2021 House League Baseball – FAQ's
What are the age groups for each division?
11U Tyke - born in 2010 or 2011.
13U Peewee - born in 2008 or 2009.
15U Bantam - born in 2006 or 2007.
18U Midget - born in 2003, 2004 or 2005.
When does the season start and end?
Tykes and Peewees play their first games around May 17 and final games by mid- August.
Bantams and Midgets play their first games around May 10 and final games by 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 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 12-13 and one August 14-15. Bantams and Midgets playoffs are played tournament style over nine days in late August.
What equipment is required?
All players must provide their own baseball glove, batting helmet, protective cup and 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 players are asked to attend an Evaluation Day at Tom Chater on Saturday, May 1 at 11:00 am (Tykes), 2:00 PM (Peewees) and 4:00 PM (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 should play equally.
Do I have to live in a certain geographic area to playHouse 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 300 players individually.