Frequently Answered Questions

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Question: What Divisions does Moorpark offer?  How old does my child need to be to play?

Answer:

  • T-Ball: Ages 4-6 
  • Machine Pitch: Ages 5-7
    (5 year-old players require 1 year experience to play in this division)
  • Farm - Kid Pitch: Ages 7-9
    (9-year olds are not eligible to pitch per local rules)
  • Minors: Ages 9-10
  • Majors: Ages 11-12
  • Juniors: Ages 13-14

2018 Little League Age Chart
FOR BASEBALL DIVISION ONLY

Match month (top line) and box with year of birth. League age indicated at right.

JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AGE
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2013 2013 2013 2013 4
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2012 2012 2012 2012 5
2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 6
2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2010 2010 2010 2010 7
2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2009 8
2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 9
2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 10
2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 11
2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2005 12
        2005 2005 2005 2005         12
2005 2005 2005 2005         2004 2004 2004 2004 13
2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003 2003 14
2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2002 2002 2002 2002 15
2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 16

Note: This age chart is for BASEBALL DIVISIONS ONLY, and only for 2018. (2017 Fall Ball is included per Little League guidelines)

Question: Can my child play with his friends?

Answer: The league cannot guarantee any such request in competitive division based on creating a level field, but for non-competitive league the league will try its best, but still cannot guarantee.  With one exception: Siblings playing in the same age division WILL be placed on the same team

Question: My child has never played baseball before, will it be too diffcult?

Answer: Like all youth sport programs athletes of all levels are welcome.  By using the age calculator a suitable division will be found.

Question: What equipment will my child need?

Answer: Jerseys and hats are provided by the league.  Gloves, helmets, and pants will not be provided.  But since our kids grow so fast if you need equipment we can find some used equipment for your child.

Question: My child really wants to play, but it is too expensive, what can I do?

Answer: Contact Financial Aid, we can work something out.

Question: We don't live in Moorpark, can we still play there.

Answer: Yes, and no.  In order to be eligible for the Little League World Series, some other rules apply.  Please review this letter for details. League Officials

Question: Can I bring my dog/pet to the fields?

Answer: No. With the exception of service animals, pets are not allowed at complex.  MPLL Complex is on school grounds, so all school rules apply.

Question: What does my child need to wear for Player Clinics?

Answer: Glove,  batting helmet, bat, baseball pants and cleats (not necessary really for Tball).  Bats can also be shared in Tball. Practice baseball pants will be needed for competitive divisions. Wait to buy game pants until after initial team meeting; team pants color will be decided.

Question: My child is older than 14 and still wants to be involved in baseball, what should they do?

Answer: There a mutliple options for you child to continue with their love of baseball.  

 

 New Questions will be added as needed.  Do you a question, please let us know by emailing: Question

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