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Registration for the 2020 Spring Season is Now Open

Updated Wednesday October 16, 2019 by James Recinito.

Register today by clicking on the banner on the top of the MLL home page melroselittleleague.org

Registration will close on 12/15/19 (T-Ball will close on 1/31/20)

Questions? Please email our player agent: mll.player.agent@melroselittleleague.org

Go Melrose!

What league will my child play in?

The Melrose Little League is subdivided into five separate leagues, primarily based on age, but also on skill when appropriate These leagues are:

Tee-Ball

Ages 4 - 6 
An introduction to baseball. The players bat from the tee, everyone plays in the field.  

Each side bats through the order once each inning. Games generally last 1 hour or 4 innings, whichever comes first.
There is one game during the week and one game on Saturday.

Federal League Coach Pitch 

Ages 5 - 7 
Only coaches pitch these games. 

The coach gently pitches the player 6 pitches before the player is given a chance to hit from the tee. 

Each side bats through the order once or until three outs are recorded each inning. Games generally last 1 hour or 4 innings, whichever comes first.


There is either a practice or a game during the week and a game on Saturday. 

Federal League Kid Pitch 

Ages 6 - 8 
Only players pitch these games. 

Each side bats through the order once or until three outs are recorded each inning. 
Games generally last 2 hours or 6 innings, whichever comes first. 
There is either a practice or a game during the week and a game on Saturday. 

Minor League 

Ages 9 - 11

The games are more competitive. Games last 6 innings or 2 hours, whichever comes first. 

Coaches draft players for their teams based on skills demonstrated at assessments. 

Major League

Ages 10 - 12 

This is the most competitive league. Players must have participated in one of the assessments to be eligible. 

Coaches draft players for their teams based on skills demonstrated at assessments. 

All 12-year old players will be guaranteed a spot in the major leagues for their last year of Little League Play.