Tryouts will be held March 6-7, March 14 at WMHS Field House

WAKEFIELD — Little League tryouts are this Friday night and Saturday, March 6 and 7, with the makeup date being next Saturday, March 14, for both baseball and softball.

Also, Little League will take walk-in registrations at all three tryout dates. All information can be found along with registering your child for this year’s season at

If your son or daughter is not already on a Major League or Senior League team they will need to attend one of the following tryouts. Also, all 9-year-olds, both girls and boys, need to try out.

Softball Tryouts

Softball tryouts are on Friday night, March 6, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Wakefield Memorial High School Field House.

All Little League age 9 players’ tryouts are at 5:30 p.m. All Little League, ages 10, 11 and 12, are at 7 p.m. for players who are not already on a Major League team. All Little League, ages 13 and up, are at 8 p.m. and tryouts are for players who are not already on a Senior League team.

The Little League ages for softball are: Farm League (Born 1/1/05-12/31/07), Minor League (Born 1/1/03-12/31/05), Major League (Born 1/1/02-12/31/04), Senior League (Born 1/1/98-12/31/01).

Any questions or concerns, contact Al D’Arco at 617-909-8771 or e-mail him at

Baseball Tryouts

Baseball tryouts are Saturday, March 7, starting at 8:30 a.m. at the WMHS Field House.

Little League 11- and 12-year-olds, who are not already on a Major League team, tryouts are from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Tryouts for Little League 10-year-olds are from 9:30-11 a.m.

Little League 9-year-olds tryouts are 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for Minors.

The Little League age for baseball are: Tee Ball (Born 1/1/09 – 12/31/10), Rookie League (Born 1/1/08 – 12/31/08), A League Ages (Born 1/1/07 – 12/31/07), Minor League (Born 5/1/02 – 12/31/06) and Major League (Born 5/1/02 – 4/30/05).

Note: All 12-year-olds who participate in the preseason tryout must be selected onto a Major League team. Any 12-year-old who wants to participate in the tryout but does not want to play at the Major League level, can sign a waiver prior to the tryouts to play at the Minor League level. Please speak to one of the WLL representatives for a waiver. You must try out to be eligible for a Major League team.

Senior League Tryouts

Senior League players, ages 13-16, (any player born between 05/01/98-04/30/02) will play on the big diamond and tryouts are from 1-2 p.m.

Makeup Tryouts

The last tryout day for baseball and softball is Saturday, March 14 from 8:30 a.m.-noon for anyone who has not tried out. You need only to attend one tryout in order to be eligible for the draft. Note: If you don’t try out you are not eligible to play Majors.