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 & Player Registration (2 steps)

1) Register Your Team 

  • Manager should register the team Nov. 1, 2022 - Jan. 31, 2023.  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 $165 player fee when they register.
  • If you are a club team, and the club director is paying the fees for the team, then the club director should contact admin@cbsasport.com for some special codes to register.

2) Players Register

  • After registering the team, entering a roster and "inviting" players, parents receive an email with a link to register.  Be sure to check SPAM and junk mail for the email.  

  • Player Registration is $165/player ($25 late fee after Feb. 25- 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 looking for a team, you can register under option "Player without a team" which will place the player on an Available Players list.  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

  • If you are a club team, and the club director is paying the fees for the team, then club director should contact admin@cbsasport.com for some special codes to register.

2023 League Format
  • Games begin April 3, 2023
  • All league games played at the Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex (CVAC)
  • 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 5/1/14- 4/30/15
  • 9U for players born 5/1/13 - 4/30/14
  • 10U for players born 5/1/12- 4/30/13
  • 11U for players born 5/1/11 - 4/30/12
  • 12U for players born 5/1/10 - 4/30/11
  • 13U for players born 5/1/09 - 4/30/10
  • 14U for players born 5/1/08- 4/30/09
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
2022 Fall League Format
  • 7-Game Season:  August 20 - October 9, 2022
  • 8U Games (1 hr 20 min) Games played Monday - Fridays (6pm, 7:30pm), Saturdays - Sundays (9am, 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm)
  • 9U-14U Games (1 hr 40 min) Games played Monday - Fridays (6pm, 8pm), Saturdays - Sundays (9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm)
  • Managers will be given 12 blackout dates to avoid conflicts
  • All league games played at Chesterfield
  • $850/Team
Eligibility (Play 2023 Age Levels)
  • 8U (Machine Pitch) for players born 5/1/14 - 4/30/15
  • 9U for players born 5/1/13 - 4/30/14
  • 10U for players born 5/1/12 - 4/30/13
  • 11U for players born 5/1/11 - 4/30/12
  • 12U for players born 5/1/10 - 4/30/11
  • 13U for players born 5/1/09- 4/30/10
  • 14U for players born 5/1/08 - 4/30/09
Registration Dates

2023 American Baseball Team Registration
No fee to register a team ($0)

Register a Team
2023 American Baseball Player Registration
$165/player

Players with a team
Register using email invite link from coach 

Players without a team
 Register a Draft Player

Please see the Discussion Boards for Teams Looking For Players and to place and ad for Player Looking for a Team

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

David Ziolkowski
p.david.ziolkowski@gmail.com

Boys 9U Coordinator

Brian Ziha
brian.ziha@customsexpress.com
 

Boys 10U Coordinator

David Ziolkowski
p.david.ziolkowski@gmail.com

Boys 11U Coordinator

Brian Rappaport
brian.rappaport@integrityxd.com

Boys 12U Coordinator

Scott Andrews
scottandrews230@gmail.com

Boys 13U Coordinator

Brian Rappaport
brian.rappaport@integrityxd.com

Boys 14U Coordinator

Rick Robinson
rrobinson@fof-research.com

Rules

Baseball Rule Book (3/27/22)
Baseball Rules Grid (3/27/22)

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)