Little League (U12)

About Little League (U12)

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Little League Baseball is the first age group where players pitch their own games, batters can strike out, and runners can steal bases.

Little League is broken up into two separate grades, Little League Bandits sand Little League Rams. The main difference being the type of ball used, and the level of play. Little League Rams use a soft-core Safe-T-Ball and is normally for first time, or first year players, whilst Bandits use a standard baseball and is for the 2nd year and more talented players.

Little League also presents the first opportunity to play at a Representative level. With the option of trying out for the regional Brisbane South Baseball Assc. Little League team.  

Teams consist of a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 12 players.

Training:

Little League teams generally train once per week.  

Game Days – When and Where:

Little League Rams is an inter-club competition, played within the Brisbane South region.
Games are 2 hours and start times vary from week to week but are usually at 8:00am or 10:15am.

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. Your team manager will be able to assist with exact playing field locations.

Little League Bandits is an inter-club competition, played within the Greater Brisbane League (GBL). 
Teams to be included in this league vary from year to year.  2017/18 saw the GBL separated into North and South competitions.  The structure for 2018/19 is yet to be determined.

The GBL includes clubs as far south as the Gold Coast, as far west as Toowoomba and as far north
Narangbah.

Player Responsibilities:

Indians Baseball Club asks the following of its Little League Players players:

  • HAVE FUN!
  • Be respectful of others.
  • No bullying.

Parent Responsibilities:

The Brisbane South Baseball Association, Queensland Baseball Inc. and the Australian Baseball Federation require that a Little League team have an accredited Coach, Scorer and Umpire.

Indians Baseball Club would like to encourage parents and volunteers to consider taking on a role to assist a Little League team. Indians Baseball Club will provide educational material and support to any person who is interested in taking on a role.