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Umps and Pitch Counters Wanted!

If you are 13 or older as of 2022 and interested in learning more about the rules of baseball and trying the umpire/pitch counting rules on the field, please register below.  

Please note that there are three mandatory training sessions to help prepare for the season:

  • Monday, March 21st Rules Meeting from 6-8pm (Location To Be Determined)
  • Monday, March 28th Rules Meeting from 6-8pm (Location To Be Determined)
  • Saturday, April 2nd On-Field Training at Carlson Field 9-12pm 

All training sessions will be administered by HLL in collaboration with Mark Rulli, who has over 25 years of umpiring experience that includes college, semi-pro, and Olympic-level play.  Mark has been selected by Little League International to umpire Regional, District and State Final level-games and is also a card-carrying Little League state umpire trainer.  Mark was also recently acknowledged as the MIAA Baseball Official of the Year. 

Please bring a printout of each of the following documents.  
•    2022 HLL Rules
•    Pitch Count Log
•    2022 Game Card

Please contact Jason Anderson and Sean O’Connell for questions at: Umpire.HinghamLL@gmail.com

Little League Age Chart

Hingham Little League Division Overview

League

Age(s)

(Birthdate Range)

Evaluations Required

Yes / No

Season Start/End

# of games

weekday and weekend

Format

Majors

12

(Sept 1, 2008 – Aug 31, 2009)

Yes

Early April –

Mid June

1 weekday

1 weekend

Kid Pitch

AAA

11

(Sept 1, 2009 – Aug 31, 2010)

Yes

Early April –

Mid June

1 weekday

1 weekend

Kid Pitch

AA

10

(Sept 1, 2010 – Aug 31, 2011)

Yes

Early April –

Mid June

1 weekday

1 weekend

Kid Pitch

A

9 & 8

(Sept 1, 2011 – Aug 31, 2013)

Optional

Early April –

Mid June

1 weekend

Kid Pitch & Coach Pitch

Farm League

7 & 6

(Sept 1, 2013 – Aug 31, 2015)

No

Early April –

Mid June

1 weekend

Coach Pitch

T Ball

5

(Sept 1, 2015 – Aug 31, 2016)

No

Early April –

Mid June

1 weekend

Hit off a tee

 

Please note:

  • Age is calculated based on National Little League age guidelines, with the birthdate ranges listed above.
  • Players age 8 and above could play in a higher division, based on registration numbers at each level and evaluation results.
  • Evaluations are held in Sept/Oct.  Please look for emails from Hingham Little League for exact dates/times.
  • Opening Day for the 2021 has not been scheduled yet.
  • The game schedule isn't released until March, once rosters are complete and the number of teams in each league is finalized.
  • Please see each league website for information about practices at each level.