Welcome to the Official website for Chesterfield Baseball & Softball Association (CBSA)

Spring American Baseball League

The American League is for boys ages 8-14. This program is for recreational or competitive recreational players looking to build strong fundamentals.

Team Registration (2 steps)

1) Register Your Team 

  • Manager should register the team Nov. 1 - Jan. 31, 2022.  No fee to register a team.  You will input an expected roster which includes player first name, last name and email address of parent.  You will "Invite" the parent who will get an email with a link to register.  Rosters can be edited at any time so players can be added or removed as necessary.  Parent pays $145 player fee when they register.

2) Players Register

  • Player Registration is $145/player- if you are expected on a manager's roster, you will receive an emailed INVITE from the manager with a link to register.  Be sure to check SPAM and junk mail for the email.  If you are NOT expected on a roster (looking for a team) you can register a player until January 31,2022.  When registering, you will select "Find Me a Team" and you will be able to enter information like a friend's name in the Comments section.  Your player will go on the Available Player Listing made available to the managers.  If you are looking for a team, you can also go to the Discussion Board and place and ad for a Player Looking for a Team or look at ads for Teams Looking for Players.   CBSA will do it's best to find your player a team but cannot guarantee placement
2022 League Format
  • All league games played at Chesterfield
  • Practice times & locations are determined by the coach
8U Format
  • 12-Game Season: April - June 
  • Machine pitch/1 umpire
  • Games played: Fridays (6pm, 7:30pm), Saturdays & Sundays (8am - 4pm), and Mondays (6pm, 7:30pm)
  • Games 1hr 20 min
  • 4 pre-season and 4 in-season practices at Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex
9U-14U Format
  • 12-Game Season:  April  - June 
  • Games played:  Fridays (6pm, 8pm), Saturdays & Sundays (8am - 4pm), and Mondays (6pm, 8pm)
  • Games 1hr 40 min
  • 4 pre-season practices and 4 in-season practices (8U-10U only) at Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex
 Eligibility
CBSA does not allow any player to be on more than one roster, regardless of age, division or league.
  • 8U (Machine Pitch) for players born 5/1/13 - 4/30/14
  • 9U for players born 5/1/12 - 4/30/13
  • 10U for players born 5/1/11- 4/30/12
  • 11U for players born 5/1/10 - 4/30/11
  • 12U for players born 5/1/09 - 4/30/10
  • 13U for players born 5/1/08 - 4/30/09
  • 14U for players born 5/1/07- 4/30/08
Divisions
  • Gold - Competitive
  • Silver - Competitive Recreational
  • Bronze - Recreational
Guest Player Policy
CBSA will allow guest players for American League teams, provided the following are met:
  • Team must have at least 11 players on Official Roster
  • Team must have 8 or fewer available players to enlist a guest player
Guest Player
  • Must be a currently registered CBSA player in the American League (no Select League players)
  • Cannot be from a division higher
  • Must wear their own team uniform
  • Guest players cannot pitch

* Managers must notify coordinator 24 hours before game.  Not for permission but so coordinator can let the opposing manager know of guest player.

* Umpire and other manager must be made aware of guest player at ground rules.

Looking For A Team?  Check out our discussion boards
Fall American League
Team Registratin Is Closed
2021 Fall League Format
  • 7-Game Season:  August 21 - October 10, 2021
  • 8U Games (1 hr 15 min) Games played Monday - Fridays (6pm, 7:30pm), Saturdays - Sundays (9am, 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm)
  • 9U-14U Games (1 hr 30 min) Games played Monday - Fridays (6pm, 8pm), Saturdays - Sundays (9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm)
  • Managers will be given 12 blackout dates to avoid conflicts
  • All league games played at Chesterfield
  • $775/Team
Eligibility (Play 2022 Age Levels)
  • 8U (Machine Pitch) for players born 5/1/13 - 4/30/14
  • 9U for players born 5/1/12 - 4/30/13
  • 10U for players born 5/1/11 - 4/30/12
  • 11U for players born 5/1/10 - 4/30/11
  • 12U for players born 5/1/09 - 4/30/10
  • 13U for players born 5/1/08- 4/30/09
  • 14U for players born 5/1/07 - 4/30/08
Registration Dates
2022  Team Registration

Register a Team

2022 Spring Player Registration

Players with a team
Register using email invite link from coach
$145/Player

Players without a team
Registration for Players not already on a roster will open December 1, 2021 (Player will go on Available Players Listing)
$145/Player

Register a Draft Player

American League Coordinators

Your Age Group Coordinator is your primary contact for any questions you may have about managing your CBSA team.

Commissioner

David Ziolkowski
p.david.ziolkowski@gmail.com

Boys 8U Coordinator

Brian Ziha
brian.ziha@customsexpress.com

Boys 9U Coordinator

David Ziolkowski
p.david.ziolkowski@gmail.com
 

Boys 10U Coordinator

Brian Rappaport
brian.rappaport@integrityxd.com

Boys 11U Coordinator

David Ziolkowski
p.david.ziolkowski@gmail.com

Boys 12U Coordinator

Daivd Ziolkowski
p.david.ziolkowski@gmail.com

Boys 13U Coordinator

Rick Robinson
rrobinson@fof-research.com

Boys 14U Coordinator

David Ziolkowski
p.david.ziolkowski@gmail.com

Rules

Baseball Rule Book (3/28/21)
Baseball Rules Grid (3/8/21)

Bat Ratio
 

  • 9U/10U - no drop (Just stamp with 1.15)
  • 11U/12U - -10 (with BPF stamp)
  • 13U - -8 (with BPF stamp)
  • 14U - -5.5 (with BPF stamp)