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Sandlot Baseball 2019
Sun 8/25 from 6-7 PM we will be practicing on two fields, players 9 and under will be on Field 1 and players 10 and over will be on field 2.
8/28 - 9U game from 6-8 PM Field 3
8/28 - 10-12U game from 6-8 PM Field 2
Games will be played at the Prairie Park Fields in Otsego and start the week of Aug. 19 and run approximately 6 weeks, with no games on Labor day week.
Focus: Development for next season and having fun.
Suggested enrollment guidelines:
Minors Division: 2019 Little League age 5-9 (based on league age for the 2019 regular season).
Majors Division: 2019 Little League age 10-12 (based on league age for the 2019 regular season).
Both divisions will be kid pitch and following Little League pitch guidelines.
If you are unsure of your child's little league age, please click the link below to use the little league age calculator:
Teams will be formed from a coaches draft and schedules set based on number of teams enrolled.
All teams will play a 5 game schedule with the 6th game being a playoff week. Top two records from each level will play for the championship. All other teams will play for their final position in standings.
Standard regulation games with umpires.
We will be capping the enrollment on this league, so please register soon to guarantee a spot on a roster.
Northland 10u's capture wood bat championship with 3-1 win over St. Louis Park
In a 35-team field two week Minors Classic, the Northland LumberKings and JetHawks took first and second respectively.
We have expanded our boundaries to include Anoka and further north. New boundary map to come. With our boundaries continually expanding, you can go to littleleague.org to see if we are in your boundary.
Beginning with the 2018 season, non-wood and laminated bats used in the Little League (Majors) and below, Intermediate (50-70) Division, and Junior League divisions, as well as the Little League Challenger Division, shall bear the USA Baseball logo signifying that the bat meets the USABat - USA Baseball’s Youth Bat Performance Standard. All BPF – 1.15 bats will be prohibited beginning with the 2018 season. Additionally, starting in 2018, the bat diameter shall not exceed 2-5/8 inches for these divisions of play. Additional information is available at https://usabat.com/.
Minor/Major Divisions: It shall not be more than 33 inches in length; nor more than 2-5/8 inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30”) at its smallest part. Wood bats taped or fitted with a sleeve may not exceed sixteen (16) inches from the small end. NOTE: Solid one-piece wood barrel bats do not require a USA Baseball logo.
Over the course of 30 days, approximately 935 Little Leaguers® ages 10 to 16 from 78 different baseball and softball teams around the world will compete to determine the seven World Series champions for 2019. READ MORE
Little League® is an international pastime that has been a fabric of societies throughout the world for 75 years. Since its founding in 1939 by Carl Stotz, Little League has instilled leadership, character, courage and loyalty in all that participate, including the nearly 1.5 million adult volunteers. Little League can be found in more than 80 countries worldwide with more than 2.4 million children participating each year. Little League has celebrated many milestones due to the dedication of its players, parents and volunteers. Below are just a few examples …
Little League Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Division: The Little League Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Division is created in 2012 creating nine divisions of play
Little League® Baseball and Softball is the first organized youth sports program in the world, and was founded in 1939 by Carl E. Stotz, a resident of Williamsport, Pennsylvania. During the spring of 1939, a total of 30 players formed three teams, and Mr. Stotz along with a collection of volunteers from his neighborhood, embarked on the first season of Little League Baseball®. Today, millions of children — ages 4 to 16 — on six continents and scores of countries can attest that baseball, softball and Little League are synonymous.
The following forms must be completed along with an original birth certificate in order to be eligible for all-star play at the 12U and 10U level.
NOTE- School enrollment form enrollment date must be Oct. 1, 2018 or before.
More details to come regarding teams and team forming.
Stay up-to-date on recent news and team scores throughout the season.
Stop by Dick's Sporting Goods if your looking for a new bat this year? They have an indoor cage where you can test bats before you buy.
At its annual fall meeting this November, the Little League® International Board of Directors approved new updates to the Little League Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Policies that will take effect starting in the 2019 season.
The Minnesota Twins would like to invite your Youth Baseball & Softball League or Team out to Target Field this summer.
Participating teams will get to watch the Twins game together AND participate in a pre-game parade on the field prior to the game.
Sign your team up for this special event:
Held every four years, the Little League International Congress is the largest gathering of Little League volunteers, where delegates chart the course for the future of the organization.