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Summer overview:

West Hartford Little League (WHLL) offers several options to those players interested in continuing play into the summer season in a competitive environment. The league fields teams for both Little League District play and travel baseball. Players are nominated and must try out at the end of the spring season. Rosters are selected and announced early-June.

Our summer teams participate in both a regular season summer league / district play and local tournaments including the Mountain / River Tournement (run by the West Hartfod Youth Baseball League), Lindquist Tournament (operated by Farmington Youth Baseball), War at the Shore, Barkhamstead, and the Nutmeg State Games (run by the town of New Britain).

Little League District baseball

West Hartford Little League competes in Connecticut District 7, and fields teams at the following ages:

·        12U District All-Stars

·        11U District All-Stars

·        10U District All-Stars

 

Travel baseball

West Hartford Little League competes in the Central Connecticut Summer Baseball League and fields teams at the following ages:

·        12U Travel

·        11U Travel

·        10U Travel

·        9U Travel

·        8U travel

 

Summer baseball participation

Nomination process:

  • Players are nominated to participate in Summer baseball by the coaching staff of each team in Majors, AAA and Minors divisions
  • Nominated players will display a high level of baseball talent, however these players ALSO must display sportsmanship and leadership, as they are representing WHLL when playing other towns.  So both talent AND attitude are considered when making nominations
  • Eligibility: ONLY players who participated in the Spring season are eligible for summer baseball.  For those players who have other activities ongoing that limit their participation for their spring season team (e.g. other sports leagues or activities outside of WHLL), that player must participate in at least 60% of their team’s games during the Spring season to be eligible for summer participation.

Selection process & team formation: Selection to 12u and 11u All-Star teams is based on coach and player voting.  Selection to 8u-10u All-Star and Travel teams is based on a Summer baseball tryout.

For additional information on summer baseball, please email