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Minors 2020 Spring Season

  • Players 9 and 10 years of age as of May 1, 2020.
  • Minors is "kid pitch" where pitching is done entirely by players 
  • GD participates in the Macintosh League with neighboring towns such as Pepperell, Shirley and Townsend-Ashby.  Scores and standings are kept and playoffs follow the regular season schedule.
  • A minors evaluation is held in March in order to form balanced teams. 

A limited number of advanced 10-year-olds may have the opportunity to move up to Cal Ripken Majors.  If you are interested in having your 10-yr old evaluated and considered for the Majors division, please check the box on the registration form and plan to attend the Majors evaluation (dates to be announced in February). 

If unsure where to place your 10-year-old, see "10-Year-Old Play" under the Age Divisions Menu Item.

Base Cost: $130.00

Opened: 01/01/2020
Late date/fee: 03/01/2020$15.00
Closes: 02/29/2020

Open to: Boys & Girls
born between: 05/02/2009 and 05/01/2011

Residents of: 01450, 01470, 01471, 01472, 01469, 01432, 01827

T-Ball 2020 Spring Season

Players 5 and 6 years of age as of May 1, 2020.

In-town non-travel program. The T-Ball program is designed to be non-competitive yet fun. No score is kept, and all games end in a tie. Baseball basics and terminology are introduced. Players will learn basic batting stance and swing, begin using their gloves to catch and field, be introduced to proper throwing mechanics, run the base paths, and play games with mixed infield/outfield positions.

Games are held Saturday morning/eary afternoon at Cow Pond Field in Groton- and will not conflict with soccer.  Practices are held during the week at a time convenient for parents and the coach.

The focus is on having fun, while learning the basics of baseball.
 

Base Cost: $80.00

Opened: 01/12/2020
Late date/fee: 04/01/2020$15.00
Closes: 03/31/2020

Open to: Boys & Girls
born between: 05/02/2013 and 07/02/2015

Residents of: 01450, 01470, 01471, 01867, 01845, 01472, 01827

Coach Pitch 2020 Spring Season

Players 7 and 8 years of age as of May 1, 2020.

In-town program focused on fun and skill development.  The Coach Pitch program is designed to be non-competitive, and players are introduced to safe/out baseball concepts. Players learn all the infield and outfield positions. Coaches play pitching position and catcher play is introduced.   Pitching may be introduced during the 2nd half of the season.

Games are held Saturday morning/early afternoon at Cow Pond Field in Groton- and will not conflict with soccer.  Practices are held during the week at a time convenient for parents and the coach.

A limited number of experienced 8-year-olds may have the opportunity to move up to Cal Ripken Minors.  If you are interested in having your 8-yr old evaluated and considered for the Minors division, please note this on the registration form and plan to attend the Minors evaluation in March.

For information about the process, see "8-Year-Old Play" under the Age Divisions Menu Item.

Base Cost: $95.00

Opened: 01/12/2020
Late date/fee: 04/01/2020$15.00
Closes: 03/31/2020

Open to: Boys & Girls
born between: 05/02/2011 and 08/03/2013

Residents of: 01450, 01469, 01867, 01470, 01471, 01472, 01827

Majors 2020 Spring Season

GD Baseball fields Cal Ripken Majors teams at two levels for 11-year old and 12-year old players.    All players will need to be evaluated and will be placed on a team commensurate with their ability, subject to the number of registrations.

Cal Ripken Majors 60:  Players 11 and 12 years of age, along with eligible 10 year olds.  More competitive play with standard 60 foot basepaths and 45' distance to pitcher's mound.

Cal Ripken Majors 70:  Players 11 and 12 years of age.  Most competitive level of play in Macintosh league.  Field dimensions are expanded to provide for 70' basepaths and 50' to pitcher's mound.  Rules change to allow for leading and enforcement of balk rules.  Dimension and rules changes are designed to help kids transition to the larger diamond. 

All Majors teams participate in the Macintosh League that includes travel to the towns of Ayer, Littleton, Harvard, Townsend, Ashby, Pepperell, and Shirley.   Scores and standings are maintained by the Mac League and playoffs follow the regular season schedule.  Available roster slots are limited and filled by coaches' selection during evaluation process.  Any player not selected for Cal Ripken Majors 70 based on evaluations is placed on a Cal Ripken Majors 60 team.  Any 10 year old not chosen for a Majors 60 team will be assigned to a minors team.

Majors evalutions (for both 60's and 70's) will be held in March.
 



 

Base Cost: $140.00

Opened: 01/12/2020
Late date/fee: 03/01/2020$15.00
Closes: 02/29/2020

Open to: Boys & Girls
born between: 05/02/2007 and 05/01/2010

Residents of: 01432, 01450, 01469, 01470, 01471, 01472, 01432, 01827, 01460

Babe Ruth 2020 Spring Season

Players 13, 14 and 15 years of age as of May 1, 2020.


For the 2020 season, Groton will be playing in The Minuteman League.   This league comprises over 36 teams across 4 different divisions. Players will travel to surrounding towns including Concord/Carlisle, Chelmsford, Maynard, Stow, Sudbury, Lincoln, Wayland, Westford, Littleton, Bolton and Weston.


All games are held on the weekend (Saturday and Sunday), thus, anyone playing Middle school baseball will not have a conflict. Games will run from April through June.

For more information on the Minuteman Baseball League go to: www.mmbrl.com

 

Base Cost: $155.00

Opened: 01/12/2020
Late date/fee: 04/01/2020$15.00
Closes: 03/31/2020

Open to: Boys & Girls
born between: 05/02/2004 and 05/01/2007

Residents of: 01450, 01469, 01470, 01431, 01463, 01471, 01472, 01827

51 open positions.