Little League T-Ball (U8) is a modified version of baseball designed to introduce young players to hitting a stationary ball and making routine baseball plays. Little League T-Ball is the next step after Aussie T-Ball. Little League T-Ball players are normally in the 5 – 8 age range, depending on skill level.
Little League T-Ball (U8) is the first age group where teams start to travel and play against other clubs. Players are encouraged to develop their hitting, fielding and running skills through the use of game-based activities.
Teams consist of a minimum of 9 and a maximum of 12 players.
T-Ball teams train once per week, on a Monday afternoon from 4:30 pm until 6:00 pm (depending on sunlight).
Game Days – When and Where
T-Ball is an inter-club competition, played within the Brisbane South region.
Games times to be confirmed. 2015 season saw this group have games on friday nights.
It does require travel within the region with teams playing as far east as Sheldon, in Redlands Shire, as far south as Beenleigh, and as far west as Ipswich. A full list of the clubs and their locations is available on the Indians Baseball Club website, or by request via the club Secretary.
Indians Baseball Club asks the following of its Rookie Ball players:
- HAVE FUN!
- Be respectful of others.
- No bullying.
T-Ball is designed to be a hands-on program, with direct coaching of young players; Indians Baseball Club asks that Parents of T-Ball players are present during all sessions to assist in coaching and of development young players.
Indians Baseball Club would like to encourage parents and volunteers to consider taking on a role to assist a T-Ball team. Indians Baseball Club will provide support, educational material and financial assistance to any person who is interested in taking on a role.