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Little Leaguer - October

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Volume 28 - Issue No. 10, October 2010

 

On the Road Again: Little League International Gearing Up for Little League Road Show Season

Universities Team Up With Local Little Leagues to Host Softball Clinics

Little League International's 2010-2011 Road Show Tour will begin in November. Communities throughout the United States can have a Little League Road Show clinic held in their town by requesting their District Administrator to organize one.

During the 2010 softball season, three universities in New York and Pennsylvania teamed up with various Little League Softball programs to host clinics focused on teaching young athletes the fundamentals of the game.

 

50-70 Pilot Program to Offer More Options in 2011

Little League Dads and Moms Asked to Share What They Love about Kellogg's Frosted Flakes®

Little League International has completed its assessment of the 50-70 Pilot Program that was made available to local leagues beginning in January 2010, and will offer more options for local leagues in 2011.

As baseball fans across the nation tune in for Major League Baseball's postseason, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes® wants to inspire Dads, Moms and their kids to have fun on and off the field with the "Share What You Love about Kellogg's Frosted Flakes®" contest.

 

World's Finest Chocolate Partners with Little League Baseball and Softball

Former Little League Baseball World Series Standout Jurickson Profar Makes His Mark in First Professional Baseball Season

For more than 60 years, World's Finest® Chocolate has been helping schools and youth sports organizations raise funds. Recently, World's Finest® became a licensed fundraising partner of Little League Baseball and Softball.

Jurickson Profar, 17, a two-time Little League Baseball World Series participant from Willemstad, Curacao, was recently selected by Baseball America Magazine as the top Minor League prospect in the Class A Short-Season Northwest League.

 

Little League International to Launch Licensed Scorekeeping, Live Play-by-Play Mobile Applications

The Game of Life: To Michael Romagnuolo, Playing Little League Is Fulfilling a Dream

Little League International has established a new licensing partnership to create mobile applications that allow local league parents and fans to generate and display real-time game updates and box scores.

Born in November 1998 with Amniotic Band Syndrome (ABS), Michael Romagnuolo has only four fingers on his right hand, half of a left foot with no toes, and his left leg is shorter than his right leg, yet he loves playing Little League.

 

Little League International, PowerChalk Announce Technology Partnership

LexisNexis Refines Background Checks Process; It's Also Time to Consider ASAP Plans

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."

For the 2011 season, Little League International again will provide each chartered Little League with access to 125 free background checks through LexisNexis. This year, the LexisNexis online background process has been simplified.

 

SUBWAY® Baseball DeSIGNS Tour Benefits Little League Urban Initiative

The Little League On-Line Store has Several Items on Sale

The second annual SUBWAY® Baseball DeSIGNS Tour, through its annual online auction, has raised more than $10,000 in support of the Little League Urban Initiative.

The Little League On-Line Store is stocked with a variety of Little League Baseball and Little League Softball-branded items and has featured items remaining from the 2010 Little League Baseball World Series on sale. Log on to: www.LittleLeagueStore.net.

 

Statement Regarding Composite Bats in Junior League, Senior League, and Big League Baseball Divisions

New Little League Charter Earns Wisconsin Town 2010 Good Government Award

A moratorium on the use of composite bats in the Junior, Senior, and Big League Baseball Divisions of Little League was enacted on Aug. 27, 2010, by the Little League International Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Cedarburg, Wis., chartered with Little League Baseball and Softball for the first time in 2010, and in turn created a financially self-supporting program that has been recognized as a category winner in 2010 Wisconsin Good Government Awards Program (GGA).

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