Big Apple Softball League: New York City's LGBTQ+ Softball League

Archive for April 2016

Rules Review: Baserunner & Fielder Interference

Every Season with have some confusion over Specific BASL or ASA Rules and we figured we’d go over the particularly troublesome rules. BASL is a recreational softball league and we want to make sure everyone is safe so we’d like to review a rule that comes up often in regards to plays at Home Plate…

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Tips: How to Register

Before playing in their first 2016 BASL Softball game, all players need to register and pay their $100 Player’s Fee. If a Team is found with an unregistered player on their roster, their games will be automatically forfeited! There’s been some confusion around registration so we thought we’d put together some instructions: Navigate to the…

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Tips: Inviting Players

Secretary Joe Hom has some tips for inviting Players to teamsnap. We had some comments about the registration particularly new players.  Some managers could not get their new players through registration because the new layer wasn’t invited. To “invite” new players: A team manager signs in and goes to their roster (tab, etc.) on TeamSnap.…

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Tips: Syncing Calendars

If you’re like me and you use your Google Calendar to schedule your entire life, then this tip might be great for you. After you register and pay your Player fees you’ll be able to view your team in teamsnap, once your division schedule has been approved and imported into teamsnap you can easily export all…

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UPDATED! New Player Draft Day & Rainout Makeup!

UPDATE: We’ve added a Rainout Makeup Day for the Women’s Draft & Co-ed Draft If you’d like to join BASL for the 2016 season, please plan to come out to one of our draft days! RAINOUT MAKEUP: Saturday April 16th, Randall’s Island Field #33 & 34 Women’s-Only Registration: 9:30 @ Field #33; Draft 10am-Noon Co-ed/Open Registration:…

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Getting to Randall’s Island

Subway & Bus Via subway, you take the 4, 5, or 6 train to 125th street. Once there, you can hop on the M35 Ward’s Island Bound bus at 125th street and Lexington avenue, the m35 Will take you across the RFK Bridge. The Softball Fields are the first stop once you get onto Randall’s Island.  …

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