Big Apple Softball League: NYC's LGBT Softball League

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!


Attend a Draft Day to join BASL as an individual or fill out a new team application before January 30th to join as 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!

Field Status

Fields Are Open!

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.  

Latest League News

Chix Poker Fundraiser – January 31st

Help Support the Chix Softball Team with a Poker Game! PokerGame starts at 12:30pm on Sunday, January 31st. at Hometown BBQ in Brooklyn. (454 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, New York 11231) Room for 30. Entry $30 with rebuys & add-ons. RSVP over at the event on facebook or email HsiaoleiM[at]gmail.

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2016 Registration is now open to returning players!

Registration for the 2016 Spring/Summer season is open for players returning from the 2015 season. Returning players can find out more information about registration here. If you are new to BASL or looking for join a new team next season remember to keep an eye out for announcements regarding player drafts. (More information for new…

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2015 Fall Season Results

Playoff Results: Women Division   Name W L T PCT Branded Saloon- Go! Girls 10 1 0 0.909 Hit-n-Run 9 2 0 0.818 Majestic Thunder 3 6 1 0.350 Dive Bar 2 8 0 0.200 Venom Heat 1 8 1 0.150 1st Place • Branded Saloon-Go! Girls 2nd Place • Majestic Thunder 3rd Place • Hit-n-Run…

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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!)

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Thank you to our Sponsors!