Typical skill level: Players still learning simple baseball rules and how to catch, throw and hit a ball. Short attention spans dominate.
Typical skill level: Can make contact with a pitched ball some of the time. Can throw and catch the ball, but only inconsistently. Simple baseball rules and positioning are understood.
Typical skill level: More consistent ability to catch thrown balls, field grounders and catch easy pop ups. Ability to throw ball accurately to designated target at reasonable distances. (2nd to 1st; and SS to 1st are good tests). Clear understanding of basic defensive situations and where to play the ball. Players should be able to bat off Coach Pitch pitches majority of the time; and hit off kid pitches in strike zone some of the time.
Typical skill level: Consistent ability to throw and catch, can hit an easy pitch most of the time, hitting balls to the outfield more often. Pitching from the full 46’ distance. Steals are allowed. Players have an increased baseball awareness of more complex situations.
Typical skill level: Can make routine infield and outfield plays, pitchers can throw 50+ MPH with increasing accuracy and some are throwing breaking balls. Some batters are able to hit balls with tremendous force and are able to hit home runs over the fence. Players usually understand baseball situations without adult guidance.
West Seattle Little League
4742 42nd Ave SW, PMB 252Seattle, Washington 98116
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