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LS Youth Baseball's second season creates an opportunity for players of all levels to experience playing
summer baseball in a competitive environment with their in-town friends in keeping with LS Youth
Baseball's Mission Statement. We offer a variety of options for players of all ages and skill
levels. The information below is intended to provide a brief overview of our summer offerings and key
dates as you plan your summer.

Bay State Baseball
This is a competitive summer team for committed players at advanced levels on the 60 foot diamond (with
the exception of Bay State A). On June 2, 2018, assessments will be held by independent evaluators at
Featherland Park for each grade. Our goal, within each division is to field a single team of 12 players
each. It is expected all players that will try out for a Bay State team and be eligible for a Little
League tournament team will attend 60% of their in-town spring games as stipulated by Little League
Rules. Any exceptions will be handled on case by case basis.

1. Bay State D - Current 3rd Graders
2. Bay State C - Current 4th Graders
3. Bay State B - Current 5th Graders - The Red Team in this grade will also be entered to play in the
Little League U11 State Tournament.
4. Bay State A 50/70 - Current 6th Graders and Age Eligible 7th Graders (Turned 13 on or after May 1,
2018). The Red Team in this grade will also be entered to play in the Little League Williamsport
Tournament.

Important Bay State Dates
Assessments - Saturday June 2, 2018
Teams Announced – Saturday June 9, 2018
Official Practice Begins - Monday June 18, 2018
Baseball events (games and practices) are held 5/6 days a week, concluding with the Tournament of
Champions, which is held during the 2nd week of August.

90’ Diamond Baseball
Similar to Bay State, Lou Tompkins is a competitive '90 foot summer league for committed players at
advanced levels.
1. Lou Tompkins B – LS will field two team at this division

A. 7th Grade Only (Currently in 7th Grade), This team will also be entered to play in the
Little League Intermediate Division World Series. Any 7th Grader who turns 13 on or
after May 1, 2018 will play BayState A 50/70.
B. 8th Grade Only (Currently in 8th Grade)

2. 15U NE Pride – Current 9th Graders will play on the NE Pride, an AAU team from Garcia Hitting
Academy

Important 90’ Diamond Dates
Assessments Lou Tompkins B – Wednesday May 30, 2018
15U NE Pride – Saturday May 5, 2018

Minuteman
Minuteman Baseball will run a Summer Minuteman League for 13 - 16 year olds who have previously played
at the Babe Ruth level. This league will be comprised of teams from the same towns as the Minuteman
Spring league. It will provide an opportunity for players to participate in a less competitive and more
informal level of play than the Lou Tompkins program.

Games will begin the week of mid-June with games being played on Monday through Thursday nights. The
schedule is a 12 game schedule (2 games per week). The single elimination playoffs will begin on in
early August.

There are no tryouts for this team and selection will be based on player availability during the summer
and the order of receipt of the application forms.

Jimmy Fund
Jimmy Fund is a league for those who are interested in playing competitive baseball against local towns
but does not want the commitment of Bay State. There is no assessment and players are placed on
balanced teams.

1. Jimmy Fund Farm - Current 2nd Graders
2. Jimmy Fund Minors - Current 3rd and 4th Graders
3. Jimmy Fund Majors - Current 5th and 6th Graders

Jimmy Fund events are held 2 days during the weekday. There are no weekend events and the season
concludes the last week of July.