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Newark Little League

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NLL Tee Ball Division

NLL Tee Ball Division

Often a family’s first introduction to Little League®, providing a Tee Ball experience that is grounded in fun, fitness, and fundamentals is key to growing a child’s love for the game.



  • After registration, teams are typically formed in late January.  
  • Historically, NLL has 5-6 Tee Ball teams.  This year could be as many as 7 teams.  Still need managers.
  • Team sizes range from 8 to 12 players.  8-10 players per team is recommended.
  • Siblings are always put on the same team.
  • Tee Ball Team Coordinator will try to honor all friend and coaching requests as long as it aligns with roster size guidelines.


  • Practice schedule is typically on a Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs schedule.  
  • Practices start on Feb. 1 and run all the way through the end of the season (June 11)
  • Practices are usually between 45-60 minutes long.
  • Practice start time is decided by the Tee Ball manager.  Note: in February, before Daylight savings, practices can start as early as 4 or 4:30.
  • Practices are located either at the fields next to the Newark Junior High or at a Newark elementary school.
  • Practice days and location are determined by the Board-assigned Tee Ball team manager.


  • Tee Ball games are scheduled on Saturdays during the months of March and April. 
  • There are 8 Tee Ball games in NLL this year. 
  • Saturday games today start at 9am, 11am, 1pm, or 3pm
  • In mid-May, week-day games are scheduled in addition to Saturdays.  Weekday games start at 5:30.
  • Only one week-day game per week.
  • Each game shall have a minimum of four (4) innings unless the time limit is met.
  • No new inning shall be started after one hour and thirty minutes of elapsed time.

Game Play

  • There will be no record of wins and losses.
  • Base runners are always permitted the opportunity to advance one base on batted balls put into play.
  • To permit more participation in the game, when on defense, a team will be allowed all available players in the field.
  • Everyone will be listed in the batting lineup.
  • Each half inning ends when either the offense scores 5 runs or 3 defensive outs are recorded.
  • There is an option for coach pitch after ½ of the scheduled games have been played.

Key Dates

  • End of January - teams formed, and Tee Ball manager contacts all parents
  • First week of February - Practice begins
  • March 12 - Opening Day
  • March and April - Games only scheduled on Saturdays.
  • Mid-May - Weekday games begin (start time 5:30) - Saturday games still exist
  • Closing Ceremonies - June 11
Please email the NLL Board for any general questions and concerns: [email protected]

Please email the NLL Player Agent regarding any specific baseball topics regarding your player: [email protected]


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Newark, California 94560

Email: [email protected]

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