Major Baseball and
Tryouts are held each year
for the Major Division of softball and baseball. Tryouts are used to
draft players into the Major Division, however, we also use the tryout
scores to help form and balance the Minor Division. All player
candidates ages 10 through 12 wanting to move up to Majors that are not
already on a Major League team must attend one of the tryouts.
Managers from each team
score the candidates and use the scores to help them deicide which players
to draft to their team. Players are scored on five categories.
bat/bunt, fielding fly balls, fielding ground balls, throwing, and are
timed running the bases.
If your child is league age
10 or above, please plan on attending one of the scheduled tryouts. Check
the Calendar of Events for
Baseball and Softball
All players league age 13
& 14 will be placed on a Junior team. New teams are formed each
year. Evaluations are held on opening day in the morning at Arthur
Players are scored on five
categories. bat/bunt, fielding fly balls, fielding ground balls, throwing,
and are timed running the bases. Junior age players are not required
to attend the evaluations. However, the scores help the managers
deicide which players to draft to their team.
Teams will be formed by a
draft after the evaluations. The Junior season begins in
April. Thornydale will be inter-leaguing with other leagues in the
Senior Baseball and
All players league age 15
& 16 will be in the Senior Division. New teams are formed each
year. There are no tryouts for the Seniors. Teams will be
formed by a draft prior to the start of the Senior season, which will be
after April 29th. Thornydale will inter-league with other leagues in
the Tucson area. More information to come.
Check the Calendar of Events for dates.
Junior and Senior Softball will be combined this season.