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SEE NEW TAB ABOVE FOR LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM WILLIAMSPORT.

ALL LEAGUE FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING BATTING CAGES AND PRACTICES, ARE POSTPONED UNTIL MAY 11TH. SEE MESSAGE BELOW.


(UPDATED 03/16/2020 @ 4:38PM)
Dear Members,

As per Little League International, all baseball and softball operations will be suspended until May 11th. At that time they will reassess and inform the League Presidents on how and when to proceed. For more information on Little League International’s statement please visit the link below.

https://www.littleleague.org/player-safety/coronavirus-update/

Please note that we are monitoring the virus situation very closely and will continue to keep everyone informed and up to date with as much information as possible. Please check back here frequently for updates as we will try to update this site on a daily basis based on new information that may be available.
(UPDATED 03/16/2020 @ 2:29PM)

Sincerely,

Jason Peckholdt – President
Lindenhurst American Little League


TO ALL LEAGUE MEMBERS:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO LINDENHURST AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE……

THE LINDENHURST AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE BOARD AND DIRECTORS WOULD LIKE EVERYONE TO KNOW THAT LINDENHURST AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE WILL BE CELEBRATING IT’S 65TH YEAR OF LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL IN THE TOWN OF LINDENHURST. LINDENHURST AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE, WHICH WAS CHARTERED IN 1955, HAS BEEN SERVING THE LINDENHURST COMMUNITY AND BRINGING BASEBALL TO THE YOUTH OF LINDENHURST FOR 65 YEARS. LOTS OF SPECIAL THINGS ARE PLANNED FOR OUR 65TH BIRTHDAY. WE ARE PROUD TO SAY THAT WE ARE ONE OF THE LONGEST CONTINUEOUS CHARTERED LITTLE LEAGUE’S ON LONG ISLAND. COME CELEBRATE WITH US DURING THE SEASON.
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO LINDENHURST AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE.
WE ARE 65 YEARS OLD THIS SEASON !!!!!

SPECIAL EVENTS:

  • 2020 PARADE DAY
  • 2020 TMOBIL HOME RUN DERBY. (FARM, MINOR, AND MAJOR BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL)
  • 2020 MLB PITCH, HIT, & RUN (ALL DIVISIONS INCLUDING T-BALL AND PEEWEE)
  • 2020 MLB Jr HOME RUN DERBY (MAJOR BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL ONLY)
  • 2020 St. JUDE THROW-A-THON
  • 2020 DUCKS GAME @ BFCU PARK.
  • 2020 AWARDS/FUN DAY
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SATURDAY MAY 9TH:
FIELD CLEAN-UP DAY @ TOWN HALL @ 10:00AM.
ALL MANAGERS AND COACHES MUST ATTEND. (MANDATORY)

SATURDAY MAY 16TH:
3 YEAR OLD BASEBALL:
TOWN HALL TURF FIELD @ 8:30AM
CHALLENGER BASEBALL:
NIGHT GAME
WARMUP > 6:00PM
MINORS @ 6:15PM TO 7:15PM
MAJORS @ 7:30PM TO 9:00PM

SUNDAY MAY 17th:
DUCK GAME @ BFCU PARK.
MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.

SATURDAY MAY 23RD:
3 YEAR OLD BASEBALL:
TOWN HALL TURF FIELD @ 8:30AM

SATURDAY MAY 30TH:
3 YEAR OLD BASEBALL:
TOWN HALL TURF FIELD @ 8:30AM
CHALLENGER BASEBALL:
WARMUP > 10:00AM
MINORS @ 10:15AM TO 11:15AM
MAJORS @ 11:30AM TO 1:00PM

SATURDAY JUNE 6TH:
3 YEAR OLD BASEBALL:
TOWN HALL TURF FIELD @ 8:30AM
CHALLENGER BASEBALL:
WARMUP > 10:00AM
MINORS @ 10:15AM TO 11:15AM
MAJORS @ 11:30AM TO 1:00PM

SATURDAY JUNE 13TH:
AWARDS DAY.

SATURDAY JUNE 20TH:
3 YEAR OLD BASEBALL:
TOWN HALL TURF FIELD @ 8:30AM
CHALLENGER BASEBALL:
WARMUP > 10:00AM
MINORS @ 10:15AM TO 11:15AM
MAJORS @ 11:30AM TO 1:00PM

LEAGUE ALL-STAR GAMES. (DIVISIONS AND TIMES TBA)
CAPRIOLA GAMES @ TOWN HALL TURF FIELD. (TIMES TBA)

SATURDAY JUN 27TH:
3 YEAR OLD BASEBALL:
RAINOUT/MAKEUP DATE IF NECESSARY
TOWN HALL TURF FIELD @ 8:30AM


TO ALL LEAGUE MEMBERS:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO LINDENHURST AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE……….

THE LINDENHURST AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE BOARD AND DIRECTORS WOULD LIKE EVERYONE TO KNOW THAT LINDENHURST AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE WILL BE CELEBRATING IT’S 65TH YEAR OF LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL IN THE TOWN OF LINDENHURST. LINDENHURST AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE, WHICH WAS CHARTERED IN 1955, HAS BEEN SERVING THE LINDENHURST COMMUNITY AND BRINGING BASEBALL TO THE YOUTH OF LINDENHURST FOR 65 YEARS. LOTS OF SPECIAL THINGS ARE PLANNED FOR OUR 65TH BIRTHDAY. WE ARE PROUD TO SAY THAT WE ARE ONE OF THE LONGEST CONTINUEOUS CHARTERED LITTLE LEAGUE’S ON LONG ISLAND. COME CELEBRATE WITH US DURING THE SEASON.

PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION AND CELEBRATIONS AS THE YEAR GOES ON.

FUN FACTS FROM 1955:

  • DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER WAS THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
  • DISNEYLAND OPENS UP IN ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA.
  • THE BROOKLYN DODGERS WON THE WORLD SERIES.
  • THERE WERE 3 ROOKIES IN 1955 THAT WENT ON TO BECOME HALL OF FAMERS: ROBERTO CLEMENTE, HARMON KILLEBREW, AND JIM BUNNING.
  • MICKEY MANTLE LED THE MAJOR LEAGUES IN HOME RUNS WITH 51.
  • THE FIRST Mc DONALDS OPENS UP IN DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS.
  • THE TAPPEN ZEE BRIDGE OPENS UP IN NEW YORK.
  • THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE WERE BORN IN 1955:
  • KEVIN COSTER
  • JOHN GRISHAM
  • BRUCE WILLIS
  • STEVE JOBS
  • BILL GATES
  • BILL NYETHE SCIENCE GUY
  • A 1955 CHEVROLET BEL-AIR COST $ 1,500, TODAY THE CAR IS WORTH OVER $ 50,000
  • THE COST OF A GALLON OF GAS WAS $.23 CENTS.

* COME CELEBRATE WITH US FOR 65 YEARS IN 2020.*
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HELLO TO ALL,

Come join one of the best Little Leagues on Long Island. 

To be eligible to play in Lindenhurst American Little League you must reside in the town Lindenhurst/North Lindenhurst and also reside in our league boundaries.

Furthermore, if you go to Albany Avenue school or William Rall school, you are 100% eligible to play in Lindenhurst American Little League.

If you attend any of the other Lindenhurst schools and also reside in our league boundaries, you are eligible to play in Lindenhurst American Little League.  


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Posted by Jason Peckholdt at Mar 31, 2019 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )

     
 

3 YEAR OLD PROGRAM OUTLINE:

  • Start each session with Introductions
  • End each session with Breakfast and feedback from parents
  • May 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th                
  • Run 4 Rotations around the field
    • Separate Players into 4 groups
    • Fielding, Hitting, Throwing and Base Running (details attached)
    • Rotate each station every 10 mins
    • End Session with run around the bases, target throw game, or preparation for the All Star Game

                        Lindenhurst American Little League

         LINDY SLUGGERS BREAKFAST AND BASEBALL

All players please arrive 10 minutes prior to start time

All boys must wear protective gear – Please have players wear jersey and hat each week

All games/practices will be 45 minutes with breakfast served at the end of each session

VP 3YO/PW/Farms  - Rob Guarini – 631-220-3783 – call or text with any questions                                       

For additional information please contact LALL:

Phone Number:  1-855-LINDY-BB     Web Site: www.lindyamerican.com   E Mail: lindyamerican@aol.com

 

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SAFE SPORT

Posted by Robert Pacheco at Mar 28, 2019 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
Little League Baseball and Softball

Dear District and League Officers,

The safety and well-being of all participants in the Little League® program is paramount. The Little League Child Protection Program is a diverse effort by Little League Baseball and Softball to help create a safe and healthy environment for its Little Leaguers. As adults, we want to ensure that the young people playing in the Little League program can grow up happy, healthy, and above all, safe. Whether they are our children or the children of others, each of us has a responsibility to protect them.

In 2018, the "Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and SafeSport Authorization Act of 2017" went into effect by the Federal Government. Generally referred to as the SafeSport law, this national law makes it a crime for an individual involved in a national governing body sports organization, including Little League, to ignore, or not report to law enforcement, any reason to suspect an act of child abuse, including sexual abuse, within 24 hours.

SafeSport

Beginning immediately, Little League International and all local Little League programs must adhere to the following requirements from the SafeSport Act:

1- Reporting of Child Abuse, including sexual abuse involving a minor, to the proper authorities.

• All volunteers of a local league are now mandated reporters and could face criminal charges if the league chooses to ignore, or not report to the proper authorities, any reason to suspect an act of child abuse, including sexual abuse, within 24 hours.
• Local leagues must be aware of the proper procedures to report sexual abuse in their state. Please reference LittleLeague.org/ChildAbuse

2- Leagues must adopt a policy that prohibits retaliation on "good faith" reports of child abuse.

3- Leagues must adopt a policy that limits one-one-one contact with minors.

4- Leagues are highly encouraged to complete the Abuse Awareness training provided by USA Baseball and SafeSport.

The new requirements that are necessary to comply with SafeSport are already included in the Child Protection Program Policy. Leagues should verify that they have reviewed the policy and have the document readily available for any volunteers. Little League International will be continuing to work to provide additional resources, educational materials, and supporting documents to make the adoption of these SafeSport requirements as easy as possible for our volunteers.

As a reminder, background checks are mandatory per Little League Regulation 1(c) 8 & 9. Leagues must conduct a background check on all board members, managers, coaches, umpires, and other volunteers or hired workers who provide regular service to the league and/or who have repetitive access to, or contact with, players or teams. A local Little League program must conduct a nationwide background check and a search of the National Sex Offender Registry utilizing JD Palatine or another provider that is comparable to JDP in accessing more than 450 million background check records.

If there is ever a question about the Little League Child Protection program or the new SafeSport Federal Law, please contact Little League International at 570-326-1921 or support@littleleague.org.

As always, thank you for your dedication and service to Little League International.

Sincerely,

Little League International

 

In 2018, the “Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and SafeSport Authorization Act of 2017” became Federal law. The mission of the U.S. Center for Safesport is to make the athlete well-being the centerpiece of our nation’s sports culture. All athletes deserve to participate in sports free from bullying, hazing, sexual misconduct, or any form of emotional or physical abuse. Education and awareness are the most critical components to creating safe and respectful sporting environments, free of abuse and harassment.

Little League Baseball has always strived to create a safe and healthy environment for all Little Leaguers and their families. There are certain requirements from the SafeSport Act that Little League International and all local little league programs must adhere to.

  • Reporting of Sexual Abuse involving a minor to the proper authorities
    • All volunteers of a local league are now mandated reporters and could face criminal charges if the league chooses to ignore, or not report to the proper authorities, any witnessed act of child abuse, including sexual abuse, within 24 hours.
    • Local leagues must be aware of the proper procedures to report sexual abuse in their state. Please reference LittleLeague.org/ChildAbuse
  • Leagues must adopt a policy that prohibits retaliation on “good faith” reports of child abuse
  • Leagues must adopt a policy that limits one-one-one contact with minors
  • Leagues are highly encouraged to complete the below Abuse Awareness training provided by USA Baseball and SafeSport

ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND HERE:

https://www.littleleague.org/player-safety/child-protection-program/safesport-resources-parents/

National Level

There are resources on reporting child abuse available at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’s website:

http://www.childwelfare.gov/responding/reporting.cfm 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’s website also contains a list of child abuse reporting telephone numbers for each state and includes links to each state’s child welfare agency website.

https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/systemwide/laws-policies/can/reporting/

This link provides access to the U.S. Department of Health web pages on mandatory reporting across all 50 states:

https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/systemwide/laws-policies/state/

Below is a link from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on how to report suspected child abuse:

https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/responding/reporting/how/

There is a national child abuse reporting hotline, which is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with crisis counselors and a nationwide database of emergency, social service and support resources to help and guide any person deciding whether or not to make a report of child abuse:

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-4-A-CHILD
1-800-422-4453

 

 

 

 

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