Big Apple Softball League: NYC's LGBT Softball League

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

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Gotham Softball Classic

The Gotham Softball Classic is a NYC Softball Tournament hosted by BASL Labor Day Weekend.

Nominations are Open!

BASL officer elections are now open. Please email your nominations for Commissioner, Secretary and all Division Reps to the Women & Co-ed Division Commissioners. Nominations will close at the BASL Governing Board mtg on August 10th.

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

Grizzlies Give Back Fundraiser

Jul 21, 2016

The NYC Grizzlies have teamed up with The Ali Forney Center to raise money and collect clothing for a great cause. LGBTQ youth comprise up to 40% of the homeless youth population in NYC. These kids experience greater levels of sexual assualt, domestic/dating/stalking violence, trauma, HIV infection, mental health issues and substance abuse than their…

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Nominations Are Open

Jul 19, 2016

BASL officer elections are now open. Email your nominations for Commissioner, Secretary and all Division Reps to and Nominations will close at the BASL Governing Board mtg on August 10th. Voting will commence after the meeting and the new board members will be announced at the Awards Party in September. Roles Explained Below:…

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Monster Fundraiser

Jul 10, 2016

Several Sachs Teams have joined forces to host a MONSTER Fundraiser at the BASL Team Sponsor Monster Bar . The Raffle is scheduled for Saturday, July 30th from 5pm – 8pm. Come by after your playoff games to come win some great prizes! There will be Drink Specials courtesy of Monster along with Raffle Prizes some…

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