What are the league divisions?

Rookie For our youngest players, ages 5-6, T-Ball is Co-ED and our first developmental league. Everyone has fun learning about baseball.  Practices and games take place on weekdays and weekends at Vernier, Mason, Ghesquiere and Monteith.

Girls Softball: Players are assigned to teams organized across Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods. Teams practice and play locally and against teams from other District 6 leagues.  Softball registration can be completed at Grosse Pointe Little League Softball > Home (

  • 2024 Girls' Softball Age Breakdown
  • Girls Rookie T-Ball (birth year 2017 and 2018)
  • Girls Machine Pitch (birth year 2015 and 2016)
  • Girls Minor League (birth year 2013 and 2014)
  • Girls Major League (birth year 2011 and 2012)

Collegiate Machine Pitch:  Intended for 7-8 year-olds who can advance to the next level. Our Collegiate League is a developmental league with entry level competition.  A machine is used for pitching to the hitters. Players learn more about positions, base running and strategy. Umpires are provided.  Season ends with a tournament of all teams.  *** 6 year olds interested in playing Collegiate will have the opportunity to try out based on team availability and player skill level.

AA Level: Intended for 9-11year-olds. This league is our first, fully competitive level. Six inning games are played, umpires are provided, players pitch, outs are recorded and players learn positions. Results and Standings are recorded and at the end of the season playoffs determine the AA Champion.  8 year olds who wish to try out for our AA division will have the opportunity to do so in March.  Selection is based on player skill level and division space.

Major League: For 11-12 year-olds who are selected through our annual draft. This is our premier, competitive league for players 11-12. Major league teams require a significant commitment with games up to 3 days per week and practices 1-2 days per week.  ***10 year olds interested in playing Majors will have the opportunity to try out in March.  Entry to Majors is based on skill level and availability.

Intermediate (13) and Senior League (14-16): For those who want to continue to play baseball in Grosse Pointe. This league provides an advanced baseball experience with larger diamonds.  

When does it all start?
Registration begins in January. After tryouts (check online for dates) and registration is complete, teams are formed and schedules are determined. Coaches will begin contacting parents and organizing practices in late March. Games typically start the last week of April or the first week of May.

When is Parade and Picture Day?
Opening Day 2024 is tentatively scheduled for Sunday, April 28th.  It is comprised of a parade, games, team photos and ceremonies. The parade occurs on Mack Ave.  Games and ceremonies are at Ghesquiere Park.

Who are the Coaches and Board Members? Coaches and Board Members are volunteer dads and moms. All coaches, volunteers and board members are required to participate in a background check. If you would like to volunteer, coach or become a board member please don’t hesitate to contact a local Little League Governing Board Member or email the league at League Email

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GP Woods, Michigan 48236

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