WBL Spring League Frequently Asked Questions and General Information

Spring In-town Director: Dan Ives

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Kindergarten
League Name Kindergarten
League Director Ron Labin
Rule Book NONE
Grade(s) K
Required Equipment Glove. Coach has bats and helmets. Although parents do prefer their child wear their own batting helmet, so they buy their own.
Game Frequency Saturday afternoons
Practice Frequency one per week. Most likely during the week.
Fields Jefferson, Wilson, Franklin
Mound Distance N/A
Base Distance 60 feet
Summer Travel No
BaseBall T-ball
Uniform WBL provides shirt and cap
1st Grade
League Name First Grade
League Director TBD
Rule Book NONE
Grade(s) 1st
Required Equipment Glove. Coach has bats and helmets. Although parents usually prefer their child wears their own helmet, so they buy their own.
Game Frequency Saturday late morning to mid-afternoon
Practice Frequency One per week, most likely during the week.
Fields Jefferson, Wilson, Franklin
Mound Distance N/A
Base Distance 60 feet
Summer Travel No
BaseBall T-Ball
Uniform WBL provides shirt and cap
2nd Grade
League Name Second Grade
League Director Jim McCue
Rule Book NONE
Grade(s) 2nd
Required Equipment Glove. Coach has bats and helmets. Although parents usually prefer their child wears their own helmet, so they buy their own.
Game Frequency Saturday Afternoon
Practice Frequency Once per week
Fields Tamaques
Mound Distance 46 feet
Base Distance 60 feet
Summer Travel Yes. 8U
BaseBall RCAL1
Uniform WBL provides shirt and cap
3rd Grade
League Name Third Grade
League Director Kevin Zippler
Rule Book http://my.llfiles.com/00057059/3rd-Grade-Rules.pdf
Grade(s) 3rd
Required Equipment Glove, protective cup for catchers. Coach has bats and helmets. Although parents usually prefer their child wears their own helmet, so they buy their own.
Game Frequency Once per week on Saturdays. Gumpert and Tamaques
Practice Frequency Once per week (weeknight).
Fields Tamaques
Mound Distance 46 feet
Base Distance 60 feet
Summer Travel yes, 9U
BaseBall RCAL1
Uniform WBL povides shirt and cap
4th Grade
League Name Fourth grade
League Director Ken Sorier0
Rule Book http://my.llfiles.com/00057059/4th-Grade-Rules.pdf
Grade(s) 4th
Required Equipment Glove, protective cup for catchers. Coach has bats and helmets. Although players usually bring their own bat and helmet.
Game Frequency Saturday and one weeknight
Practice Frequency Friday nights
Fields Tamaques and Gumbert
Mound Distance 46 feet
Base Distance 60 feet
Summer Travel Yes. 10U
BaseBall RCAL1
Uniform WBL provided shirt and cap
International League
League Name International
League Director Jim Stryker
BOND PROGRAM bond.westfieldbaseball.com
Rule Book http://my.llfiles.com/00057059/2011-Major-and-International-Rules.pdf
Grade(s) 5th and 6th
Required Equipment Usually by this grade, players have their own glove, bat, helmet, etc.
Game Frequency Mon, Wed, Sat (subject to change for 2017)
Practice Frequency Manager Discretion
Fields Gumbert
Mound Distance 50 feet
Base Distance 70 feet
Summer Travel Yes. 11U 5th graders, 12U 6th graders
BaseBall RCAL1
Uniform WBL provides, shirt, pants and cap
Major League
League Name Majors
League Director Rich Dursee
BOND PROGRAM bond.westfieldbaseball.com
Rule Book http://my.llfiles.com/00057059/2011-Major-and-International-Rules.pdf
Grade(s) 5th and 6th
Required Equipment Usually by this grade, players have their own glove, bat, helmet, etc.
Game Frequency Tues, Thurs, Sat (subject to change for 2017)
Practice Frequency Manager Discretion
Fields Gumbert
Mound Distance 50 feet
Base Distance 70 feet
Summer Travel Yes. 11U 5th graders, 12U 6th graders
BaseBall RCAL1
Uniform WBL provides shirt, pants and cap
Pony League
League Name Pony
League Director Craig Billings
Rule Book http://my.llfiles.com/00057059/Pony-and-Mustang-League-Rules.pdf
Grade(s) 7th-10th
Required Equipment Usually by this grade, players have their own glove, bat, helmet, etc.
Game Frequency Tues, Thurs, Saturday
Practice Frequency Manager Discretion
Fields Tamaques, JV, Varsity
Mound Distance 60 feet
Base Distance 90 feet
Summer Travel Yes. 13U 7th graders, 14u 8th graders, 15/16U 9/10th graders. 17U 11 graders
BaseBall Wilson 1030
Uniform WBL provides shirt, pants and cap.
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8th Grade Middle School

8th grade league is coordinated strictly through the Edison and Roosevelt Middle Schools.

Students will receive information in school.

The WBL is not involved in the registration process.

The WBL donates the uniforms and baseballs to the 8th grade teams

Buddy Ball
League Name Buddy Ball
League Director Robert Brancatella
Rule Book none
Grade(s) Ages 5-20
Required Equipment None
Game Frequency Saturday Evening
Practice Frequency none
Fields Gumbert
Mound Distance  
Base Distance  
Summer Travel no
BaseBall  
Uniform WBL provided shirt and cap
Notes
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