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THE PETERS TOWNSHIP BASEBALL ASSOCIATION

Pony and Colt League Overview

       
(13-14 year olds by April 30th)                     (15-17 year olds by April 30th)

 

Overview:

  • Pony plays on 54' / 80' dimension and Colt plays on 60' 6" / 90' dimension.
  • More competitive leagues for 13-17 year-olds, including teams from other townships
  • Practices and games held both during the week and the weekend
  • Pony home games are played at Rees Park and Pleasant Valley. Colt home games are played on PWP #1. Both leagues will play away games at opponent's fields
  • 7 inning games playing with 9 defensive players
  • Typically 3-4 PT teams are formed with 11-15 players per team (dependent on registration numbers)
  • Pony League Rules enforced
  • All scores are recorded and league standings/records are kept
  • Information on PTBA and the Pony League World Series can be found in our Travel Baseball section. 

Eligibility:

  • Pony: Ages 13-14 years
  • Colt: Ages 15-17 years

Rules:
PONY RULES

COLT RULES


Schedule:

  • Practices begin early-April for both Pony and Colt and the seasons will run until late June.
  • Practices and games will be held throughout the week and on Saturdays on a set schedule, weather dependent.
  • Practice slots are 1-2 hours and games usually last ~ 2 hours

Playing Time and Positions:

  • Nine (9) defensive players in the field; there is no minimum playing time requirement for players. Players do not have a minimum number of innings or at-bats.
  • Playing time, especially skilled positions (shortstop, pitcher, etc.) based on individual player skill, merit, game situations, and taking player safety into consideration.

Development Objectives:

  • Focus on refining player's existing skills and the development of advanced skills for all positions while maintaining safety and encouraging sportsmanship
  • Advanced skill development for fielding, throwing, batting and base running
  • Development Goal - Have FUN and advance baseball skills in a very competitive league where teams play to win

Equipment and Uniforms:

  • Player provides baseball glove, baseball pants, and cleats
  • League provides a team hat and jersey
  • League provides all other needed equipment

Awards and Recognition:

  • All teams participate in Playoffs
  • Pony League Champions and Runners up receive T-shirts
  • Colt Champions and Runners up receive awards from West Penn Colt
  • Players eligible for recommendation for additional Tournament team play in summer

We're looking forward to seeing you in the Spring
Chris Stocker, Pony/Colt At Large

Contact

The Peters Township Baseball Association

PO Box 998 
McMurray, Pennsylvania 15317

Email: [email protected]

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