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Count down to opening day 2014



East Lyme Little League Opening Day
Celebrating 60 Years
Saturday April 26, 2014 10:00am
All teams (T-Ball through Majors) are to assemble on field #4 (field closest to football field) by 9:00am.
Please be advised that the access road leading to the ELLL complex behind the EL Middle School will be closed.  Please park in the parking lot in front of the EL Middle School.  Additional parking can also be used at the LB Haynes Elementary School.  
Teams will be coordinated (ELLL officials will handle this) by division to begin the procession (at approximately 9:30am) from field #4 to field #3 for the Opening Day Ceremonies (at approximately 10:00am).                     
Softball teams (AA, AAA, Majors, Juniors) will begin the procession followed by baseball teams (A Ball, AA Ball, AAA Ball ending with Majors and T-Ball teams entering field #3 together).
Teams will hold at the 3rd base gate (by the batting cage) of field #3 to be announced.  Once announced, teams will enter field #3 and assemble in the outfield (ELLL officials will direct traffic).  The infield will be reserved for the T-Ball and Majors teams.
The Opening Day Ceremonies will start at approximately 10:00am and should last about an hour.  Most games will begin at 12:00pm.


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Auqafina Pitch Hit & Run Competition

2014 East Lyme Pitch, Hit, and Run Competition

Date: Sunday April 27
Time: 10:00 - 12:00  (Registration begins at 9:30)
Location: ELLL Baseball Complex (behind EL Middle School)
East Lyme Little League's own Sophie Dubreuil won the national 2013 title for the Girls Division
NEW in 2014:
There is now an online participant registration form. This form can be completed by a participant/parent at the PHR Homepage (www.mlb.com/phr) prior to attending a local competition. The online participant registration form must be be printed out, signed by a parent/guardian and brought to the competition to be considered an official registration form. 
Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run (PHR) is a FREE, exciting skills event for boys and girls where participants have the opportunity to compete in four levels of competition including Team Championship events at all 30 Major League ballparks and the National Finals at the MLB All-Star Game.
Competitors compete in four age groups: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14. Age is determined as of July 17, 2013. Participants must show a valid birth certificate at registration.

About the Competition:

The PITCH portion of the program will test how accurately a competitor can throw strikes to a designated "Strike Zone" target from a designated distance (35 feet for the girls softball division and 45 feet for the boys baseball division). Any method of underhand/overhand pitching or throwing is accepted. An attempt hitting ANY portion of the target will be deemed a strike

The HIT portion of the program will test a competitor's ability to hit from a stationary batting tee, along a tape measure from home plate, toward straight-away centerfield. Hits will be measured for distance and accuracy.

The RUN portion of the program will measure a competitor's speed in a sprint from the start line, touching third base, and touching home plate. Participants in the boys baseball division run a total of 160 feet, whereas those in the girls softball division run a total of 120 feet.

For more information visit the official PHR website. 


New Board Elected

New Board Elected

The East Lyme Little League annual meeting was held Sunday October 20 2013 and a new board was elected for the 2014 little league season.  The meeting was well attended and all of the business of the old board was wrapped up and the new board was seated.  The results of the vote are listed below.
Dave Perry                President
Rob Tukey                VP Baseball
Jay Venditti             VP Softball
Maryanna Stevens    Treasurer
Scott McDonald        Information Officer
Scott Fraser             Player Agent (Baseball)
Kevin Robinson         Player Agent (Softball)
Jamie Chambers       Sponsorship Coordinator
Chuck Orefice          Coaching Coordinator
Jenine Toback         Concessions Manager (interim)
Joe Feeney              Umpire in Chief 
Joel Ferrior            Secretary
Greg Toback           Safety Officer

Board Meeting

Upcoming Board Meeting

Our next board meeting is scheduled for Sunday February 9, 2014 at 7:00pm at the VFW Hall Columbus Avenue Niantic, CT. Everyone is encouraged to attend.


Friday, January 14
Banned Bats

Composite Bats Banned

Little League Baseball has banned composite bats in all of its baseball divisions.  For more information click link below.

Little League International Discusses Composite Bat Moratorium

For information on approved bats click on the link below.

2012 Approved Non Wood Bat List