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Understanding the Major Division

Updated Wednesday November 28, 2018 by Murfreesboro Little League.

The Major Division is back and will be replacing the Intermediate Division for Spring 2018. This division is the marquee divison for Little League Baseball and we are excited to have it back. Below we have some of the key difference for the Major division. 

  • Ages are 11 and 12 yr olds. 13 year olds will now play in the Senior Division
  • Pitching mound is shortened to 46ft from 50ft
  • Base distances is shortened to 60ft from 70ft
  • Outfield fence is  shortened to 225 ft from 250 ft
  • Players will not be allowed to lead off prior to the pitch crossing home plate
  • No metal cleats can be worn
  • All players will be redrafted   

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