Ian McGreevy, of Northvale, was darting to steal third base on Saturday during a Little League game in Harrington Park when the catcher fired the ball, striking him in the chest.
Players from the revered Berkeley Little League were back on the field Friday while parents were still shaken up by the arrest of a well-respected coach.
Nearly 1,000 Little League players took to the fields Saturday – to volunteer for a cleanup effort.
Greenwich Village Little Leaguers play at JJ Walker Park in the West Village for their season’s games. But the field was closed for renovations last fall.
Stony Point senior Little League players and coaches were gathered at Kirkbride Hall for a postseason party after winning the state championship when one of the players got the scare of his young life.
As was stated in Bull Durham, “Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains.” I learned on Monday that sometimes, when it rains, you can still come out ahead.
A New Jersey teenager left brain-damaged after being struck by a line drive while he was playing in a youth baseball game will receive $14.5 million to settle his lawsuit against the bat manufacturer, Little League Baseball and a sporting goods chain.
Fairfield’s Little League team may have lost their first game in the Little League World Series, but this Connecticut town is still brimming with support for their junior baseball team.
“This year that was our goal, obviously,” Par-Troy East manager Mike Ruggiero said. “Every year they went further than the year before. Hey, they don’t want to stop playing. It’s their last year.”
One day after 1010 WINS told the story of the Brooklyn Blue Storm, the undefeated little league team that could not afford to travel to the Little League World Series, a New York man has helped make the team’s ultimate dream come true.
With their 40-0 record, they should be heading to the American Amateur Baseball Congress World Series in Georgia next week, but unfortunately the team doesn’t have enough money to get there.
Elizabeth Lloyd is seeking more than $150,000 in damages to cover medical costs stemming from the incident at a Manchester Little League game two years ago. She’s also seeking an undefined amount for pain and suffering.
A Piscataway Little League coach is calling an umpire out, accusing him of a violent altercation on the field in front of young children and their parents last week.
Another baseball season is upon us and, while the rules for baseball bat usage are clear in college and high school, they become a little murky in Little League and travel league baseball.
Here is a comparison of Little League’s 2007 rules and its 2011 rules are set forth below. Much still needs to be done by Little League to protect its young players.