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2019 Alameda Little League Calendar

Posted by Paul Skuta at Oct 20, 2018 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Pre-Season:

Player Evaluations
- Jan 12-13 - Player Evaluations; times by age to be posted
- Jan 26 - Player Evaluations Make-Up Date
Baseball Drafts
- Jan 29 - Majors Draft
- Jan 31 - AAA Draft
- Feb 5  - AA Draft
- Feb 7  - A Draft
- Feb 18 - Farm & T-Ball Managers Meeting and teams formed; Time and Location TBD  

- March 1 - Sponsor/Volunteer Recognition Party

Training:
- Mar 2 - Umpire Training (please refer to the new website to register and for more information)
- Mar 14 - CPR Training - Location TBD. All managers are required to be certified, parents are also invited. FREE event. 
 - Mar 09 - Field Prep clinic immediately following Opending Day Festivities. Meet at the main equipment shed

Regular Season:
- Mar 09 - Opening Day Festivities - NOON to 1:30. Teams should arrive at 11:30 to set up for the parade. Ceremonies for the entire League and at least 1 game per baseball divisions A, AA, AAA, Majors
- Mar 09 - Photo Day- teams will be notified of times to report
- Mar 09 - Opening Day Games - 2:00pm on all fields; Majors play at 6:30pm
- Mar 10 - Full slate of games for Majors through A division
- Mar 17 - First games for Farm and T-Ball
- Mar TBD - Home Challenger Games begin (schedule will be posted on the Challenger page)
- Mar 31 - Apr 7 - AUSD Spring Break (no games)
- May TBD - Photo Day Make-Up at the fields
- May TBD - Majors Division Double Elimination Playoff Tournament Begins
- May 10 - A's Fireworks Game
- May 12 - Mother's Day Farm and T-Ball Rose Games
- May TBD - AA and AAA Divisions Single Elimination Playoff Tournaments Begin
- May TBD - A Division Playoff Tournament Begins
- Jun 01 - Championship Games @9:00AM
- Jun 01 - Closing Ceremonies @NOON on the Minors field

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Pitching and Hitting from Popular Science

Posted by Paul Skuta at Oct 5, 2018 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

Ever wonder why a breaking ball breaks or a why a four seam fastball stays straight? Check out this article from Popular Science on how Trevor Bauer from the Cleveland Indians invented a new slider grip: The Physics of Pitching (Popular Science) 

What exactly is the "Sweet Spot" on a bat? 

The Sweet Spot of a Bat (Popular Science)
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Oakland A's Play Ball!

Posted by Paul Skuta at Sep 21, 2018 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

While the A’s were closing in on a playoff spot, Major League Baseball reached out and the A's partnered to put on Oakland PLAY BALL event, September 29th. Kids from Alameda joined others from the general Oakland area to hear some inspirational words from Bip Roberts and receive instruction from Cal and Cal State East Bay players.

Press here to see some footage: www.playball.org 

Who: Kids ages 5-14 as of Jan. 1, 2018
Cost: FREE
When: Saturday, September 29 from 10 am – 12 pm
Where: 426 45th St. Oakland, CA, 94609

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AAA Division Award Winners

Posted by Paul Skuta at Sep 21, 2018 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
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AA Division Award Winners

Posted by Paul Skuta at Sep 21, 2018 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

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