Mel Ott Little league is a Volunteer Baseball / Softball League open to boys and girls ages 4 thru 18, the organization is charted by Little League International, Williamsport . Our program was established in 1958 in District #1 in the State of New York.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. When does the season Start?
A. The season will begin in late April. Opening day is generally the first weekend in May, weather dependent.

Q. When will practices start?
A. Weather permitting, we hope to have teams in place by the first week of April. Once teams are established, coaches may schedule practices.

Q. When are practices?
A. Practice schedules are determined solely by the coach of the team you are on.

Q. When are games?
A. Once the season starts, teams usually play once during week days and once on Saturdays. Days and times are not typically the same every week. Games may also be played on Sundays if we have rain outs during the week.

Q. When is my payment due?
A. Payment is due at the time of registration. Unless your account is up to date we cannot place your child on a team. If you need special financial assistance, please use the Feedback tab on the vertical tab list to let us know. 

Q. When does the season end?
A. Typically, the season ends towards the middle to end of July depending on the number of teams we have, weather and playoffs.

Q. Does MOLL provide uniforms.
A. Yes, every child who is a member of our league receives a team jersey and hat. We also supply equipment such as helmets, catcher’s equipment and bats if needed.

Q. My son or daughter has never played before and I’m not sure of their ability, can they play down a level?
A. Typically, the League does not let players play down a level. Little League has set division age requirements/limit to follow.

Q. How can I sign up to be an umpire?
A. If you are 13 or older you can register to become an umpire.

Q. Will the concession stand always be open on game days?
A. The concession stand will typically always be open for baseball games and occasionally softball games.

Q. How do I become a volunteer to take the volunteer fee off my account?
A. Simply visit the Volunteering tab on the vertical tab list and fill out the forum!

Q. What type of bat can my child use?

A. Two seasons ago, Little League changed the style of bat allowed for play. All bat must now display the USA Baseball Logo. For more information on why these bats are safer, click here.




page updated 11/2010