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Little Leaguer - August

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Volume 28 - Issue No. 8, August 2010

 

NASA Astronaut Col. Terry Virts to Take Part in Little League Baseball World Series Events

Central Region Volunteer Headed to Peace Corps

U.S. Air Force Col. Terry Virts, an astronaut and Little League coach who piloted the Space Shuttle Endeavour on a trip to the International Space Station earlier this year, will be a special guest at this year's Little League Baseball World Series.

Megan Cain is one of many Little League volunteers who give their time and expertise to the program every year. Megan has been volunteering with her family at the Little League Central Region Headquarters in Indianapolis for more than seven years.

 

Video Replay to Be Expanded at Little League Baseball World Series

More Games of the Little League International Tournament to be Televised This Summer

Video replays, used at the Little League Baseball World Series in 2008 for the first time by any baseball organization, will be expanded at this year's Series.

As many as 71 games of the Little League Baseball and Softball International Tournament will be televised throughout the month of August. ESPN and its family of networks, ABC, and the New England Sports Network (NESN) will provide the live coverage.

 

Little League International Enhances Child Protection Program, Partners with Family Trusted Child ID

The Baseball Factory to Conduct First Little League Baseball World Series Experience Camps This Month

Little League Baseball and Softball is teaming up with Family Trusted Child ID on a new child-safety program that all local Little Leagues nationwide can use as part of their fund raising efforts.

The Baseball Factory, the exclusive and official Player Development Partner of Little League, is hosting the first Little League Baseball World Series Experience Camps this August in Williamsport.

 

PIFBNational Professional Fastpitch Championship Series Set for End of August; Jennie Finch to Retire

PIFBPitch In For Baseball Marks First Delivery of Baseball Equipment to India

The 2010 National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series is set for Sulphur's McMurry Park, in Louisiana, Aug. 25-29. The Series will feature the final games of softball great Jennie Finch, who has announced her retirement.

One of Pitch In For Baseball's recent donations is targeted to help the growing demand for baseball in India. In three years, the program has expanded to approximately 68 teams and nearly 1,000 players.

 

Message of Success from NCAA College Softball Coaching Legend Sue Enquist … Prepare, Love, Honor the Game

Little League Challenger Division Players Participate In MLB All-Star Weekend Events

Former NCAA Softball National Championship Coach Enquist attended the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Little League Softball World Series at Alpenrose Dairy Farm in Portland, on Aug. 11.

East Anaheim American Little League was invited to participate in the 2010 Challenger Champions Game at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., as part of the Major League Baseball All-Star Week festivities.

 

A Rock of Commitment: For 33 Years of Service to Little League, Georgia District 6 Administrator Ralph Herndon Honored with Monument

SUBWAY® Baseball DeSIGNS Celebrity Baseball Auction Starts Aug. 20th

Ralph Herndon, Georgia District 6 Administrator since 1983, was honored earlier this season by his home league, Masters City Little League in Augusta, Ga., with the presentation of a monument at the league's field complex.

Bidding starts Aug. 20th in the SUBWAY® restaurants Celebrity Baseball Auction to Benefit the Little League® Urban Initiative.

 

Little League International, PowerChalk Announce Technology Partnership

Four Little Leaguers Earn Urban Initiative Baseball Camp Scholarship

Powerchalk has developed a web-based video product for Little League Baseball and Softball's free on-line Coach and Manager Resource Center called "Little League Connect."

Four Little Leaguers were selected as the 2010 recipients of the Urban Initiative Baseball Camp Scholarship and enjoyed a week at Little League International.

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