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 Instructional Baseball: 

Lakeland Little Leagues Instructional Program is for ages 4 to 7 and is designed to introduce player with minimal baseball skill sets to the game in a safe, fun, and engaging environment. The instructional Baseball program is also where many parents start a rewarding career with Lakeland as coaches. Lakeland Little Leagues Guide to its Instructional program is a must have for any new or experienced coach, and or parents who want to take an active role in the development of their athlete. Any seasoned coach will tell you that it is important for coaches and parents to realize that there is no magic wand that a coach can wave to make a player great! It takes time and dedication from coaches an parents alike. For this reason it is suggested that coaches share Lakelands Instructional Program Guide with parents. In this ten week guide you will find sequential skill development drills that continually review and build on skill sets vital to building a solid foundation of abilities that players will use throughout their careers. 

The Guide

baseball practice plan for age 4-6 years week 1.pdf
baseball practice plan for age 4-6 years week 2.pdf
baseball practice plan for age 4-6 years week 3.pdf
baseball practice plan for age 4-6 years week 4.pdf
baseball practice plan for age 4-6 years week 5.pdf
baseball practice plan for age 4-6 years week 6.pdf
baseball practice plan for age 4-6 years week 7.pdf
baseball practice plan for age 4-6 years week 8.pdf
baseball practice plan for age 4-6 years week 9.pdf
baseball practice plan for age 4-6 years week 10.pdf


2022 Instructional Division Rules

AA Minors Baseball:

Lakeland Little Leagues AA Minors baseball is for athletes ages 6 through 8 and serves as a bridge from the Instructional Division  to the more competitive AAA Minors Division. In AA Minors players work on refining skills gained at the instructional level and develop new skills sets that will make them successful in the AAA Minors division. Slightly more competitive than the Instructional division players are taught sportsmanship first and foremost. Here players are also introduced to more advanced baseball rules and theories. A player enters the AA division with no prior stats but it is here that the athlete begins to accumulate stats. Players at this level will also attend their first tryout session and be entered into a draft Coaching at this level is also a great introductory experience but it is recommended that coaches poses the requisite experience gained by coaching in the Instructional Division. 

2022 AA Division Rules


AAA Minors Division

The Minor AAA division is an upper tier instructional division with players ages ranging from 8 to 10 years of age. Scores and standings are kept. The number of teams in the minor AAA fluctuates from year to year, depending on the number of new players who sign up, number of players moving up from the Minor AA level and returning Minor AAA players. Depending on the number of teams, the AAA division may be divided into two divisions. During the course of the season each player should have the opportunity to play many positions in the field. The offensive team will use the continuous batting order for all players. The defensive team will field 10 players (pitcher, catcher, 4 infielders and 4 outfielders). Players pitch in this division, with Little League pitching rules including pitch count regulations. This division is differentiated from Majors, with no dropped third strike rule, for example. Stealing rules may be phased in as the season progresses. This division usually starts at the end of April and runs through the end of June. The division plays approximately 16 games (weather permitting). Games are played on Tuesday nights and Friday nights. Teams could play from 1- 3 games per week due to bye or makeup schedule demands. There are All Star teams that players can be selected to (9u and 10u). These tournaments are in July.

2022 AAA Division Rules

The Show

This division is designed to introduce the players to a more competitive brand of baseball and put to use the skills they have learned from the instructional leagues, such as the Minor and Instructional divisions. The Show players range from 10 to 12 years of age. The number of teams in The Show fluctuates from year to year, depending on the number of new players who sign up, returning Show players and the number of players moving up from the Minors. Depending on the number of teams, there may be two divisions with playoffs. This division usually starts at the end of April/early May and play approximately 16 games, weather permitting. All games are played on Monday's and Thursday's. Weekends if necessary. There is an end-of-season inter league tournament played for The Show division, seeded from regular season standings. This occurs at the last weekend of June or beginning of July. There is an All Star tournament that players can be selected to. These tournaments usually start around the first week of July.

2022 Show Bylaws

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Bristol, Wisconsin 53104

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