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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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We know that it’s technically still winter but if you’re anything like us, you’re itching to get back on the Softball Field. So we’re opening Returning Player Registration now! Here’s the deal. If you already have a team for the Spring 2017 season you can register RIGHT NOW. So you played Last Spring or Fall…Click to find out more
Come to Ty’s Bar on Saturday, January 7th from 4pm to 8pm to Celebrate BASL’s 40th Season. Check it out on Meetup See the event on Facebook The Dream of a Gay Softball League in New York City took roots in 1976 and became a reality in 1977. A twelve team league sprouted in 1977…Click to find out more
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