Info for Parents
FAQ: What equipment does my player need?
Compared to several other youth sports, baseball can require a lot of equipment. “What does my child need to play?” is a commonly asked question, not from parents just getting their players started, but also from those who see their child embracing the sport and wanting to supplement the basics as they progress through West…Read More
Field Prep for Coaches and Volunteers
As is the case with absolutely everything our entire league does, preparing playing fields for safe and competitive gameplay depends on the cooperation of volunteers. So, thank you for your effort! Coaches SHOULD NOT prepare fields for play, but do need to assure their team’s parents are taking care of it. Unfortunately, we have learned from…Read More
West Seattle Baseball Needs YOU! Register to Volunteer!
Volunteer registration for the 2023 West Seattle Baseball season is now OPEN! Everyone interested in volunteering with the league this year need to complete a basic registration to initiate the process. Once registered, a member of the league board of directors will contact you about your interest to help connect you to your opportunity. While…Read More
Divisions are Getting (a little) Older — League-Age Changes for 2023
Players with birthdays falling between May 1 and August 31 will be impacted by changes made this fall by PONY. During the 2022 PONY International Board of Directors meeting, a proposal to change the date for determining player eligibility from August 31 to April 30 was passed. The change will be effective starting with the…Read More
Yumps are Back!
West Seattle Baseball is excited to announce the return of the Yump (young umpires) program for the 2022 spring season! The league decided to not use the Yumps last season due to various pandemic-related concerns. Combined with the cancellation of the 2020 season, it will be nearly three years since the Yumps were in charge…Read More
Need to Know: Player Evaluations
Player evaluations for the 2023 spring season will be held the first weekend of March at Delridge Playfield. All Mustang and Bronco players must participate in one of the one-hour sessions in order to be assigned to a team. Bronco (12U): Saturday, March 4th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mustang (10U): Sunday, March 5th,…Read More
Need to Know: Shetland (6U) Division Tee-Ball
For a vast majority of youth baseball players, tee-ball is a first exposure to the sport of baseball. The use of a tee removes one of the games most-difficult elements (pitching) and simplifies another by having batters hit a stationary ball off a tee, rather than attempt to hit a moving ball which is broadly…Read More
Snack Shack Protocol
Ask any player, and they’ll tell you the best part about baseball is the Snack Shack. Not only is the Snack Shack a kid’s paradise, the money it brings to the league helps our kids play the great game of baseball at an affordable price. Like everything else about West Seattle Baseball, the Snack Shack…Read More