Fundraiser Drawing – Trea Turner Autographed Ball

Attend the CHLL- Mamie Johnson LL fundraiser on Weds, November 8th and have a chance to win an autographed baseball by Washington National Trea Turner! You must be present to win! Buy your tickets at https://chlldc20002.wixsite.com/chllfundraiser. Don’t miss it!

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Win Within – Travel Baseball Spring 2018 Tryouts

Win Within Baseball, a privately run travel baseball program, has announced their tryout date for the Spring 2018 Season. Win Within Baseball develops  young athletes as competitors and productive members of their community. Winning is important, but Win Within Baseball teaches lessons about accountability, responsibility, team-building, sacrifice, and selflessness.  Please click here for more details about their program.

Spring 2018 Tryout Information:
Monday, November 6
Guy Mason – 3600 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20007
10U: 6-7pm (still 10 on 4/30/18)
11U & 12U: 7-8pm
13U & 14U: 8-8:45
* Your ballplayer’s league age for the Spring Season is their age on 4/30/18.

If you are interested in trying out, click here to register. On the evening of 11/5, families that register will be emailed and informed about specific available spots.  In the spring we will have the following teams: 10U, 11U, 12U Northwest, 12U Cap Hill, 13U Gold, 13U Navy and 14U.

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Buy Your Tickets to our Joint CHLL-Mamie Johnson Fundraiser

Our joint CHLL-Mamie Johnson Little League fundraiser is on November 8. For tickets or to become a sponsor, go to https://chlldc20002.wixsite.com/chllfundraiser.

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Nov. 8th CHLL Fundraiser with Mamie Johnson LL

 

Please join Capitol Hill Little League (CHLL) and Mamie Johnson Little League (MJLL) on Wednesday, November 8, as we celebrate the end of a great year for Little League basebafieldofdreamsfundraiser_logoll and softball in the District of Columbia.

To mark the end of this successful year, the two neighboring Little Leagues are joining together to hold a year-end party, while at the same time raising funds to better support the development of baseball and softball programs on both sides of the Anacostia River for the year ahead.

Special guests at the event will include Mamie “Peanut” Johnson, first ever female pitcher in the Negro Leagues, DC Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton, and Representatives — and noted Congressional baseball team members — Cedric Richmond (D-LA/Pitcher) and Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN/2B). The event is co-chaired by long-time supporters and advocates of Little League, Phyllis Jane Young and John Parker.

When: Wednesday, November 8, 6:30-8:30pm
Where: Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough – 101 Constitution Ave NW, Ste 900

Individual tickets for this event are $75. To purchase tickets, click here. In addition to individual tickets, we welcome sponsorship at the All-Star ($250), Silver-Slugger ($500), Gold Glove ($1000) and MVP ($2000) levels!

Contact us for more information about the event. Buy your tickets today!

 

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New 2018 “USA Baseball” Bat Standards

Beginning in January 2018 Little League International is moving to an entirely new bat standard. The only bats allowed for use in AA-Jr/Sr Little League Baseball are the new USA-Bat approved bats with the “USA Baseball” mark on it. These bats are designed to hit more like a wooden bat, which will be notably safer for players.  These bats are beginning to appear in stores and online, and will have a logo that will look like the following:usabaseballjb

This does not apply to Softball or Single A TeeBall. For TeeBall programs (CHLL Single A), the Standards allow non-USA Baseball bats 26” AND SHORTER to be used IF a NEW $2 “USA TeeBall” sticker is purchased and applied to the bat ONLY WHEN used with approved TeeBall baseballs.  Bats longer than 26” will not be allowed in CHLL Single A.

If you are planning on buying a new bat for your Little Leaguer in the months ahead, please review the details on the new USA Bats for all baseball divisions from AA and up by visiting: http://www.littleleague.org/learn/equipment/baseballbatinfo.htm

Info on:  AA & up Approved Bats  /. TeeBall Approved Bats. /. USA TeeBall Stickers

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CHLL Annual Membership Meeting and Election of Board of Directors

The annual CHLL membership meeting will be September 25th at 7:00 pm at the Hill Center.  In addition to discussing of the state of the league, the board of directors election will also be held at the meeting.  There are nine candidates for the Board.  If you would like to see the biographies of those running, CLICK HERE.

If you are not able to attend the meeting, you can vote via absentee ballot.  To request an absentee ballot, please email board secretary, Scott Cernich, scernich@me.com. Absentee ballots must be returned to Scott by 7pm, Saturday, Sept. 23 (by email is fine).

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CHLL Fall 2017 Schedules Released

The CHLL Fall game schedules have now been released.  To access your division’s schedule CLICK HERE.  Let’s play ball!

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