New Dugout Construction Progress Update Construction of new dugouts has continued at Westside. Volunteers will be out there again this Saturday. Help is needed and greatly appreciated. Posts have been installed for the new, wider dugouts. Framing for the roofs has been started. Check out the progress of the latest phase. As you can see, much work still needs to be done, so come out this Saturday and help make this project a success for the kids.
Phase 3 - Roofs framed
Phase 2 - Posts Installed
Phase 1 - Fences Down
New Tree Installed
Westside Installs a New Tree
Westside Baseball of Oak Lawn has installed a 40 foot tree between the Pony and Bronco fields. The plan is to create shade for fans watching from the visitors side as well as players on the field. It's a big one!
Westside Baseball of Oak Lawn
On June 1, 1962, Columbus Manor Little League was established -
"To implant firmly in the boys of the community, the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage and reverence, so that they may be finer, stronger and happier boys, and will grow up to be good, clean, healthy men. This to be achieved through a supervised program of competitive baseball."
On February 28, 1972, the organization voted to change the name to Westside Baseball of Oak Lawn.
Today, Westside Baseball of Oak Lawn continues to implant firmly in the children of the community, the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage and reverence, so that they may be finer, stronger and happier children, and will grow up to be good, clean, healthy men and women.
Westside Baseball of Oak Lawn is a place where children can come to play so that they may be well adjusted, stronger and happier children and will grow to be good, decent, healthy and trustworthy individuals.
To achieve this objective, Westside Baseball of Oak Lawn will provide a supervised program of competitive baseball games under the rules and policies of the league. All members shall bear in mind that the attainment of exceptional athletic skills and the winning of games is secondary, and the molding of future individuals is of prime importance.
The Westside Baseball fields are located at the corner of W. 93rd Street and Oak Park Avenue in Oak Lawn, IL.
The address of the Johnston Center is:
9400 S. Oak Park Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
The Phone Number for the Johnston Center is: (708) 430-4310
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