YAC BASEBALL BANTAM DIVISION (Ages 7 & 8)
The Bantam baseball program is completely instructional, with both practices and games geared to teaching fundamental skills and having fun. Catching, throwing, hitting, fielding, and game concepts are a major part of all instruction. All participants are allocated onto teams of approximately 9-13 players. Teams will practice once per week. Each team will play one game per week lasting 6 innings or approximately 2 hours. Games are currently scheduled to be played Saturdays at approximately 9 & 11 AM. Each team will play their entire team while in the field, with a maximum of 8 players in the infield, and the remainder of the players in the outfield.
Items each child should have in order to play:
A heart guard shirt
A protective cup
A fielding glove
a Bat and a Batting helmet
Cleats (does not need to be baseball specific, soccer cleats are fine)
During the spring Season YAC will provide a jersey, pants, socks and baseball hat. During the fall Just a Jersey and hat are provided to each player.