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GHLL Levels of Play

The descriptions are intended to help parents understand the differences between each level of play.  GHLL strives to provide a positive, fun experience for children and a smooth transition to the complexities of baseball.

Tee Ball Minor: 
  • Little League Ages 4 & 5
  • Great introduction to baseball and to GHLL 
  • Teams assembled by request or by school
  • Hitting off the tee throughout the season
  • Smaller roster sizes
Tee Ball Major:
  • Little League Ages 5 & 6
  • Teams assembled by request or by school 
  • Games utilize a mix of coach pitching and hitting off the tee
  • Longer game times
  • Prepares young ball players for transition to Rookie 
Rookie:  
  • Little League Ages 6, 7, & 8
  • First year in which players attend tryouts
  • Teams assembled through a draft 
  • Hitting off a pitching machine
  • Umpires at each game
  • Modified rules ease players into complexity of baseball
Single A:
  • Little League Ages 7, 8, & 9
  • Teams assembled through a draft
  • Combination of kids and coaches pitching
  • Modified rules for baserunning still in place
  • End of year friendly tournament 
Double A:
  • Little League Ages 8, 9 & 10
  • Teams assembled through a draft
  • Kids pitch
  • Standard rules for baserunning
  • Tournament of Champions and City Tournaments at end of season
Triple A:
  • Little League Ages 9. 10 & 11
  • Teams assembled through a draft
  • Standard baseball rules
  • Tournament of Champions and City Tournaments at end of season
  • All-Stars selected to play in postseason tournaments
Majors:
  • Little League Ages 11 & 12
  • Teams assembled through a draft
  • Standard baseball rules
  • Tournament of Champions and City Tournaments at end of season
  • All-Stars selected to play in postseason tournaments
Juniors:
  • Little League Ages 13, 14, & 15
  • Teams assembled through a draft
  • Standard baseball rules
  • Junior Alliance Friendly Tournament
  • Tournament of Champions at end of season
  • All-Stars selected to play in postseason tournaments

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