Big Apple Softball League: NYC's LGBT Softball League

We are accepting new Team Applications for the Open & Women's Divisions for the Spring 2017 Season. 

Applications are due by January 30th! If you are interested, please fill out the form and email it to

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

Holigay Party December 3rd at Stonewall

Nov 22, 2016

The BASL Holigay Party will be Saturday, December 3rd at Stonewall starting at 4pm. We hope to see you all there!   See the Facebook Event

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Fall Ball Playoffs this Weekend (Saturday, November 5th)

Nov 1, 2016
Fall Ball Logo

Fall Ball are This Weekend! Rules: Playoff Rules: 1 day – November 5th 1 hour games 1-1 with courtesy Foul No new inning after 50 minutes Championship Game Rules: 0-0 count 1.5 hour games No new inning after 75 minutes Game Scheduled at 12:15 “If”Game 1:45pm Women’s Division Playoffs Games Start at 9:00am (Last Possible Game Starting…

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Oct 22, 2016

Due to inclement weather all fall ball games are cancelled today

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