Big Apple Softball League: NYC's LGBT Softball League
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Gotham Softball Classic

The Gotham Softball Classic is a NYC Softball Tournament hosted by BASL Labor Day Weekend.

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. (If your team is hosting a fundraiser don't forget to message the BASL Secretary to get your event added to the calendar)

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

2016 All-Star Game Results!

Aug 23, 2016
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Thank you to all of our Big Apple Softball League All-Stars for coming out Saturday for a great day. Despite an early rainstorm the games kicked off with minimal delays. The Over 50 Silver Stars edged out the Sachs Division All-Stars with some late game heroics and snuck away with a thrilling 9-8 victory. The…

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Pride Night At Citifield

Aug 15, 2016

Despite the heat The Big Apple Softball League was out in force for the First ever Pride Night at Citifield for the Mets home game against the San Diego Padres. It was a close game with the Padres tying the game in the Top of the ninth inning. But the hometown Mets persevered and won…

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2016 BASL All-Star Games

Aug 11, 2016
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The 2016 BASL All-Star Games are set to take place Saturday, August 20th starting at 12 PM At Pier 40 on Hudson River Park 12pm: Field 1: Panarace vs. Fitzpatrick Field 2: Over 50 Silver Stars vs. Sachs 2pm: Field 1: Women’s Mixed vs. Women’s Mixed (open to GB, Mousseau, Women from Open) Field 2:…

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