The Big Apple Softball League is proud to be celebrating our 40th year!
New to BASL? The best way to get involved is to come to one of our draft days on March 25th and April 1st!
Countdown to Opening Day - April 22nd!
If you already have a team for Spring 2017, registration is open! Don't forget to register before your first game!
BASL Skills Clinic 2017
Saturday, April 15, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Randall's Island, Fields 33 and 34
We invite all 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! It's a great way to brush off that winter rust!
We also need seasoned BASL members to volunteer as instructors/mentors to work with those interested in learning.
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 open (co-ed) divisions and women’s 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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Big Apple Softball League would like to Wish you a very Happy Holigays & a Happy New Queer! Be safe and take care of each other. See you in 2017!Click to find out more
The BASL Holigay Party will be Saturday, December 3rd at Stonewall starting at 4pm. We hope to see you all there! See the Facebook EventClick to find out more
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…Click to find out more
Due to inclement weather all fall ball games are cancelled todayClick to find out more
Saturday, November 5th from 4pm – 8pm is the November Edition of the League wide BASL Mixer at Henrietta Hudson’s hosted by the Fall Season Dive Bombers. Come by for Drink Specials: $5 wells/house wines $4 bud lite drafts See the Event on Meetup See the Event on FacebookClick to find out more