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5 Yr Old T-Ball


Please check the Age Chart to determine which division your child may register to play.


SEASON

The season typically starts the end of April and runs through mid June.

GAMES

Each team plays 12 to 16 games per season.
Games played during the week generally start at 6:00 PM.
Games played on Saturday will be generally scheduled at times ranging from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Game length is typically 1 to 1-1/2 hours in time and consists of 3 innings.

PRACTICE

Practice occurs one weekday and one weekend for two weeks prior to the season with no practices during the season.

UNIFORMS

TLL provides a T-shirt jersey, pants and cap.
Parents must provide socks and athletic shoes. Rubber cleats are optional.

PLAYING EQUIPMENT

Parents must provide ball glove and T-ball bat. (see our bat size chart for guidance on choosing a bat)

TEAM

Teams usually consist of 13-15 players, a volunteer manager, two volunteer coaches, and a volunteer team parent.

PHILOSOPHY

To continue to teach boys and girls the basic fundamentals of baseball and to have FUN playing a team sport.

VOLUNTEER WORK/FUND RAISING

TLL is an all volunteer organization. We need everyone’s help! Parents are expected to serve one shift of concession stand duty during the season and to support the TLL Family Fun Day (Carnival-Picture Day).

5 YEAR OLD T-BALL LEAGUE - FAQ’S

Q: Do you keep score and are there umpires?
A: No. The T-Ball league is structured to teach the very basic fundamentals of baseball only. The games are self umpired by the volunteer managers and coaches.

Q: What size field do they play on.
A: All games are played on a regulation T-Ball field with a dirt infield and grass outfield. Field #1. Bases are 50' apart.

Q: Can I have my child play on a team with their friends?
A: Yes. In this age group, since there is no draft, we will do our best to accommodate pairing up of friends.

Q: Can I Manage or coach a team?
A: Yes, if positions are available. Prospective managers must complete an online application in October. If you would like to serve as a coach, then please note that on yourreplica watches child's spring registration form. All managers and coaches must be approved by the Tuckahoe Little League Board of Directors.

Q: What kind of baseball is used?
A: A soft core baseball is used to prevent injury and provide for a good learning experience.

Q: Will my child get to play all the time?
A: No, not all the time, but a greater than 50% of the time.

Q: What are the volunteer requirements?
A: TLL is an all volunteer organization so there are many ways to volunteer. Help is always needed with registration, team parenting, assisting with picture and carnival day activities, helping with post-season tournaments, and working in the concession stand to name just a few of the many ways to help support TLL.
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