2023 House League Baseball – FAQ's
What are the age groups for each division?
11U Tyke - born in 2012 or 2013.
13U Peewee - born in 2010 or 2011.
15U Bantam - born in 2008 or 2009.
18U Midget - born in 2005, 2006 or 2007.
When does the season start and end?
Tykes and Peewees play their first games around May 16 and final games by mid- August.
Bantams and Midgets play their first games around May 8 and final games by mid/ late August.
How often do the teams play and practice?
Tykes and Peewees play once each week. Bantams and Midgets play one or two games each week. Tykes play Wednesdays and Peewees play Tuesdays. Bantam & Midget games are Monday thru Thursday and vary each week from team to team.
All teams practice once per week. Each team’s practice day is selected by their coach in early May.
Are there any weekend tournaments?
Tykes & Peewees play two Friday/Saturday tournaments, one on June 9-10 and one August 11-12. Bantams and Midgets playoffs are played tournament style over nine days in mid/late August.
What equipment is required?
Players must provide their own baseball glove, helmet, protective cup & footwear. Most players wear rubber-soled cleats but running shoes are permitted. Uniforms and all other equipment are provided.
Can my son (or daughter) be on the same team as their friend(s)?
Usually yes. Both players should mark their one specific request on their registration forms. In past seasons we have been able to accommodate the great majority of the requests we have received.
How are the teams balanced?
All new and returning tyke, peewee and bantam players are asked to attend an Evaluation Day at Tom Chater on Saturday, April 29 at 11:00 am (Tykes), 1:30 PM (Peewees) and 4:00 (Bantams).
Does everyone receive the same amount of playing time?
Yes. Although this will vary from one game to the next, over the course of the season all players that show up regularly should play equally.
Do I have to live in a certain geographic area to play House League baseball?
All players must be residents of Mississauga.
When and where are the games played?
Tykes and Peewees play at (or near to) Tom Chater Park, 3195 The Collegeway.
Tykes play Wednesdays and Peewees play Tuesdays.
Bantams and Midgets play Monday thru Thursdays, mostly at South Common (3501 Glen Erin Drive).
How will I be notified in the spring?
Everyone who has signed up on our website for the MSBA newsletter will be notified by e-mail in mid-April. Notices will also be posted on our website www.msbabaseball.ca. Please note we are not able to contact all 250 players individually.