Last Updated: January 31, 2015
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ARCADIA AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE
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Walk-ins are welcomed.
Try-out times are based on age(do your best to make the appropriate times. e.g., 12 year old shows up at 2pm, all majors managers will be gone though our Player Agent will be there to rate the player.)
Tomorrow Sat. Jan.10 @ Windsor field. Times are base on age. Please show up at least 30 min. prior to start time, in order to check in and warm up.
Showing up is crucial. Please make every effort to make it during the proper time slots. This is the time the managers and our Player Agent will evaluate the players for draft day.
9-10AM: 12 year olds
9:45-10:30AM: 11 year olds
10:30-11:30AM: 10 year olds
11:30AM-1PM: 9 year olds
1-2:30PM: 7-8 year olds
2:30-dark: 6 year olds and any 5's that want to try out for machine pitch
Player's age is based on how old they will be on April 30, 2015.
If your child is 13 years or older then try-outs is with Juniors/Seniors Jan. 25 at Bonita Park.
The players should have cleats, baseball glove, baseball helmet and bat. If they don't have a bat or helmet we may have spares.
AALL Repeats as Majors Fall Ball Champions
Arcadia American Navy wasted an early 6-1 lead but held the host Sierra Madre Brewers scoreless over the final three innings and went on to win the annual District 17 Fall Ball Tournament championship, 11-6, at Heasley Field. Kyle Lin got the win in relief and Julian Eskridge earned a save. Devon Eskridge had three RBI and two hits and Guy Gruppie, Jr. two RBI and two hits to pace the AALL offense. For AALL, that's two straight Fall Ball crowns. Congratulations on the latest championship, which caps one of the most successful seasons in AALL's 58-year history.
2015 Spring Registration Dates and Locations
Roger L. Gewecke RIP
Arcadia American Little League celebrates the life of Roger L. Gewecke, who passed away on June 30, 2014 in Arcadia, where he had lived for the past 55 years. Coach Gewecke and his wife Barbara supported Arcadia American Little League and its predecessor, Arcadia Coast Little League, with unrivaled passion. With fervent backing from daughter Ellen (now 50) and wife Barbara, Coach Gewecke managed his three sons during their Little League years, starting with Roger Jr. (now 53) in 1972 and ending with Steve (now 47) from 1976-1979. In between, Coach Gewecke also managed his son Robert (now 52) at the same fine fields we play on today. Coach Gewecke’s son Steve remains active with our league, and Steve’s son (Roger Sr.’s Grandson) Kellen is a perennial all star player who will enter his twelve year old campaign next Spring. Coach Gewecke won Tournament of Champion, District and Section titles for our league in the 1970s. Many of the banners you see above the Windsor Field bleachers resulted from Coach Gewecke’s efforts. Coach Gewecke left behind a long legacy of admirers, including current coaches in this league that played for Coach Gewecke more than 35 years ago. Coach Gewecke taught that you could compete and play hard-nosed baseball with respect, dignity and class. His lessons resonate loudly at Windsor Field 40 years later.
Arcadia American Wins the 11-12 and 9-10 Tournaments!!
Congratulations to the 9-10 and 11-12 AALL All-Stars as they both bring home the District 17 Championship! With the 10-11 team's 2nd place finish, it truly has been an outstanding All-Star campaign for AALL. Good luck to the 9-10 and 11-12 teams as they play this weekend in the Section 2 tournaments. The Section 2 tournament bracket for 11-12 team, which plays at Heasley Field in Sierra Madre, can be found here. The Section 2 tournament bracket for the 9-10 team, which plays at Sunrise Little League in Woodland Hills, will be uploaded once it becomes available.
Dodgers Sweep AALL Minors Championship Tournament
Winning pitcher Nolan Anthony slammed a three-run, inside-the-park home run, Guy Gruppie, Jr. hit a two-run triple and E.J. Davis scored the winning run on May 19th as the Dodgers edged the determined Cubs, 10-9, to take the AALL Minors Championship in two games. Earlier, the Dodgers, the regular season champions, defeated the Cubs, 14-1, behind E.J.'s stellar pitching effort. Congratulations Dodgers and good luck in the Tournament of Champions! Good luck to our Cubs as they represent AALL in the Minors City Tournament (hosted at Windsor Field)!
ARCADIA AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE PARTICIPANT PLEDGE
The Mission of Arcadia American Little League is to support our children in a competitive environment that values and inspires integrity, leadership, character, accountability and sportsmanship.
Our players, coaches, parents and league administrators pledge that:
· We will support all players and cheer only positively
· We will, as coaches, provide constructive guidance to all players
· We will laud excellent play by our team and the opposing team
· We will respect umpires. We will act professionally when requesting clarification or expressing disagreement
· We will teach sportsmanship, not gamesmanship. Our coaches will not employ tactics intended to distract young children into mistakes
· We will not utter profanity
· We will promote fun, win or lose
· We will play together as a team. We do not criticize or demean our teammates or players
· We will respect our community. We leave our fields in a cleaner state than we found them.
Simply put, we have great pride in our community and we strive to do things with Character!
JUNIOR LEAGUE WEB PAGE
AALL's Junior League program for players age 13 and 14, a program run in conjunction with Santa Anita Little League, has its own webpage at www.arcadiajuniors.com. Please visit the site for schedules, standings, and other league information.
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