Baseball & Softball

Hill House Baseball is downtown Boston’s nationally-affiliated Little League. Registration for Spring 2019 is NOW OPEN! Please see individual links & info below.

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Hill House Little League (4-12 years)

Season begins April 2019

In accordance with Little League rules, all players in Hill House Little League must live within our district boundariesYou can still participate if you attend a school within our boundary, or if necessary you can request a waiver from your designated neighborhood league. For any questions, please contact Athletics Manager Marshall Caldera at mcaldera@hillhouseboston.org

T-Ball (4-5 years)

Graduate from Born to Play baseball and have your player join their first Hill House team! This fun introductory league still covers the basics, but exposes players to formalized game play, the rules, and processes of America's pastime. This year, practices will start as clinics ran by HH athletics staff and end fun games to end the session. Players all receive a hat, jersey, and will be assigned to a team.

Practice clinics are led by Hill House staff, teams are led by parents & volunteers for games.

Register: Tuesdays & Saturdays

AA Baseball - Machine Pitch (6-8 years)

After they have mastered the basics in T-Ball, our players move on to AA and machine pitching! Structured as an intermediate league-- AA expands on the processes and rules of baseball at the next level, while refining hitter swings to the new challenge of hitting the pitched ball from our Zooka pitching machine. Clinic-based practices led by HH baseball instructors will also help cover making the routine plays in the fields, introducing all the positions in the field, and base-running principles. Players all receive a hat, jersey, and will be assigned to a team.

Practice clinics are led by Hill House staff, teams are led by parents & volunteers for games.

Register: Fridays & Saturdays

Girls AA Softball - Coach Pitch (6-9 years)

Hill House is seeking to build out it's own girls softball league! Building on the basic principles taught in co-ed T-Ball, AA Softball will offer girls the opportunity to learn their own sport with this new coach-pitch offering. This will give girls their first exposure to hitting pitching from our instructors, team defense, and formal games. Clinic-based practices will be combined with games in one weeknight session. Players all receive a hat, jersey, and will be assigned to a team.

This league is led by Hill House staff & volunteers.

Register: Thursday evenings

AAA Baseball - Player Pitch (8-10 years)

Now that they have gone through T-Ball and AA, our players are ready for our competitive AAA league. This league focuses on using the skills and fundamentals they have learned in the prior levels and applying them to formal games throughout a regular season schedule that finishes with a league playoff tournament. Players are challenged to learn the skills of pitching, catching, team defense, relays, cut-off principles, and more. Your player will love the bond they create with their team through a fun season, with the opportunity for call-up games with our Majors teams. Players all receive a hat, jersey, and will be assigned to a team.

Practices and games are led by parents & volunteers.

Register: Wednesdays & Saturdays

Girls AAA Softball - Player Pitch (8-12 years)

Hill House is seeking to build out it's own girls softball league! Building on the basic principles taught in AA Softball, the AAA program will test girls with their ability to hit live pitching from other players. Our athletics staff and volunteers will lead these teams and help teach new concepts for positional defense, hitting techniques and pitching mechanics. Clinic-based practices will be combined with games in one weeknight session. Players all receive a hat, jersey, and will be assigned to a team.

This league is led by Hill House staff & volunteers.

Register: Thursday evenings

Hill House Majors Little League (9-12 years)

After their long journey through the minor league levels, players are ready to play on the big diamonds in our Majors division! Run on the historic Boston Common fields in the middle of the city, this program is led by our top Little League instructors and baseball volunteers. Our teams will also compete against other leagues from surrounding neighborhoods.

This league is led by head instructor Ryan Flanagan, Hill House staff & volunteers.

Register: Mon or Tue practices (elective), Weds & Thurs games

 

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Born to Play Baseball (3-5.5 years)

Introduce your child to America's favorite pastime through this beloved Hill House class. Through fun games and activities, your little baseball player will learn the basics of hitting, fielding and throwing from an experienced, supportive team of coaches.

This program is taught by Hill House athletics instructors.

Register: Tuesday 1:30 Tuesday 4:00 (3 year olds) Wednesday 1:30

Wednesday 2:15 Friday 1:30 Friday 3:30

 

Please note that all programs taking place on outdoor athletics fields are subject to change based on permits as issued by the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

 



Interested in all of our athletics offerings?

Visit our athletics page to see all of our classes!