About Little League (U12)
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 Majorsand Little League Minors. The main difference being the type of ball used, and the level of play. Little League Minors use a soft-core Safe-T-Ball and is normally for first time, or first year players, whilst Majors 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.
Little League teams train once per week on Tuesday afternoon from 4:00pm until 5:30pm.
Game Days – When and Where:
Little League Minors is an inter-club competition, played within the Brisbane South region.
Games are 1 ½ hours and start at 8:00am and finish around 9:30am.
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.
Little League Majors is an inter-club competition, played within the Greater Brisbane League (GBL).
Games are TBA.
The GBL includes clubs as far south as the Gold Coast, as far west as Toowoomba and as far north
Indians Baseball Club asks the following of its Little League Players players:
- HAVE FUN!
- Be respectful of others.
- No bullying.
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 support, educational material and financial assistance to any person who is interested in taking on a role.