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.
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.
Even though football is happily back on track for many American sports fans, I still feel the pull of baseball.
While they’re focused on what they have to do, they’re also bubbling over with excitement, giggles, and chatter.
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.
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.
The District Attorney said Wednesday that 57-year-old Joyce Bidnick of New City was arraigned on a grand larceny charge.