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Divisions by Age

The following explains the divisions that comprise Chelmsford Youth Baseball. These divisions are:


  • Instructional
    Minors
    Youth Majors C
    Youth Majors B
    Youth Makors A
    Senior League In Town
    Senior League Travel
    U18
    The Patriot Division

Participation in each division is determined by age requirements and, in some cases, ability. CYB makes every effort to ensure that all kids play at a level where they can learn, have fun, and compete.
 

Division: Instructional

Description: Players are coached on basic skills: Throwing, fielding ground balls, fielding flyballs, holding a bat and the swing.

Age: 5

Tryout Required? No


 

Division: Minors

Description: Coaches pitch, 9 players at a time play in the field, rotated, and everyone bats. No scores or team standings are recorded.

Age:7

Tryout Required? No


 

Division: Majors C

Description: Players pitch. Cal Ripken League rules apply with CYB rule modifications. Scores are recorded and team standings are kept. There are year-end playoffs and all-star games.

Age: 8 -9

Tryout Required? No


 

Division: Youth Majors B

Description: Players pitch. Cal Ripken League rules apply with CYB rule modifications. Scores are recorded and team standings are kept. There are year-end playoffs and all-star games.

Age: 10 12

Tryout Required? No


 

Division: Youth Majors A

Description: Highly competitive. Players pitch. Cal Ripken League rules apply with CYB rule modifications. Teams use a ten man batting order. All players must play four innings both offensively and defensively. Scores and other stats are maintained. There are year-end playoffs.

Age: 10 12

Tryout Required? Yes

Notes: Players try out for Youth Majors and are chosen for a team in a draft. Each manager drafts his own team. Draft order is determined by reverse order of finish the previous year. Once a player is chosen for a Youth Majors team, the player remains on the same team until he reaches Youth League age 13.

 

Division: Senior In Town

Description: Players, 13 and 14 only, pitch. (15 year olds may not pitch in this division.) Babe Ruth League rules apply supplemented with CYB rule modifications. All players bat. All players play defensively at least every other inning. Scores and other stats are maintained. There are year-end playoffs and all-star games.

Age: 13 15

Tryout Required? No

Notes: 13 – 15 year olds may try out for Senior Majors. Players who do not try out or who are not selected for the Majors are placed on a Senior Farm team.

 

Division: Senior Travel

Description: Highly competitive. Players pitch. Babe Ruth League rules apply supplemented with CYB rule modifications. All games are 7 innings. Teams use a ten man batting order. All players must play three innings both offensively and defensively. Scores and other stats are maintained. There are year end playoffs.

Age: 13 15

Tryout Required? Yes

Notes: Players try out for Senior Majors and are chosen for a team in a draft. Each manager drafts his own team. Draft order is determined by reverse order of finish the previous year. Once a player is chosen for a Senior Majors team, the player remains on the same team until he reaches Babe Ruth League age 16. Each team has 13 players. A minimum of three thirteen year olds must be on each team.


Division U18

Description: Recreational baseball. games are weekends only

Age: 16 -18

 

Division: Patriot Division

Description: The Patriot Division is a program for children with mental and physical disabilities.

Age: 5 18

Tryout Required? No

Notes: For more information, click Here.