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Kallas: Wood, Aluminum, BBCOR; Which Bat Should You Use In 2012?

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.


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Kallas: Little League Update – Pitch Counts, Curveballs And Aluminum Bats – Where Do We Stand?

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.


The 2011 New City Little League Softball Team poses at Alpenrose Stadium - Portland, OR (credit: New City Little League)

New City Girls Softball Plays In World Series In Oregon Today

It’s game day for the girls of the New City softball team, who take to the field for thier first game in the Little League World Series in Portland, Oregon.


Baseball fans watch a game at Doubleday Field during induction weekend on July 24, 2010 in Cooperstown, New York. (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Paige One: How Can You Not Like Baseball?

Even though football is happily back on track for many American sports fans, I still feel the pull of baseball.


New City Little League Team 2011 (credit: NCLL)

Rockland Little League Softball Champs Headed To World Series

While they’re focused on what they have to do, they’re also bubbling over with excitement, giggles, and chatter.


Janet Chiauzzi (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Cops: Long Island Mom Stalked, Threatened Little League Coach After Son Was Cut

A Long Island mother was under arrest Monday after police said she stalked her son’s coach and sent threatening letters to his family, after her boy failed to make the team.


The Little League of the Islips created the Challenger League, a brand new league for disabled children, this year. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids With Disabilities On L.I. Get ‘A (Little) League Of Their Own’

There’s a brand new little league on Long Island that’s proving the be an inspiration to anyone who has a dream. That’s because every player has a disability – but that’s not stopping them from getting onto that playing field.


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Treasurer Joyce Bidnick Allegedly Stole $100,000 From Rockland County Little League

The District Attorney said Wednesday that 57-year-old Joyce Bidnick of New City was arraigned on a grand larceny charge.


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Tenafly Little League Calls For Mandatory Fingerprinting Of All Volunteers

A New Jersey Little League is taking safety up a notch. For the first time they’re requiring all their volunteers be fingerprinted. We’re talking coaches and concession stand workers, too.


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Experts: Parents Must Ask Questions About Kids’ Caregivers

More details emerged Thursday about a popular Little League coach accused of sexually abusing several of his players. Investigators say 52-year-old David Hartshorn abused three boys in his Queens home.


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NYC Schools To Limit Pitch Counts

Some New York City High School student pitchers will spend less time on the mound now that new limits are being enforced.


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Teaneck Parents Try Save Freshman Baseball

When voters rejected Teaneck’s school budget in April, more than $6 million had to be cut.


The promise of being a big-leaguer...

Baseball’s Field Of Dreams Lives Forever

From backyard catches between parent and child to T-ball and little league, we revel in and encourage the dreams conjured up about playing in the big leagues.


The team from Fairfield, CT is seen ahead of the Little League World Series - Williamsport, PA - Aug 19, 2010 - AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

Two Local Teams In Little League World Series

Teams from Toms River, New Jersey and Fairfield, Connecticut are competing in Pennsylvania.


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Batter Up! 4 Little League Teams Vie For 2nd Title

The sweet sounds of contact are reverberating again through the sprawling Little League baseball complex in this blue-collar central Pennsylvania town.