Lake Murray Little League: Welcome



Monday, April 14
Minors Teams Spring Break Scrimmage



On Saturday, April 12th the Minors Managers called all available players to Sunset Field in uniform to play a scrimmage game. The teams were divided among the three managers, and the game played was similar to the exhibition games at Opening Day (each player got to bat.) It was great to have a game during the "long" dry spell of Spring Break!

 

 



Tuesday, April 8
SDSU Aztecs Baseball Little League Day





Thursday, April 3


After tonight's Major's game at La Mesa National,

LMLL will be on Spring Break!

We will see the Minors on April 14th, and the Major's on April 16th!

CAPS and T-Ball will return on April 19th!  Enjoy your break!



Thursday, April 3
SDSU Summer Camps





Tuesday, March 18
Reminder!



Please remember that animals are prohibited on the playing fields--this is for both GAMES and PRACTICES.  As you can see by the LMPD sign posted below, this is the LAW.  

We don't want to be the bad guy telling you to take your dog home, but we will if we have to!

Thanks for your consideration!

 




Wednesday, February 12
Jr. Umpire Program



 
JUNIOR UMPIRE PROGRAM LAKE MURRAY LITTLE LEAGUE 2014
 
We are recruiting Junior Umpires for the 2014 Season, High School age and above. We offer free training, Umpire hats, shirts and an end of the season Pizza Party. You will start as a Base Umpire and if you show ability, with proper training a Plate Umpire. Games are played in La Mesa at Sunset Park Field.
 
How it works:  With your parents’ permission, respond/e-mail back to the Lake Murray Little League Umpire and Chief, my information is at the bottom of the page and on the LMLL web site. You will then start your Free Training. You will be required to read a training manual on the rules. Next, we will train you on the field.  If you meet the minimum requirements you will then be free to sign up for games. When you are 18 you can start Umpiring for pay in higher leagues, so get your free training now.
 
And there’s more: For each game that you Umpire you will receive credit for a Raffle ticket to be used at the end of the season Pizza Party. We will have an end of the season Pizza party. At the Pizza Party we will hold a Raffle and Raffle off; I pods, X-Box and Play Station games and many more fun gifts.
 
Just respond/e-mail back to the Lake Murray Little League Umpire-in-Chief listed below and get started today!!
 
Scott Biggers
Umpire-in-Chief
Lake Murray Little League
Sbiggers5@cox.net
619-820-1435


Wednesday, March 5
Play Ball!!



Sunset and MUM/Jackson Fields are in playable condition!
Our season's home games kick off today at 4pm at Sunset! 



District 33 Coaches Clinic



Picture Make Up Day

If your player missed getting their picture taken at Opening Day,
we will be doing Make-Up Photos
(Individual Photos Only--Team Photos were taken on Opening Day) 
at Sunset on Tuesday, March 25 4:30-5:30
 
 


2014 Season Game Schedules



LMLL 2014 Season Game Schedules

Click on your division below for a .pdf of your season schedule 

T-Ball

CAPs

Minors

Majors

 Any questions or concerns regarding the 2014 schedules should be directed to:

Dan Schicker  -  schick5000@cox.net
Joe Aguon  -  joe.d.aguon@gmail.com

 

 



Opening Day Schedule



Lake Murray Little League Opening Day
February 22, 2014
(Times are approximate.)
Team and Individual Photo Schedule is posted below 
 
CAPs Games
9:00 Dragons (batting) vs. Iron Birds (field)
9:20 Iron Birds (batting) vs. Dragons (field)
9:40 Marauders (batting) vs. Muck Dogs (field)
10:00 Muck Dogs (batting) vs. Marauders (field)
 
T-Ball Games
10:00 Bulldogs (batting) vs. Cowboys (field)
10:20 Cowboys (batting) vs. Bulldogs (field)
10:40 Tarheels (batting) vs. Tigers (field)
11:00 Tigers (batting) vs. Tarheels (field)
 
11:15 Opening Day Ceremonies
 
Majors Games
12:00 Cardinals (batting) vs. Royals (field)
12:20 Royals (batting) vs. Mets (field)
12:40 Mets (batting) vs. Cardinals (field)
 
Minors Games
12:40 Tigers (batting) vs. Jays (field)
1:00 Jays (batting) vs. Sox (field)
1:20 Sox (batting) vs. Tigers (field)
   


Picture Day Schedule



Opening Day is also Team Picture Day! 
Here is the schedule for team photos:
 

 



Little League Day at Petco Park



Sunday, May 4th is Little League Day at Petco Park
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks 
Game time: 1:10pm 
Tickets: $15 each
(pay your team mom/dad by LMLL Opening Day,
Saturday, February 22nd)
Teams will parade around the field before the game--also,
May 4th is Kids Fest and Navy Appreciation Day! 
 
 


Donation Letter



Donation Letter

Families who have been with us for more than one season will know that we do an annual ticket raffle for baskets created/donated by each team.  In order to help gather donations for those baskets, we have an official letter that you can send or give to a potential donor.  

The letter can be found HERE.  

If you have any questions, contact your team mom/dad!



Laser Grading
Monday, January 27
Lake Murray Sunset Field Gets a New Infield Surface



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Lake Murray Sunset Field Gets a New Infield Surface

Thursday January 16th and Friday January 17th Sunset field was laser graded, and new soil was added to the infield. Photos are provided of the construction in action.

Faro LaFata Enterprises, Inc generously performed the work at a discount price, making a large donation to the league in the process. President David Gordon was able to secure the pay and donate deal with Faro LaFata Enterprises, Inc. “Working with local contractors to improve the Sunset playing field has been one of my priorities this season,” and “Bringing a high quality playing surface to the field will benefit the league (our Kids) and our partners here at Sunset”.

New Field Manager Chuck Cadwalader is finishing up his improvement projects at Sunset Field, getting ready for Opening Day. “The playing surface we installed on the field today brings a high quality surface and look”. The improvements for the field included; smoothing out the infield, and then adding 16 yards of new soil. A combination of 20% Clay, 70% Sand and 10% silt a special mix for Baseball infields. Using a laser, the field was then graded by a tractor.  

President Gordon and all of us here at Lake Murray Little League would like to a give a special thanks to Faro LaFata Enterprises, Inc. for the work and donation.



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2014 Calendar of Events




UPDATED 1/21/2014 

Upcoming Events

We have added the 2014 Calendar of Events to the Handouts page

--but you can also download it HERE!


 



Spring 2014 Team Managers



Announcing:
The Spring 2014 LMLL Team Managers!
 
(Team Names will be revealed at Cap Night, Tuesday, January 21st at Murray Manor Elementary, 6:30pm) 
 
Majors: Jon Sumek, Rich Monzon, and Chuck Cadwalader
Minors: Mark Dirkes, Scott Biggers, and Antoine Woods
Caps: Joe Aguon, Rob Faye, Carl Dominguez, and Jeremy Dilgard
T-Ball: Jeremy Brewer, Tori Avery, Phil Denman, and Bill Swallow 


Murray Manor Practice Field Fix 2
Monday, January 13
Bleacher Remodel at Practice Field Murray Manor Elementary School



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Bleacher Remodel at Practice Field Murray Manor Elementary School

A Lake Murray Little League Volunteer crew replaced the Wood Bleachers, Saturday January 11th at Murray Manor Elementary School. Once again New Field Manager@Sunset/ Equipment Mgr., Chuck Cadwalader organized a group of volunteers that replaced the rotted out wood on the Home side bleachers. "Our goal today was to remove and replace the rotted out wood and return the bleachers to a useable condition," and, "We share the facility with the School and want to be good partners with them."

The Volunteer crew included: Dave Gordon, Rob Faye, Joe Agoun, John Sumak, Christian Sumak, Chaz Cadwalader, Max Cadwalader, Ray Bakkedahl and Scott Biggers. The league would like to thank Painters Mark Dirkes and Jon Barnhill for volunteering to Paint. Mark at Sunset Field and Jon at Murray Manor.

If you would like to volunteer on future projects please call or E-mail:

Chuck Cadwalader Equipment Mgr/Field Mgr-Sunset chuckcadwalader@yahoo.com 619-972-0873 Rob Faye Field Manager-Murray Manor rfaye7007@yahoo.com 619-504-1641

 



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Thursday, January 9
Volunteers Replace Dugout Roofs at Sunset Park



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Story and Photos Contributed by Scott Biggers 
 
A Lake Murray Little League Volunteer crew replaced the dugout roofs, Saturday January 4th at Sunset Park. New Field Manager at Sunset/Equipment Mgr., Chuck Cadwalader organized a group of volunteers that removed the old roofs and replaced them with new ones. Says Chuck; "It’s outstanding when people from our league volunteer and work together to improve our facilities" and "thanks to all the volunteers who donated their time today".
 
The Volunteer crew included: Dave Gordon, Dave Mezacappa, Chaz Cadwalader, Ray Bakkedahl and Scott Biggers. Another Project is planned for this Saturday January 7th at 8:00. The Bleachers at the Murray Manor practice field will have the rotted wood replaced. If you would like to volunteer on future projects please call or e-mail:
 
Chuck Cadwalader Equipment Mgr/Field Mgr-Sunset chuckcadwalader@yahoo.com 619-972-0873 Rob Faye Field Manager-Murray Manor rfaye7007@yahoo.com 619-504-1641
 


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Tuesday, December 10
Licensed Bats for Christmas!




Christmas is quickly approaching, and if your player has a new bat on his list for Santa, you might want to take a look at the LICENSED COMPOSITE BATS - (2 1/4 INCH BARRELS)--so you don't end up with a bat your player can't use!  


 



Thursday, December 5
Rule Change Letter



Hello LMLL Families! The following letter will be going home with students this week. Please talk to other parents that might want their kids to start Little League with LMLL!

 



Tuesday, November 26
Rule Changes for the 2014 Season




Important Rule Changes for the 2014 Little League® Season

As we enter into the 75th year of Little League, we want to advise you of several important changes to the rules and regulations that you'll see in the 2014 Little League® Rulebooks. We hope that these changes help make your entire season a successful one, and we look forward to celebrating our Diamond Anniversary with you throughout the year.

Residency and School Attendance Eligibility

In an effort to accommodate for Little Leaguers to play with their classmates, and ease the burden on parents and guardians, Little League has amended its residency requirements to allow children to play in the local league whose boundaries where they attend school is located. To verify enrollment, parents will need to bring an official school document, such as a report card or school enrollment form, confirming enrollment in the school for the current academic year, dated before October 1, 2013. Read the full text of the new rule here.

"Little League is always looking for more ways to give all children the opportunity to have the best Little League experience possible," said Patrick Wilson, Little League Senior Vice President of Operations and Program Development. "This new rule will provide more flexibility for families to participate in the leagues that best fits their children."

Retaining Birth Certificates for Tournament Eligibility Affidavit

To streamline the tournament eligibility affidavit process, all birth certificates will be returned to parents after the District Administrator approves a team's affidavit. Team managers will no longer be required to carry the birth certificates with the affidavit throughout the tournament season. Read the full text of the new rule here.

"While it is important as ever to ensure that all our tournaments are played fairly and competitively, we believe that this will make our tournament process run smoother, and allows parents to retain these sensitive documents," said Mr. Wilson.

Financial Responsibility for Tournament Travel

For those United States teams advancing through the International Tournament, Little League has amended the financial responsibility for those driving to tournaments. In 2014, all U.S. teams traveling 150 miles or more per one round trip to Section tournaments and beyond will be eligible to receive compensation to defray their travel expenses. These U.S. teams will be eligible to be reimbursed $1 per mile. Read the full text of the new rule here.

Click here to review additional, important rule changes.




Spring 2014 Registration




Spring 2014 Registration

Visit us on these dates and times to register:

Early Bird Registration: ($130 for 1st player/$115 sibling(s))

Sunday, November 17, 10am-4pm, Sunset Park

Sunday, November 24, 10am-4pm, Sunset Park

Regular Registration: ($150 for 1st player/$125 sibling(s))

Saturday, December 7, 10am-1pm, Sunset Park

Saturday, December 14, 10am-1pm, Sunset Park

Saturday, January 4, 10am-1pm, Sunset Park

Tuesday, January 7, 6:30pm-8pm, Murray Manor and Maryland Avenue Elementary Schools

Please print, fill out all 6 documents under Handouts/Spring 2014 Registration Forms, and bring to registration.  

You will also need THREE forms of proof of residency--your driver's license, a utility bill, and auto registration (do not bring two of the same thing, ie. two SDG&E bills from different months--they must be different types of proof.) 

*Late registration $175 1st player/$150 sibling (after January 7th)


Upcoming Events
Date Event Time Location
Thu 5/15 Baseball Movie Night at Sunset TBA LMLL: Sunset Park/Madrid Field
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