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Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Team Beats Philly, Advances To Little League Title Game

Chicago’s celebrated Jackie Robinson West team eliminated Philadelphia 6-5 Thursday night, in a matchup at the Little League World Series.

08/21/2014

Neighbors say baseballs coming from a park in West Babylon are damaging their homes. (Credit: CBS 2)

West Babylon Residents Cry Foul Over Barrage Of Balls, Noise Coming From Little League Field

Homeowners in one Long Island village say they have a simple request. They want the park across the street and the little league baseball players who use it to be better neighbors.

07/21/2014

A logo pays tribute to little leaguer Lorenzo Fernandez (Photo by Levittown North Baseball/Friends of Renz)

Schwartz: Levittown North Little League Looking To Strike Out Cancer

While soccer was his favorite game, a Long Island little league organization has been paying tribute to Lorenzo Fernandez this season.

06/11/2014

Protecting Children Against Predators

Youth Groups: Access To Predators’ Records Will Mean Better Safety

New legislation has been proposed in light of a recent massive sexual predator bust. Proponents said the legislation will better protect children.

06/02/2014

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Police Investigating After Fatal Stabbing Near Babylon Little League Game

Detectives said the stabbing occurred during a fight between the victim, 20-year-old James Moran, and the suspect 28-year-old Michael Grusel.

05/17/2014

Mayor de Blasio speaks to children and parents about signing up for pre-K (Credit: CBS 2)

Mayor De Blasio Pitches Pre-K To Little League Parents In Brooklyn

Mayor Bill de Blasio is urging parents to sign their children up for pre-kindergarten next fall.

04/05/2014

Massapequa International Little League

Girl’s Pitching Prowess Sends Long Island Team To Little League World Series

A 15-year-old Long Island girl has become a star pitcher of her otherwise all-male Little League team, and was headed this week to Little League World Series.

08/12/2013

(Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images)

New Jersey Boy Knocked Out By Ball To The Chest Released From The Hospital

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.

05/13/2013

Berkeley Little League scoreboard. (Photo: CBS 2)

N.J. Little League Coach Accused Of Assaulting Teen Umpire

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.

05/03/2013

Little League Cleanup In Queens

Little League Players Hit The Field For Volunteer Cleanup In Queens

Nearly 1,000 Little League players took to the fields Saturday – to volunteer for a cleanup effort.

04/06/2013

Greenwich Village Little League logo (credit: gvllnyc.com/)

Greenwich Village Little Leaguers May Not Have Home Field Advantage In Upcoming Season

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.

02/18/2013

Justin Respress (credit: CBS 2)

Rockland County Little League Player Plunges 35 Feet Into Basement At Party

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.

09/13/2012

(credit: Steve Lichtenstein)

Lichtenstein: One Nation, One World Under Baseball; Ugandan Little Leaguers Shine In NJ

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.

08/28/2012

Steven Domalewski (credit: Friends of Steven/Facebook)

$14.5M For Steven Domalewski, Boy Left With Brain Injury After Being Hit By Line Drive In 2006

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.

08/22/2012

Little League Baseball Field (credit: Rod Aydelotte-POOL/Getty Images)

CT Town Cheers On Little League Team Despite Round 1 Defeat

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.

08/17/2012

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