Recreation Baseball & Softball

UpdatedFriday April 30, 2021 byDean Taylor.

Teams are established for play within the Township of Mount Olive based on the number of players registered for play within a specific League Age Bracket. Whoever signs up is assigned to a team regardless of skill or experience, and is guaranteed playing time. 

The Recreation Program operates spring, summer and fall seasons each year. 

Baseball Age Eligibility 
Players must be at least 4 years old, and not older than 18, by April 30th of the year they wish to play. 

Divisions are formed by age and play according to rules designated by Babe Ruth Inc. The divisions are often sub-divided based on the number of players enrolled and skill level. Typical divisions are: 

Farms: Ages 4 - 6
Rookie: Age 7
Minors: Ages 8 & 9 
Majors: Ages 10 - 12 
Babe Ruth: Ages 13 - 16

Softball Age Eligibility 
Players must be at least 4 years old and not older than 14, by January 1st of the year they wish to play. Typical softball divisions are: 

Farms: Ages 4-6 
Rookies: Ages 7 & 8 
Minors: Ages 9, & 10 
Majors: Ages 11 & 14