Mel Ott Little league is a Volunteer Baseball / Softball League open to boys and girls ages 4 thru 18, the organization is charted by Little League International, Williamsport . Our program was established in 1958 in District #1 in the State of New York.
Q. When does the season Start?
A. For the 2016 Season the official Opening Day is either Saturday April 29th or May 6th, depending on the weather but the regular season is scheduled to start for the 3A and Majors Division on or about April 25th.
Q. When will practices start?
A. We plan on interviewing coaches the week of 3/12-3/15 and drafting teams for 2A, 3A, Majors, 10U SB and 12U SB the week of 3/26 - 3/28. TBall and Machine Pitch Team Selections will take place the following week. Once teams are established coaches may schedule practices.
Q. When are practices?
A. Practice schedules are determined solely by the coach of the team you are on.
Q. When are games?
A. Once the season starts teams usually play once during the week days and once on Saturdays. Days and times are not typically the same every week. Games may also be played on Sundays if we have rain outs during the week.
Q. When does the season end?
A. Typically the season ends towards the middle to end of July depending on the number of teams we have, weather and playoffs.
Q. Does MOLL provide uniforms.
A. Yes, every child who is a member of our league receives a team jersey and hat. We also supply equipment such as helmets, catchers equipment and bats if needed.
Q. My son or daughter has never played before and I'm not sure of their ability, can they play down a level?
A. Typically the League does not let players play down a level. Little League International has set division age requirements/limit to follow.