Play Ball: Tosa Baseball Registration Underway

Feb. 15, 2013

Pitchers and catchers have reported for spring training; now it’s your turn. The Tosa Baseball League is registering players for baseball and fastpitch softball. Children who live in Wauwatosa or attend Wauwatosa schools, and who are between the ages of seven and 15 as of September first, are eligible to play.


Tosa Baseball, which was founded more than 40 years ago, is an independent league. The league encourages a competitive level that is age appropriate for each bracket, and players get the opportunity to learn and play multiple positions to determine their best place to excel.

“Children develop athletic abilities at varying ages, so we ensure that all players see even playing time,” emphasized James Ingbretson, league president.

Tosa Baseball is a co-ed league and is divided into four divisions: Rookie, for ages seven and eight; World, for ages nine and ten; American, for ages 11 and 12; and National, for ages 13 & 14.

Tosa Girls’ Fastpitch is similarly divided into Junior, Minors, Majors, and Seniors.

Teams are drafted in late March or early April, and outdoor practices start in May on local fields in Wauwatosa and Milwaukee; however, registered players can take advantage of free indoor practices at Tosa Baseball’s Extra Innings warehouse, located at the corner of 92nd Street and Center Street.

Games begin in June and are played through mid-July, at which time the league holds a tournament. At the end of the season, every player receives a recognition trophy.

Registration is available online http://www.leaguelineup.com/miscinfo.asp?menuid=32&url=tosabaseball&sid=455425696. The cost is $165 per player, but rebates are available for families who volunteer.

“The success of this league is dependent on volunteers and sponsors,” said Ingbretson. “Many of our coaches played Tosa Baseball as children. The coaches, our team managers, equipment managers, special events coordinators and other key volunteers make this a fun, safe league for our families.”

Community Watch

» Protest over fatal shooting forces brief closure of Mayfair Mall 7/23

» Reports into fatal Wauwatosa police shooting delivered to DA 7/22

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Business Spotlight: Cranky Al's has grown from desperation to a Wauwatosa institution Updated:  7/20

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Wisconsin Badgers football, WIFCA All-Star game 7/20

» Michaelis leads Wauwatosa East past rival West in regional 7/20

» Milwaukee County Chargers earn overtime win over Muskego 7/20

» Activists push DA for disclosure on police killing in Wauwatosa 7/19

» Video: How a Pokémon Go newbie experienced the craze playing in Wauwatosa Updated:  7/19

» Tosa police, firefighters celebrated during First Responders Fest 7/18

» Ray's Wine & Spirits in Tosa celebrates 55 years with public party 7/15

» Wauwatosa's Relay for Life event slated for July 22 7/14

» Wauwatosa Mayor Kathy Ehley receives award for business leadership 7/14

» Video: Mayfair Collection's Bartolotta restaurants billed as 'triple threat' Updated:  7/14

» Bus rapid transit route clears two hurdles 7/13

» A look at the French restaurant Cafe Grace, opening Tuesday in Wauwatosa 7/13

» Wauwatosa West baseball team drops four of last five games 7/12

» Wauwatosa East baseball team falls to Marquette in Greater Metro semifinals 7/12

» Coalition for Justice, Black Lives Matter protest in Milwaukee, Tosa Updated:  7/12

» Second demonstration in less than a week held at Mayfair 7/12

» Milwaukee County Chargers win first game 7/12

» Wauwatosa East's Kelnhofer to play in All-Star Game 7/12

» Milwaukee County Zoo announces arrival of new female orangutan 7/12

» Zoological Society of Milwaukee announces new president, CEO 7/12

» Initial Reaction Podcast: WIAA state summer baseball tournament preview Updated:  7/12

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Hidden Tosa

 

"Hidden Tosa" is a semi-regular feature where our Wauwatosa reporter explores the closed down and closed off parts of Wauwatosa.

Advertisement

CONNECT