Big Apple Softball League: NYC's LGBT Softball League

Interested in Joining? New Player Drafts are Sat. March 25th & Sat. April 1st.

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Big Apple Softball League

New York City's LGBT Softball League

New Teams

Applications for the 2017 Season are due by January 30th!

Returning Teams

Returning teams must fill out the returning team form by January 31st!

New Players

New to BASL? Learn more about the league and how to get involved!

Returning Players

If you already have a team for Spring 2017, registration is Open!

Meet New People!

BASL is not only about softball! We host several parties throughout the year not to mention countless team fundraisers, and team get togethers at sponsor bars.  Remember to Signup for our newsletter to keep up-to-date will all BASL events and meetings.

It's easy to get involved. Come by one of our New Player Drafts in the early spring and we'll do our best to get you started with a team!

About The League

The Big Apple Softball League (BASL) is a not for profit adult community based sports organization, created to provide and protect the opportunity for adult individuals who support the bonds of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender fellowship to play softball in a safe environment of friendly competition, free of discrimination on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.


We are always in need of volunteers. Whether its scorekeeping, managing, helping set up parties and events or simply sponsoring a team. We could always use your help. Contact us to find out how!

News & Announcements

Keep up to date with the latest News and announcements from around the league

See Past Winners

Members participate in league playoffs, out of town tournaments and local friendly tournaments. See some of our past winners before joining their ranks!

Who Are We?

BASL plays double-header slowpitch softball games on the weekends (mostly Saturdays) in a Spring/Summer and Fall Season. We also host numerous parties and events throughout the year including an Opening Season Party, Awards Ceremony, Holigay Party and many teams host small get-togethers and fundraisers.

We welcome players of all skill levels and have teams divided based on need and skill-level. We even host an Annual Skills Clinic in Early Spring both for new players and players looking to brush up their softball skills!

BASL is a great way to meet new LGBT people and allies in NYC. If you are interested in playing in BASL please come to one of our drafts in the early spring or message us at And don't forget to Sign Up For Our Newsletter to get league news, event invites and other announcements delivered to your inbox every month.  

For that latest information on Game and Field Status please Call: (212) 696-7327

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Latest League News

New Player Draft Days For Spring 2017 Announced!

Feb 16, 2017

A little info about how the New Player Draft Works. We will host two days: Saturday, March 25th & Saturday, April 1st Both of these days will be at Chelsea Park on 27th Street between 9th & 10th Avenues. The schedule looks like this: Women’s Divisions Registration: 9:30 am Draft Activities: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm…

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BASL Social : Fat Tuesday @ Rockbar

Feb 1, 2017

Join us Tuesday, February 28th at Rockbar for our February BASL Social. Event Starts at 5pm and ends at 9pm. Drink Specials Including a New Orleans Inspired Hurricane for only $8 There will also be a 50/50 Raffle to Support our league

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General Body Meeting Next Wednesday!

Jan 30, 2017

Reminder there is a General Body Meeting This Wednesday Feb 8th starting at 6:30pm at the LGBT Center (Check the board for room number). All Teams are asked to send a representative.

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Thank you to our Sponsors!