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T-Ball (4-5)

Age Group Commissioner: Brian Kiernan (

T-Ball (4-5) – Official Rules

This age group is appropriate for players that are just starting and have not played a spring season before or for the player that would benefit from a slower paced atmosphere.

Practice/Game Days of the Week

  • Monday OR Wednesday AND Saturday.


  • Each child provided with team jersey, hat and socks by program.

  • You must supply glove, cleats, and baseball pants (gray recommended). Additionally, a cup is required for those playing catcher.

  • Helmets and bats are optional but recommended: you may use team provided bat and/or helmet if you do not purchase your own.


  • Players use tees for the first 3 games, then coaches can start coach pitch for the players that are ready, still recommend tees for the majority of the players.

  • If transitioning to coach pitch, players receive 6 pitches and if no contact/hit, the tee is brought out for them to get on base.

  • There should ONLY be six (6) fielders at one time with the rest of the defending team, which should be three (3) players doing a fielding drill with a coach on the side.  

  • Outs are made but not recorded. Entire lineup bats each inning.

  • Runners advance one base at a time.

  • Fielding team throws to first base on every ball put into play.

  • 45 minute game time limit / 2-3 total innings.

Field Locations

  • Schucks Road (SR): 301 Schucks Rd, Bel Air, MD 21015

  • Hickory Elementary School (HES): 2100 Conowingo Rd, Bel Air, MD 21014

  • Hickory Park (HP): 2310 Ady Rd, Forest Hill, MD 21050

  • Tucker Field (TF): 630 East-West Hwy, Bel Air, MD 21014

  • Prospect Mill Park (PMP): 821 Prospect Mill Rd, Bel Air, MD 21015

  • Fountain Green Elementary School: 517 Fountain Green Rd, Bel Air, MD 21015

  • C Milton Wright High School: 1301 N Fountain Green Rd, Bel Air, MD 21015

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