Founded in 1978, the Beantown Softball League is the largest athletic organization open to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and heterosexual people in New England. The League fosters sportsmanship, friendly competition, and access to the sport of slow-pitch softball. The League boasts twenty-four teams in four divisions of play: competitive, intermediate, and two recreational divisions. Players of all ability levels find a fun and competitive home within the Beantown Softball League. Our Membership varies in age from 19 to 73 and includes non-players (significant others, ex-players, etc.).Fundada en 1978, la Liga de Softbol Beantown es la mayor organización de atletas abierto a homosexuales, lesbianas, bisexuales, transexuales y heterosexuales en Nueva Inglaterra. La Liga fomenta la deportividad, la competencia amistosa, y el acceso al deporte del softbol lento. La Liga cuenta con veinte y ocho equipos en cuatro divisiones de juego: competitivos, intermedios, y dos divisiones de tiempo libre. Los jugadores de todos los niveles de habilidad encontrar un hogar divertido y competitivo dentro de la Liga de Softbol de Beantown. Nuestra membresía varía en edad a partir del 19 de a 73 y comprende los no jugadores (los otros significativos, ex jugadores, etc.).
We play slow-pitch softball with a pitch arc between 6'-12'. There's no leading or stealing. We enforce fair play, respect for opponents, and polite behavior from all our members. We use ASA and NAGAAA Guidelines for on-field playing rules.Jugamos softbol lento con un arco de paso entre 6' - 12 '. No hay ningún líder o robar. Aplicamos el juego limpio, respeto al adversario, y el comportamiento educado de todos nuestros miembros. Utilizamos ASA y Directrices para NAGAAA reglas de juego en la cancha.
NEWBSL Board of Directors Meeting, Thursday, Feb. 15, 7 pm, Club Cafe
Jack Madden, Secretary
The BSL Board of Directors (officers and division reps) will meet this Thursday, Feb 15, at 7 pm at Club Café (back room). Apologies for the late notice. All BSL members are welcome to attend.
Agenda includes (to be finalized)
NEW2018 Spring Season Opening Day
Paul Gagnon, Assistant Commissioner
The 2018 Spring Season will begin April 21st, 2018 with Opening Day!
NEWNew BSL Logo Contest -- $200 Prize for the Winners!
Kevin Collins, Commissioner
We are starting a contest to design new logos for the Beantown Softball League, the Minuteman Classic, and the BSL Hall of Fame.
A $200 prize will be awarded to the person whose logo is selected for each one. This is not relegated to just league members, so if you have friends, family or frenemies who are good at this, by all means invite them to participate.
Feel free to utilize aspects of the old logos, but make sure to represent the LGBTQ community and Boston. You can submit your logos to
Good luck and we look forward to seeing your submissions!
NEWBSL Hall of Fame Class of 2017 - Chris Atwood and Eddie Banks
Kevin Collins, Commissioner
Congrats to Christopher Atwood and Ed Banks on their selection to the Beantown Softball League Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Please join us for the HOF Induction Event scheduled for June 24 at 6:00pm at Club Cafe. This is always a fun event where past BSLers and current come together. We hope to see you all there!