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Arbutus Little League - Since 1953, everyday is a hit


- League Age 5 to 6 years old.
- Use the Little League Age Charts to find your child’s year of birth.
- This division is an introductory program to baseball
- The role of the coaches is to develop basics of throwing, hitting off a tee, catching, and good sportsmanship.
- This is about player safety and making the game fun.
- This is a non-competitive division, so scores are not recorded.
- The teams are between 7 to 10 players each.
- The season typically runs from April to the end of school in June.
- Little League's Parents Guide.

- One weeknight game and one Saturday game for one hour each. Weeknight games start at 6 pm and Saturday games vary throughout the day. Games are only scheduled on Sundays if the league needs to move them due to an event or weather.
- The field time is one hour. The first 30 minutes of each game session shall consist of clinic stations; the remaining 30 minutes shall be game situation play
- Games will be played regardless of the number of players present. If teams are drastically unbalanced, the players in attendance shall be divided into 2 teams
- Rainouts will be played on the next available date.
- Coaches may schedule an additional night for practice.

 Player's Equipment
Players are given a team shirt, pants, and baseball hat.
Cleats are optional.
Bats are provided.
- Helmets are provided, but parents are encouraged to buy one.
- Players must provide their own glove.
- Before you buy, please view "Players Equipment" on our Tips for Parents and Players webpage.

Game Rules:
- Little League Rules
- Fielding positions - All positions except catcher. If fewer than 9 players are in attendance, eliminate positions in the order of pitcher first then outfield positions.
- All plays on the ball must be made by team players. No coach/adult may field a ball.
- There are no outs.
- There is no stealing.
- Two innings are played. An inning is defined as each player getting up to bat.
- A player shall receive 3 attempts to hit the ball off the tee. Coaches can assist. 
- The coach should adjust the tee to suit the batter. The Tee is to be removed by the coach immediately after each fair ball is hit.
- Batter and all base runners must wear a helmet.
- Gloves must be used by all fielders.

Arbutus Little League

5525 Shelbourne Rd 
Arbutus, Maryland 21227
Email : [email protected]
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