Big Apple Softball League: NYC's LGBT Softball League

All Games are ON as Scheduled

For the latest Updates in Game Status please call the BASL Hotline: (212) 696-7327

Ready to Register?

If you've been drafted and assigned to a team you can register today. And Remember, you are REQUIRED to register BEFORE your first BASL game or you will not be allowed to play.

Want to Join BASL?

If you are interested in joining BASL for the 2016 season please email to get added to the New Player Waiting List.

We will do our best to get you placed on a team!

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!


The drafts for the 2016 Season are OVER but if you are still interested in joining BASL for the 2016 season please email to get added to the New Player Waiting List. We will do our best to get you placed on a team!

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

Sunday Brunch @ Johnny Utah’s

May 5, 2016

Let’s Brunch Together! Join us for LGBTQ Sundays Every Sunday At Johnny Utah’s Located on 51st Street Between 5th & 6th Avenues Unlimited Bloody Mary’s, Bellini’s & Mimosas with the purchase of any Brunch Menu Item, just say you’re with Jeff from the Big Apple Softball League

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Rules Review: Baserunner & Fielder Interference

Apr 20, 2016
rulebook rules

Every Season with have some confusion over Specific BASL or ASA Rules and we figured we’d go over the particularly troublesome rules. BASL is a recreational softball league and we want to make sure everyone is safe so we’d like to review a rule that comes up often in regards to plays at Home Plate…

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Tips: How to Register

Apr 18, 2016

Before playing in their first 2016 BASL Softball game, all players need to register and pay their $100 Player’s Fee. If a Team is found with an unregistered player on their roster, their games will be automatically forfeited! There’s been some confusion around registration so we thought we’d put together some instructions: Navigate to the…

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New Players: Find out more information about joining Big Apple Softball League!

Returning Players: Registration for the 2016 Spring/Summer Season is Open!

New Teams: Remember to fill out our new team application form (Follow the Link for more information!)

Thank you to our Sponsors!