Announcement

Register Now for Fall Ball!

Posted by Manhattan Beach Little League on Aug 14 2017 at 05:40AM PDT
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Welcome to MB Little League Fall Baseball 2017 Season
Register here for Fall Ball 2017

MB Little League Training Academy
The Fall season will introduce the MB Little League Academy program powered by PPA (Perfect Play Athletics) for Coast, International and Majors, and by GBG (Garciaparra Baseball Group) for Intermediate, Juniors & Seniors divisions.

PPA is a Baseball Foundation group, co-founded by Andre Van Gerwen; Mira Costa High School Junior Varsity Head Coach. The goal is to focus on training and development for players to improve their individual and team skills.

GBG has created a groundbreaking infrastructure that pairs young athletes with instructors and retired professional athletes who teach from a position of experience and expertise.

The player pitching divisions will have pro coaches managing their teams. If you would like to volunteer to coach, you may be an assistance coach in the Majors, International and Coast divisions, and Intermediate, Juniors & Seniors divisions. Volunteers can still manage a team in Tee-Ball & Cal divisions in Fall Ball.

Fall Baseball Training Programs

Coast, International & Majors:

Baseball Progression Divisions by PPA (BPDs), are designed for staying in shape, and sharp. Whether you are an elite player, or just starting out, this is the perfect program for you. Baseball Progression Divisions by PPA are the ideal program for your young athlete(s) to thrive! We have developed an affordable and unique baseball program that truly keeps families and players involved in this great sport by focusing on fundamentals, good sportsmanship and the joy of playing.

Structured and controlled team environment with professional coaches from PPA. Perfect program for players who play multiple sports. Opportunity to play other positions and to grow in other facets of the game. Individual progression n Baseball in a team environment. Pitch regulations within both simulated and traditional games. Baseball Skills Repetition Drills – Batting Cage Practice, Pitching Workouts, Infield & Outfield drills. and Conditioning/Agility Training.

Intermediate, Juniors, Seniors:

These divisions will be focused on training and skills development primarily. Games will be based on how many teams we field and how many teams RB fields.

GBG has created a groundbreaking infrastructure that pairs young athletes with instructors and retired professional athletes who teach from a position of experience and expertise.

GBG instructors are comprised of MLB MiLB, college standouts, Team USA participants, NCAA All Americans and professional scouts. These instructors have lived the dream of every young expertise.

GBG instruction programs were created by an educational expert who has a Masters in teaching. The programs teach proper sequencing, timing and rhythms by instructors who have mastered these skills at high levels.

Divisions:
Ages: 4-12
Season Dates: September 9 – November 4 2017
Sessions: Eight-week Season, (1 Practice & 1 Game per week)

Fall Schedule (tentative – pending field availability) (Some weekday practices may start at 4pm, pending field availability)
Tee-Ball – Fridays & Saturdays
California – Mondays & Saturdays
Coast – Thursdays & Saturdays
International – Wednesdays & Saturdays
Majors – Tuesdays & Saturdays, (Possibly Some Sundays)
Some Inter-League Games with Redondo Beach and El Segundo and possibly other neighboring Little Leagues may be scheduled (TBD)

(Practice days have now been changed to Wed for the divisions below based on Field Availability)

Ages 11-16
Intermediate – Wed & Saturdays
Juniors – Wed & Saturdays
Seniors – Wed & Saturdays
Some Inter-League Games with Redondo Beach and El Segundo and possibly other neighboring Little Leagues may be scheduled (TBD)

Fees:
Tee-Ball (Ages 4-5), & California (Coach Pitch/Machine Pitch) Ages 6-7 – $100
Coast, Ages 8-9, International, Ages 10-11, Majors, Ages 11-12: (Player Pitch) – $150
Intermediate, Ages 11-13 (50/70 Playing Field) – $250
Juniors, Ages 13-14, Seniors, Ages 13-16 (60/90 Playing Field) – $250

Playing Ages:
Players participate in Fall Ball using the 2018 Little League Age Chart.

Baseball Age & Residency Requirements:
Boys & Girls ages 4-16. Player must either live or go to school in Manhattan Beach, or Hermosa Beach (Fall Only)

If your player is new to MB Little League please provide proof of age and residency or provide proof if he/she lives outside of the residency requirements but goes to school in MB, or HB.

Registration Closing Date:
Open through September 3rd. After September 3rd you can still register, but you may be on a waitlist and only placed on a team if space allows.

Team Formation:
All teams will be formed by the Fall Ball Board Committee with the primary goal to create balanced competitive teams in each division. The focus is on improving players individual and team skills and having fun.

Please join us for a fun season of Fall Ball.!

Register here to join us for a fun season of Fall Ball. Registration closes August 31, 2017!

Note that we are using a new registration site for MBLL going forward, SportsEngine, which will require you to create an account if you don’t already have one.