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2023 Spring House Baseball

Spencerport Junior Baseball is a community organization focused on providing baseball opportunities to our area's youth. We emphasize sportsmanship, leadership and community involvement while playing and teaching the fundamentals of baseball.
  • Specific details about each program can be found under the programs tab.
  • Please see the Age Chart page under the Registration tab for specific age requirements per league
  • If you have questions about a program, contact information for our league presidents can be found on the Contact Us page.

Baseball 8U Juniors

Registration closes on 03/01/2023 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 04/15/2023 to 06/30/2023
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$115.00

8U Juniors

Juniors is structured as a competitive league focused on fundamentals within a fun and safe environment. Juniors consists of coach pitch. Instruction is provided at the beginning of every game day transitioning to game activities.

  • Gender: Boys & Girls
  • Ages: 6-8 years old
  • Cost:
  • $105 Early Bird registrations prior to February 1st
  • $115 for registrations after February 1st
  • Schedule: April - June
  • The month of April will be practice only
  • The month of May will be a mix of practices and 2/3 inning scrimmages
  • The month of June will be practices and 6 inning games
  • Dates: Monday, Wednesday & Saturday*
  • Some Saturdays may be used for games and/or practices
  • Location: Bernabi Elementary School
  • Awards: Participation trophies to all athletes
  • Refunds will require a $10 surcharge for all leagues

Skills and Development

The primary objective at this level is to ensure that each player has a positive experience with baseball, desires to play again the following year, and has learned the following skills:
  • Advanced warm up techniques (throwing warm up)
  • Ground ball fielding techniques
  • Uses both hands to catch the ball vs. one handed or trapped catches
  • Understands where to make the defensive play
  • Proper base running
  • Relaying the ball from teh outfield to the infield
  • Batting stance
  • Communication (calling for a fly ball)
  • Backing up plays
  • Difference between a force play and a must tag
  • Good sportsmanship

Season Format

April - Mid May
  • Monday/Wednesday/Saturday: Practice only
Mid May - June
  • Monday/Wednesday: Practices followed by 2-3 inning scrimmage
  • Saturday: Practice only
June
  • Monday/Wednesday: 6 inning game
  • Saturday: Practice only

General Information

Game/Scrimmage Expectations (Spring Season):
  • Games and practices will be played on Fields 5, 6 & 7 located at Bernabi Elementary
  • No Wings/Loses
  • Coach Pitch
  • Players will rotate through most field positions throughout the season unless there is safety or other concerns
  • Players will rotate within the batting order from game to game
  • The coach that is pitching will serve as the umpire, but may defer calls to the base coaches
  • Coaches are encouraged to be on the field for instruction
  • Coach Interference with the ball or a player will result in a dead ball and all runners advance one base
  • 10 fielders max in the field (6 infielders, 4 outfielders)
  • Outfielders cannot enter the infield to make a play
  • No player will play in the infield longer than 4 innings per game
  • 4 swings and misses is an out
  • No bunting, no leading off, no stealing, no sliding into first base
  • Runners cannot advance on overthrows
  • On hits to the outfield, runners may continue to advance until the ball gets to the infield.  The ball does not have to be controlled by a player for runners to stop
  • It is encouraged to players as catchers, but is not required.  If a player is a catcher, a coach should stand behind the catcher to throw past balls back to the pitcher to ensure good game speed
  • Juniors is coach pitch.  Pitches may be thrown over or underhand and within a reasonable distance from the pitching rubber
  • 4 swings and misses equals and out.  Players will have unlimited foul balls
  • A "swing and miss" shall be called on players who do not swing at strikes
  • No walks allowed
  • Any batted ball that hits the pitcher will be a live ball
  • Base Length is 60 feet

Contact

Spencerport Junior Baseball & Softball
PO Box 275 
Spencerport, New York 14559

Email: [email protected]

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