West Seattle Baseball Night at the Fish Sticks THIS Friday!

West Seattle Baseball and the DubSea Fish Sticks have collaborated to provide one last “West Seattle Baseball” night at Mel Olson Stadium in White Center. Join fellow West Seattle Baseball families this Friday night, July 29th, for a celebration of another successful year of baseball. Tickets are $12 (or $8 for everyone aged 12 and…

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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…

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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…

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Field Information for Coaches

Coaching youth baseball in the Pacific northwest means dealing with weather. Everyone should do their best to get their practices in, but sometimes the fields won’t be playable. Seattle Parks Coaches can sign-up for email updates from Seattle Parks, which will include field closures, by following this link. Emails will be sent only on weekdays…

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Coaches! Get Practice Ideas from MOJO!

PONY Baseball and Softball has partnered with MOJO to provide free coaching resources for volunteer coaches. MOJO is a free-to-download mobile app available on both Android and IOS devices. Let’s hit it out of the park this season! @PONYbbsb and MOJO have teamed up to make spring ball better than ever, with free coaching resources…

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Rules and Regulations

As a PONY league, West Seattle Baseball games are played by the “Official Rules of Major League Baseball” (often called simply “OBR”) with a number of amendments made for each level of play. On this page, you will find helpful links to all pertinent rules sets, divisional amendments, and other great reference material with regard…

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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…

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Player Draft Rules and Guidelines

All players must register with West Seattle Baseball during the registration period to be eligible to play. At the close of registration, the number of teams in each division will be determined by dividing the number of registered players by 12 with the goal to get each team as close to 12 players as possible. …

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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…

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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…

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West Seattle Baseball
P.O. Box 16754
Seattle, WA 98116

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