Rain / Field Updates will be posted here no later than 2 hours before game time - or call the BASL Hotline: (212) 696-7327.
Managers - please use the pick-up player if you find yourself short players. Read the FAQ.
Schedules & Standings
All team schedules & standings are available under Seasons > Spring 2017
Our Fall Ball season will kick off in September! Save the Date!
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.
BASL plays double-header slowpitch softball games on Saturdays in a Spring/Summer and Fall Season. We also host numerous parties and events throughout the year including an Opening Party, Awards Ceremony, Follies and Holi-Gay Party. Our teams also host happy hours and fundraisers.
The league is currently divided into women's divisions and Open divisions. Each division is based on a different skill level and competitive attitude, from the highly competitive to purely recreational.
We have New Player Drafts to ensure players are placed into the divisions relative to their skill and desired level of play, this ensures the league is safe and fun for everyone. We do our best to find a team for EVERY player. 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 LGBTQ+ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Come and Support the Comets, Jesters and Outlaws at their Joint Division Fundraiser! Friday, 7/21 at Monster Bar – 80 Grove Street. Drink Specials, DJ and lots of fun Raffle Items. Raffle Items Include: a Babeland Gift bag, WNBA Tickets Coney Island Brewery Tour $50 Monster Tab … and More! View Event on Facebook View…Click to find out more
NYC Grizzlies Softball Team & Friends Performing Live in DRAG! Followed by Karaoke hosted by Flippe Kikee 50/50 Raffle + Drink Specials All Night Thursday, 7/20 @ Rockbar (185 Christopher Street) View the Event on FacebookClick to find out more
The NYC Grizzlies are hosting a Fundraiser at Rockbar on May 18th. They’ll be a raffle and drink specials. Come hang out!Click to find out more
The 2017 Season Opening Party has been announced for Friday, April 21st starting at 6pm. We’ll be hosting the Opening Party at The Monster Bar (Located on the Corner of Grove Street and Washington Street in The West Village) There will be 2 for 1 drink specials and Happy Hour. See you there! See Event…Click to find out more
BASL Skills Clinic 2017 Randall’s Island, Fields 33 and 34 Saturday, April 15, 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm Looking for newcomers and experienced players who are interested in learning new skills and/or honing their existing skills in throwing, fielding, hitting, pitching, sliding and other aspects of the game. Also looking for seasoned BASL members to…Click to find out more