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Manteno Youth Baseball Softball League

Important Information

Registration: CLOSED

Age Chart: 
Beginner TBall:  4yrs old by April 30th 
Advance TBall:  2nd and 3rd year TBall players

Practices Start: Mid- Late April
Games Start: Late April
Game & Practice Days: TBD Per Team
Fields: Tball Fields

Skills Assessment: No
Draft: No
All-Star Day: No
Championship Tournament: No

Pitching Distance: 38' or from a Tee
Bases: 50'

Uniform Provided: Hat, Shirt
Equipment Provided by team: Balls, Tee
Equipment Required: Glove, Helmet, Bat
Equipment Suggested: Cleats

6U - Instructional Coach Pitch and T-Ball

**Our goal for both beginners and advanced Tball is to teach the fundamentals of the game in a fun environment and to allow them to experience the value of teamwork**

Beginner Tball
Rules & Game Play

-Maximum of 3 innings where each team bats or an hour time limit
-Every child bats each inning (recommend rotating batting order to keep children engaged)
-On-deck batter should be sitting behind the orange fence.  Only the batter will be allowed to hold a bat.  Players should be arranged in batting order on bench to expedite innings
-Positions include: pitcher, 1st, 2nd, shortstop, 3rd, right field, right center field, left center field, and left field (recommend switching kids from outfield to infield each inning as available)
-Batter advances 1 base per at bat except for the last batter where he/she will run all the bases.
-In case of an out at a base, the runner will remain on that base and continue to run with the next batter's hit
-Score will not be kept

Advanced Tball
Rules & Game Play

All the above rules pertain to advanced Tball with the exception of...
-Each batter will receive 5 pitches from their coach each inning.  If the batter does not hit a playable ball, he/she will be given the opportunity to hit off of a tee
-Runners will be out and will return to their "bench" when an out is made at their base
-Batters should be encouraged to run through 1st base instead of stopping on the base
-Catchers may be utilized in Advanced Tball and will be expected to wear a catchers mask.  
-Each team will have 1 game to be taken place on an actual diamond.  


Manteno Youth Baseball Softball League

Manteno, Illinois 60950

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 770-365-7533

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Manteno Youth Baseball Softball League

Manteno, Illinois 60950

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 770-365-7533

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