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Baseball Bats Standards
December 21, 2017
Beginning with the 2018 Little League season, non-wood and laminated baseball bats used in the Little League/Major (league ages 12 and below), Intermediate (50/70), and Junior Divisions shall bear the USA Baseball logo signifying that the bat meets the USA Baseball Performance Standard.
All BPF – 1.15 bats are prohibited beginning with the 2018 season. Additionally, starting in 2018, the bat diameter shall not exceed 2-5/8” for these divisions of play.
Little League (Major) Division and below
The baseball bat shall not be more than 33 inches in length; nor more than 2? 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.
Intermediate (50/70) Division and Junior League
The baseball bat shall not be more than 34" inches in length; nor more than 2? 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 eighteen (18) inches from the small end.
NOTE: Solid one-piece wood barrel bats
2018 PROOF OF RESIDENCE
Residency Eligibility Checklist
February 17, 2017
Annually, during a local league’s player registration, a parent or legal guardian of a potential Little Leaguer® are required to provide a minimum of three personal documents that are used to establish the residency of the child. Residency documents are collected according to three categories.
Per Little League Regulation: Residence shall be established and supported by documents containing the full residence which includes parent(s) or guardian(s) name, street address, city, state, and zip code information, dated, or in force, between February 1 of the previous year, and February 1 of the current year, from one or more documents from each of the three groups outlined in the current year’s Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Policies.
School Enrollment is also a means of establishing a player’s eligibility. Starting with the 2017 season, a school report card is not accepted as a School Enrollment Eligibility document. Players who established “residence” or “school attendance” for regular season and/or tournament prior to the 2016-2017 season using the Player Verification Form, and can produce the form with proper proofs and signatures, are grandfathered and do NOT need to complete a new Player Verification Form.
This Eligibility Checklist was developed as a guide for both parents and/or legal guardians to prepare for registration; and for local league officials to assure that the proper documentation is being collected during player registration. It is important to note that this same information is used to establish a player’s eligibility to participate in the Little League International Tournament.
Field 7 is officially "Harry's Field"! Special thanks to Dan Castro for all of your diligence and hard work! Go Western!
Champions! Our 50/70 team took the tournament!
In Memory of Coach Alfred Pesqueira
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HERE IS A PICTURE OF SOME OF OUR WESTERN FAMILY SENDING BALLOONS UP TO HEAVEN ON 3/14/15 @ NOON
Remembering Harry Hoskinson
The Western Little League baseball family has lost one of its players. Harry was an exceptional young man that brought happiness to those around him. He loved baseball, his friends and playing at Western.
Little League (Majors) Baseball State Runner-up 1994
Little League (Majors) Baseball District Champions: 1964, 1975, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1989, 1992, 1994, 2005, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017
Junior Baseball District Champions: 1982, 1986, 1987, 1994, 2010, 2011 & 2012
9-10 Baseball District Champions: 1998 & 2010
Major Softball District and State Champions 1994
9-10 Softball District Champions 2004
Western Little League mailing address
Western Little League
P.O. Box 85723
Tucson, AZ 85754