birthday before that date has to try out for the 6th grade team (12U) even though he is in 5th grade.
In a nutshell, for 2022, Little League players are considered to be 12 years of age if they are born between September 1, 2009 - August 31, 2010. For MYAS, on the other hand, the age cutoff is May 1.
The local league has an option to choose a Tournament Team (or “All Stars”) of 13-16-year-olds from within this division (and/or from within the Junior League division), and the team may enter the International Tournament.
Baseball divisions consist of the following programs:- Tee Ball (ages 4-7)
Minor League (ages 5-11)
Major Division (ages 9-12)
Intermediate (50/70) (ages 11-13)
Junior League (ages 12-14)
Senior League (ages 13-16)
Players who are 12u are eligible for this division regardless of their grade. Players who turn 14 prior to May 1 of the current season are not eligible unless they are in the 7th grade. Also, any player turning 15 prior to August 1 will not be eligible.
Players who turn 14 prior to May 1 of the current season are not eligible unless they are in the 7th grade. Also, any player turning 15 prior to August 1 will not be eligible. Players who are 13u are eligible for this division regardless of their grade.
Youth league balls are designed for experienced baseball players from 8 to 14 and are used in Little League tournament play. A youth tournament ball may have a leather cover and wool windings on the inside. These baseballs are designed for youth-sized aluminum bats.
2022 AGE-BASED DIVISIONS:
|(10U)||8-9-10||8/1/2011 - 7/31/2014|
|(11U)||9-10-11||8/1/2010 – 7/31/2013|
|(12U)||10-11-12||8/1/2009 - 7/31/2012|
|(13U)||11-12-13||8/1/2008 – 7/31/2011|
All bases will be considered open. Base runners may lead-off from all bases and advance in accordance with the rules of baseball. Only 9 defensive players are allowed on the field at one time.
(Typically 46-50’ Pitching Distance)
|Age||Daily Max (Pitches in Game)||4 Days Rest|
Ages 11-12 – 85 pitches per day. Ages 9-10 – 75 pitches per day. Ages 7-8 – 50 pitches per day.
Pitching velocity by age in the U.S.
|Age||Average Velocity¹||Your Goal²|
|11||52 MPH||55 MPH|
|12||55 MPH||60 MPH|
|13||62 MPH||65 MPH|
|14||68 MPH||70 MPH|
12u A Division: 46/60 1. Players may lead off the base when the ball crosses Homeplate. 2. Stealing of any base is allowed only after the ball crosses the plate or on a passed ball.
9u – 12u are not allowed to wear metal spikes.
F In age divisions 4U – 12U, non-metal cleats shall be worn. In age divisions 13U and older, traditional metal baseball spikes shall be permitted.