In most parts of the country, the youth baseball season (little league, middle school, high school) starts in February or march and it is downright cold! You have to endure 3-6 weeks of cold temperatures before the Spring pops and the weather is more comfortable to play in.
Can you play baseball in the winter?
Winter ball is played in Venezuela, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico. With the exception of Mexico, it is the only time of year professional baseball is played in those countries, so the fans and native players treat it like it is their major leagues.
How do you play baseball in cold weather?
Tips for the player performing in the cold weather Wear the proper clothing like Under Armour ColdGear. Wear a base layer for both your upper & lower body and build layers from there. You can always shed layers as you get warmer.
Is it harder to pitch in the cold?
Cold days are generally drier, yes, but they arent always. A cold, dry day has weather that would reduce the pitch movement just a bit, and then also makes the grip on the ball tougher to get right.