Fall Ball Information
Player’s Age for Fall Ball is based off players age on 8/31 of the NEXT calendar year. For Fall Ball, players play up one age vs. their Spring League Age for that calendar year. For example, in 2019, player’s league age for Fall ball will be based on their age as of 8/31/2020.
Number of Teams
Registration dependent. Ideally, two Machine Pitch, Minors and Majors teams. One or more teams from Intermediate, Junior and Senior divisions.
Number of Players per Team
Approximately 12-15 players per team. Many kids are also playing other fall sports, rosters are larger to accommodate absences.
Limited. Usually once weekly if possible. Practices begin in early September and end by mid-October due to darkness.
Games are most often on Saturdays in the late afternoon, on Sunday afternoons or Friday evenings at fields with lights. There may be evening games on other weekday nights only on an as needed basis.
The game schedule is usually finalized after Labor Day. At least one, sometimes two, games can be expected each weekend until the last weekend of October. Assume roughly 10-12 games over eight weekends.
Game and Practice Locations
Home games and practices are held on the Lower Gwynedd home fields. Away games are within a twenty mile radius at neighboring little leagues such as Whitemarsh, Plymouth, Bridgeport, Conshohocken, Flourtown, etc.
Developmental and competitive. Equal playing time for all players. Coaches understand that players may have conflicts and players are not penalized for such.