Fun softball leagues?

softball closeupSummer emails:

A friend of mine would really like to get involved with a softball league that's fun and not too competitive. He's not a bad player but he's afraid he's not good enough to be welcomed by some of the more competitive leagues out there. Also, he's gotten the impression that without an "in," he won't be able to find an opening.
Any ideas?

We fear that Summer's friend may have missed his chance for this season, but maybe there are some mid-summer leagues that are starting up. If anything, tips on good leagues will help out for next summer.

Got a suggestion? Please share!

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it's not softball, but in the meantime you could join us monday nights @ 630pm (TONIGHT!!) for some free pickup kickball action!!!

we play at Hoffman Park (at the bottom of I-787) in Albany
http://tinyurl.com/kickballparty for map!

always looking for new people to come out!

the best softball in albany is probably here:
http://www.allamericansportsrecreation.com/

it's run decently well and is a lot of fun.
too late for spring/summer, but fall ball is right around the corner.

Great recourse stu, thanks! Any idea when registration starts for fall ball?

It's too late to join my softball league- Lynn's Softball League http://www.lynnssoftball.com/ It's a really fun beer league that starts up in May. Check it out then. You can be a "free agent."

I am manager of a pick-up (nonleague) coed softball team which plays for fun (slow pitch, of modest talent - and that may be gilding the lily) that plays during the week at 6 pm. We play 5 or 6 other teams of simlar ineptitude, er, I mean talent. We would welcome other teams or individual players (either male or female, but especially women) of similar ilk. If interested, you can reach me at chasepugliese@verizon.net.. Swing for the fences! Chase Pugliese

Summer, I don't know when fall ball registration is, check the forums every now at the site I linked to and they will announce it. ..good luck!

See my message above. My new email address is cpugliese2@nycap.rr.com

We are currently signing up teams for the Guilderland Co-Ed Media League. It's a very well run league that plays on great fields with umpires and a fun level of competition. The cost per team is probably the cheapest in the area.

Check out the website: http://www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?cmenuid=1&url=medialeague&sid=563820121

What can we do to register in a softball league? We are a Christian group and want to form a team of softball.

We will appreciate any information that you could give us

Thank you.

Luis González

The 2013 A.B.L.S. season is gearing up. We are accepting teams and free agents for this season. Check out our new website at: http://albanybeerleaguesoftball.com to enter a team or yourself as a free agent We are entering our 4th year and looking forward to another fun-filled summer of softball, beer, and revelry. The cool part; there are NO FEES to play in this league. See you on the field, cheers!

Anyone looking to join a fun beer league with no fees, look no further! We play Sundays and can't always gurantee winning but we can gurantee fun and beers! Reach out to us if you are interested at bruce.bukand@yahoo.com. We hope to see you on the field!

The Capital District Over 50 Softball League plays Saturday Mornings and some Sunday mornings at Corrections Training Academy on New Scotland Avenue in Albany. We are always accepting new registrations. Contact us at over50softball@verizon.net for further information. We are sponsored by CDPHP and by Capital District Physical Therapy Associates.

See Chase's note above. The team is called the Bozos. Can't go wrong with that.

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