The Backyard League Games
Backyard League turns Baseball exercises into fun games
We have put together a selection of games inspired by core fielding skills. Each game comes with it’s rules describe in an intro video. Some games are time based like Fast Throw, some end after 3 strikes like Long ball and some are rounds based like Bullseye that end after 10 rounds of play. Most are for 2 players, but can also be played by more.
This is a high intensity game of catch, where speed, precision throws, quality catches and quick transfers is important. You have 60 seconds to get as many complete throws as possible. Drop the ball and you loose time, so keep your focus until the final buzzer.
This game is all about precise and consistent throws and catches.
Can you keep your focus for 10 rounds, where each player gets a throw pr. round.
Precise throws gives higher the scores. The more the catcher has to move to get the ball, the lower the score.
Higher and Higher
In this game you need to feel the ball and control your strength. Each ball has to be higher than the previous ball. The closer you are the more points you get. Throw to low and you get a strike, 3 strikes and it's game over.
Practise catching those high flying balls, in this game, where one player throws high balls and the other throw low and fast. The bigger the hight difference is the higher the score. You only have 60 seconds to complete as many throws as you can, but if you drop the ball, the penalty is high.
Longer and Longer
Each throw has to be longer than the last, so how far can you go before you strike out. Too short or drop the ball and you get a strike. The more throws you get the higher the score, you also get a distance bonus the further you get.
While you play, your score is mapped against your opponents score. Spectators can follow your game live ion the screen, while you as a players will get real time commentary based on your performace.
review your game after each match. See where you where ahead and behind your opponent. A great way to talk about the game and what to improve to get an even better score in the next match.
Every game has a leaderboard where you can see how you stack up vs players around the world. View by day, week, month and season. You can view by all players or your own network.
Every game you play is store in your score list. This is a great way to see how you improve in every game. You can also just play against your own score as a way to push your own game.