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Little Leaguer - January

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Volume 29 - Issue No. 1, January 2011


Little League International Discusses Composite Bat Moratorium

Little League International Takes Little League Baseball World Series Ticket Lottery Online

Due to the moratorium announced on Dec. 30, 2010, on composite baseball bats in all baseball divisions, several common questions have arisen. The most common questions have been addressed by Patrick Wilson, Little League International's Vice President of Operations.

The 2011 World Series Ticket Lottery will be conducted online with all submissions being collected through Little League's website. Log on to the Little League website to access the entry form.


Coaches Tool Kit A Valuable Resource for Little League Coaches, Managers

Little League Graduate Roberto Alomar Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

The Coaches Toolkit provides separate packages for Little League Baseball and Little League Softball, which include sport-specific training manuals, videos and other materials that will help both the novice and experienced coach.

Roberto Alomar has culminated his 17 seasons in Major League Baseball with election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., but his first organized baseball games were played in Puerto Rico's Mariano Lopez Little League.


Stephen Guerrero Nominated to Represent Asia-Pacific Region On LLI Board of Directors

All Little Leagues Reminded to Retain Tax Exempt Status

The Asia-Pacific Region recently nominated a new member for election to the Little League International Board of Directors. The election took place at the annual regional meeting recently held in Hong Kong.

A few years ago, Congress passed a law requiring all tax-exempt organizations, even the smallest ones, to file an annual return with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).


Little League International Mourns the Passing of U.S. Virgin Islands District Administrator Joe Samuel

Little League International Mourns the Passing of Former Massachusetts District 14 Administrator Alice O'Neil

Joe Samuel of St. Croix, served as U.S. Virgin Islands District Administrator for 33 years and was the third-longest serving District Administrator in the Latin America Region.

Alice O'Neil, former Massachusetts District 14 Administrator, passed away on January 16. She was 84. A native of Lynn, Mass., Mrs. O'Neil served as a volunteer District Administrator for 16 years.


League Took Player Registration Online and Saved 100 Hours of Volunteer Time

Let Hilton Worldwide Ease Your Travel Costs

Menlo-Atherton Little League officials were looking for a way to spare coaches from collecting paperwork, to better organize and report on player data, and to save time.

Hilton Worldwide is committed to support Little League coaches, players, parents, officials, family and friends when making travel plans. By booking online, at: HHonors.com/LittleLeague Hilton HHonors® members will receive 15 percent off their hotel stays. Enroll today, at: HHonors.com/LittleLeague.


Richard Juarbe Wins 2011 Honda Odyssey LX from David Seeds

DA's, Local Leagues Are Reminded ASAP Plans Must Be Approved Prior to the Start of the Season

Mount Joy, Pa., resident Richard Juarbe was notified by DAVID® Seeds that he was the grand prize winner in the "Anywhere There's a Game" promotion. As the grand prize winner, Mr. Juarbe is the recipient of a 2011 Honda Odyssey LX.

If a district intends to host any Little League International Tournament games above the district level, the host league must have an approved 2011 ASAP plan. ASAP plans must be implemented before the 2011 season starts in order to qualify as an approved plan.

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