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Little Leaguer - December

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Volume 28 - Issue No. 11, December 2010


Truly, One in a Million: Little League Graduate Earns Medal of Honor

Facebook Contest Results in Great Ideas for Boosting Registration

Army Private First Class Ross Andrew McGinnis played in Knox (Pa.) Little League for six years. Pfc. McGinnis, who was fatally injured four years ago this month while on active duty in Iraq, is thought to be the only Little League graduate to be awarded the Medal of Honor.

Little League International's recent Facebook contest has resulted in plenty of great ideas for boosting local league registration. The contest asked for the best ideas that a local league could use to help bring more families into the Little League program.


Increase in Participation Fee for Little League International Tournament Will Bring More Benefits

Little League International Announces Instructional Clinics Featuring "Big Al" Price

Beginning with the 2011 Little League Baseball and Softball International Tournament, the local league participation fee per team will increase to $150.00. The increase will offset numerous additional Tournament-related operational expenses.

Little League International has enhanced its volunteer coaches training programs with the addition of "Big Al Baseball" clinics, along with several new tools, materials and resources aimed at improving the confidence and skill set of its coaches and managers.


Getting the Word Out: How One Washington League Is Promoting the 50/70 Pilot Program

Little League Baseball Camp, Baseball Factory Team Up to Expand Education, Training Benefits

The West Seattle (Wash.) Little League, with an eye on trying to keep players in the Little League program into their teenage years, has made the decision to charter the Supplemental 50/70 Pilot Program for the 2011 season.

To cap the regular season and get their summer off to a running start, Little Leaguers attending 2011 Little League Baseball Camp program will be assessed and evaluated by scouts from The Baseball Factory.


There Is Still Time to Order a Gift for Your Little Leaguer

Aptos (Calif.) Little League Makes Gains with Active.com's Online League Management System

The Little League On-Line Store can still ship to most locations prior to Christmas. And you can receive free UPS Ground shipping on orders of $50 or more until December 21. This offer is good for any apparel or souvenir merchandise. Use code – FRSH2010. Log on to: www.LittleLeagueStore.net.

Aptos (Calif.) Little League was looking for a way to improve communication, reduce paperwork and turbo-charge efficiency. Find out why former Information Officer, Eric Bloom, says...


Let Hilton Worldwide Ease Your Travel Costs This Holiday Season

Social Security Numbers May Be Required for Certain 2011 Documents

When planning travel this holiday season book with Hilton Worldwide, the Official Hotel Partner of Little League Baseball and Softball. By booking online, at: HHonors.com/LittleLeague Hilton HHonors® members will receive 15 percent off their hotel stays. Enroll today, at: HHonors.com/LittleLeague.

If requested by your local league, volunteers must provide their Social Security Number when completing their 2011 Little League volunteer application.

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