Big Apple Softball League: NYC's LGBT Softball League
For the latest Updates in Game Status please call the BASL Hotline: (212) 696-7327
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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 Spring Awards

Sep 27, 2016

Jay Brito Manager Award kind, treated all his players like they were his children, like family. This award is a thank you from the manager to the players. Dima Division Arsenal, Antonio Guzman Fusion, Henry Tieu Hardware Hammers, Daryl Mannillo Boxers Warriors, Scott Batten Fitzpatrick Division Cyclones, Christopher Siley Mustangs, Ernest Watrous Demons, Eddie Schatzle Renegades,…

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Gotham Softball Classic

Sep 6, 2016
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Thank you to all the volunteers and organizers that put together a successful tournament. Despite the warnings of a hurricane hitting the city we managed to have a tournament in beautiful sunny weather with teams competing from as far as California. Congratulations to the our winners! D division 1st Providence Renaissance 2nd Southern New England…

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ASANA World Series Team / Tamika Anderson Fundraiser

Sep 1, 2016

Thursday, September 8th @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Dive Bar 75 (75th Street btwn Columbus and Amsterdam Avenue)  We have some great prizes to raffle off to help cover the travel expenses of our ASANA World Series Team. Please come join us for some drinks, food and fun! Prizes include: 2 tickets Yankees vs.…

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