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Little Leaguer - May

Volume 30 - Issue No. 5, May 2012

Spring Meeting of Little League International Board of Directors Results in New Division of Play

Little League Honors Top Lycoming County (Pa.) Seniors with Stotz Scholarship

As a result of voting conducted online by volunteer District Administrators around the world, the Little League International Board of Directors approved a measure to create a new division of Little League Baseball.

Each spring Little League Baseball and Softball rewards high school scholars in the Lycoming County (Pa.) area with the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball Scholarship.

Updated Little League® Scorekeeper-GameStream App

Fitness: How much training is too much for young athletes?

GameChanger Media has launched the Little League® Scorekeeper and GameStream licensed mobile app, which is a free download on your iPhone or iPad.

Jill Barker, a columnist for the Montreal Gazette, authored an interesting story about training for youth athletes that references the pitch count used by Little League Baseball.

Little League Experience Offers Children Unique Baseball Training Opportunity

Home Free Collection to Feature Unique Handcrafted Jewelry

The Little League Experience, hosted by Little League International and powered by Baseball Factory, will be held over the Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, for the third consecutive year in South Williamsport, Pa.

The Home Free Little League Jewelry Collection will feature unique sets of handcrafted pieces, designed and produced using the trademarked Little League logos.

Florida's Challenger Jamboree Expands Participation by 100 Players in Its Third Year

Little League's Green Acres Recovering from 2011 Flood

Clearwater, (Fla.) Little League was the host for the third annual Florida Challenger Jamboree. The state-wide event had 350 players and countless "buddies," families and friends participate.

Little League's Green Acres facility in Hillsgrove, Pa., has operated Summer Baseball Camp for decades, but there will be no campers enjoying Sullivan County's rolling hills this year, as a result of the flood that devastated the camp last fall.

Joplin South Little League Continues Rebuilding Effort

Little League Grad, Boston Red Sox All-Star Adrian Gonzalez Featured on Cover of 2012 Little League Magazine

Sunny Jim Park, the home of Joplin (Mo.) South Little League, was completely destroyed by an EF5 tornado less than one year ago. Recently, another step was taken by the league to get back on its feet.

Adrian Gonzalez, All-Star first baseman for the Boston Red Sox, is featured on the cover of the 2012 Little League Magazine. This year's edition has been mailed, and an electronic version is available through the Little League website.

Umpires Selected for Eight Little League World Series

MLB's San Diego Padres Launch Uniform Donation Program

The umpires who will be working the eight Little League World Series tournaments have been selected after going through a lengthy and stringent selection process.

The San Diego Padres and leagues throughout California's District 42 have entered into an agreement whereby all of the Little League teams, in divisions for players, league-age 11-and-under, will wear Padre Team jerseys.

Little League Urban Initiative Offers Opportunity to Attend Baseball Camp through Scholarship Program

It's Time to Submit Nominations for the 2012 Little League Awards Program

Children from Urban Initiative leagues, will have the chance to tell Little League International what playing Little League means to them and their reward may be a trip to Williamsport for a week of instruction at Little League Baseball Camp.

June 1, is the deadline for nominations for the 2012 Little League Awards Program. Information on the respective awards, nomination forms for the awards and highlights of past recipients are available on the Little League website.

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