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RIDGEWOOD-GLENDALE-MIDDLE VILLAGE-MASPETH LITTLE LEAGUE

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Seither Field Home Of The Ridgewood-Glendale- Middle Village-Maspeth LL

"Welcome To The Home Page Of The
Ridgewood-Glendale-Middle Village-Maspeth Little League Queens Oldest Little League Charted In 1952
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Seither Stadium is the home of the Ridgewood-Glendale-Middle Village-Maspeth Little League and is located at 78th Ave. & Woodhaven Blvd. in Glendale Queens.
 
There are three playing fields used for Boys Baseball and Girls Softball. There are two regular Little League fields and one Instructional / Rookie field. All Senior and Travel team games are played at Juniper Valley Park and Victory Field. There are over 600 players and 40 teams that range in ages 5-18.
 
Additional information concerning the league can be obtained by navigating and clicking the tabs on the left. The e-mail address for the league is rgmvm@rgmvm.com The field telephone number is 718 846-9043. The Clubhouse telephone number is 718 821-4487. The Clubhouse address is 80-17 78th ave. Glendale 11385. Use this address: 78-11 Woodhaven Blvd, Flushing NY 11385 in 
google maps for field driving directions.

 


The President is Pat Piteo and the Vice President is Mike Rizzo. Additional information on League Board Members can be obtained by clicking the Board Of Directors tab on the left. Enjoy the site and visit us often !!!

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Little League Baseball

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2015 Season RGMVM Baseball & Softball Game Schedule Information Now Posted



IMPORTANT NOTICE

**** PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE BOYS MAJOR SCHEDULE HAS BEEN REVISED ON 4/11/15 

MANAGERS AND SCHEDULES CAN CHANGE !

 



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2015 Application - Mandatory Background Checks For All League Volunteers




Recognizing the need to protect our greatest assets and treasure- our children, RGMVM LL and Little League Baseball will require Background checks for all League Managers, Coaches, Ladies Auxiliary, Board of Directors members and any other persons, volunteers or hired workers, who provide regular service to the league and/or have repetitive access to, or contact with, players or teams. This Policy took effect beginning with the 2003 Season.

All persons interested in becoming volunteers (managers, coaches, etc.) must consent to a national background check. Applicants must submit a signed statement and consent form agreeing to the check. Click The Little League On-Line Sign For More Information From The Official Little League Web Site.

  If you filled out a from last year you will need to use the second form marked returning volunteer. 



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Handout: The 2015 Little League Volunteer Child Protection Form

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2015 Play-Off Schedules Rookies, Minors and Majors Baseball...



 

These Are The Scheduled Dates The RGMVM In-House 2015 Play-Offs for the Baseball Major, Minor, And Rookie Divisions. updated 6/20/15

THERE WILL BE NO CHANGES..

Please Keep In Mind that These Schedules Are Subject To Change. Also Games Can Get Cancelled Due To Rain Outs. These Games Will Not Be made Up! Always Check With Your Manager Or Division Head For Any Up To The Minute Changes.....

The league does all it can to get these games in as there is no fexbility in the playoff schedule due to rainouts and Little League mandate to finish all in-house by 6/26/15. This can include a 4 PM weekday game so please be prepared and inform your parents and players.. 

 


Handout: RGMVM 2015 Baseball Play-Offs Updated 6/20/15

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RGMVM RAIN OUT NEWS AND INFORMATION !

**All Make Up Dates Will Also Be Posted At The Field **

Teams 55 and 57 makeup game from 5/17 is moved to

June 20 at 10:00 field 3

 

Teams 50 and 57 will play on Monday 6/15 at 5:30 field 3

Teams 51 and 52 will play on Sunday 6/14 at 12:00 on field 3

Saturdays 6/6 make up games


Teams 72 and 61 will play on Sunday 6/14 at 12:00 on field 1

Teams 62 and 74 will play on Monday 6/15 at 5:30 on field 1

Teams 5 and 3 will play on 6/14 AT 12:00 on field 2

Teams 4 and 2 will play on 6/15 at 5.30 on field 2

 

Rookie - #56 Pace vs #55 Home Beer 6/11 F3 5:30 PM 

 


All Make Up Rainout Dates Are Always Posted At The Field...

ALL MANAGERS ARE RESPONSIBLE TO COME DOWN AND HELP GET THE FIELD READY FOR PLAY IN THE EVENT OF BAD WEATHER..

MAKE UP DATES WILL BE POSTED AT THE FIELD.

 THERE WILL BE NO CHANGES

OR 4 PM MAKE UP GAMES SCHEDULED BY MANAGERS....

 WE WILL TRY TO UPDATE INFORMATION HERE WHEN AND AS QUICKLY AS POSIBLE. THERE WILL BE TIMES THAT INFORMATION ON RAINOUTS WILL NOT BE POSTED OR UPDATED.

 AS ALWAYS PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR MANAGER OR COME DOWN TO THE FIELD TO BE SURE AND REMEMBER TO CHECK FOR MAKE UP DATES AND CHANGES...

"HEY I DID NOT HEAR FROM MY MANAGER..

AND THERE IS NO NEW MESSAGE ON THE MACHINE AT THE FIELD"

UNSURE IF YOUR GAME IS CANCELLED?  THINK IT MIGHT BE STILL ON?

WELL COME DOWN TO THE FIELD TOP MAKE SURE

AND TO SEE WHAT'S GOING ON...    

PLAYERS AND PARENTS SHOULD ALWAYS DOUBLE CHECK
 WITH YOUR MANAGER FOR MAKE UP DATE AND TIME!!!

*ALSO TO CHECK THE RAIN
OUT MAKE UP BOARD TO SEE WHEN THEIR GAME
 HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR...



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RGMVM Boys Teams Standings




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Handout: 2015 RGMVM Team Standings 6/19/15

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What Is Baseball ?


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Tony "Yer Out" Sager
Thursday, February 26
2015 UPDATED BASBALL IN-HOUSE RULES !


ALL MANAGERS MUST MAKE SURE THAT THEY HAVE CARRY THE IN-HOUSE BASEBALL INSTRUCTIONAL, ROOKIE, MINOR,

& MAJOR RULES ! 

Also All Managers MUST Carry & Refer To The

Little League Rule Book..

 Managers / Coaches Do You Know The Rules?



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Handout: RGMVM BASEBALL IN-HOUSE RULES INST, ROOKIE & MINOR, MAJOR

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    Tuesday, April 1
    The 2015 RGMVM Team List

    The RGMVM Little League 2015 Team List
    Handout: RGMVM 2015 Team List

    Hey It's Raining Out What Do I Do?

     

    Parents, managers, and fans please read this important message concerning rain, snow, hail, wind-storms, sandstorms, snow storms, just plain bad weather, and re-scheduled cancelled rained out games. We all hate bad weather and canceling games due to it.. BUT sometimes it happens... You can check the Web site and field phone for updated information. Remember sometimes the web site and message MIGHT NOT BE UPDATED..So when bad weather hits or you are unsure if the game you are scheduled to play is gonna go on we have one simple Golden Rule here at RGMVM:

    1- TO BE SURE YOU MUST COME DOWN TO THE FIELD TO SEE IF YOU ARE PLAYING...
    Calling the field the same day, the day before, the week or the night before does not work.. - Sometimes the phone is BUSY.. - Sometimes the message has not been updated.. - Sometimes the phone never stops ringing. So you cannot update the message… Also calling the Division Heads, or the league President, again the same day, the day before, the week or the night before.. IS NOT AN OPTION........ 

    Sometimes you might look out the window and say: "Look at it out there they will never be playing today" Well most of the times we are and you are going to miss the game, or even worse your team forfeits because it did not have enough players.. UGHHH..

    So please remember that one simple RGMVM Golden Rule..

    1- YOU SHOULD COME DOWN TO THE FIELD TO SEE IF YOU ARE PLAYING...
    and everything will be just cool .. :D

    Also managers are required to come down to the field to check the rescheduled date for any rained out games.
     

     



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    The Umpire News And Information Wire

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    Amateur Baseball Umpires' Association

    All managers are urged to read the Little League rulebook and the RGMVM in-house rules. Remember that the different Divisions have different rules. All managers must carry their rulebook and cite said rule for any on field discussions. There are NO game protests allowed. All disputes will be handled on the field and arbitraged by a RGMVM Board Member !

    The Umpire-N-Chief is Tony Sager. All rule questions can be addressed to Richie. He can be reached at 347-992-4484 sagert@coned.com.

    All managers should remember why we are all here, not the wins or loses but...THE KIDS !


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    Friday, May 30
    The RGMVM All-Star Day Sunday June 7, 2015



    2015 All-Star Sunday June 7 Information 

    As Well As The Raffles

    And Awards Ceremonies Will Be held June 7.

    11:00 AM - Opening Ceremonies, Instructional Game, Minor Game, Girls Softball Major Game

    2:00 PM: Awards, Ceremonies, Raffle

    3:00 PM - Rookie Game, Boys Major Game, Girls Senior Softball Game

    6:00 PM: Closing Ceremonies



    ***The 2015 RGMVM Manager Contact List

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    ** THIS LIST WILL BE UPDATED SHORTLY...

    The RGMVM Little League 2015 Season Manager / Contact List.

    Call your Player Agent with any questions you may have.

    **Still Being Updated



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    Handout: ***The RGMVM 2015 Manager Contact List

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    The 2015 RGMVM Instructional Season Schedule

    The RGMVM Little League 2015 Instructional Division Season Game Day Schedule. Always check with your managers for any last minute changes!
    Handout: RGMVM 2015 Instructional Schedule

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    Friday, May 15
    Molloy High School Summer Baseball Camp ....

    Handout: Molloy High School Summer Baseball Camp ....

    The 2015 RGMVM Rookie Season Schedule

    The RGMVM Little League 2015 Rookie Division Season Game Day Schedule. Always check with your managers for any last minute changes!
    Handout: RGMVM 2015 Rookie Schedule

    Friday, March 27
    2015 RGMVM League Calendar

    Important dates, and information for the 2015 season..
    Handout: 2015 Calendar

    Thursday, April 10
    A Special Thank You Message to All Little League Volunteers...



    A Message from the Chairman

    Dr. Gilmour and Greg Warrington
    As hundreds of dedicated Little League® volunteers gathered in Minnesota for the 26th Little League International Congress, it struck me that while we all come from different places with different backgrounds, Little League volunteers are remarkably the same. We are passionate. We are dedicated. And we are working to make Little League the best organization for the children who play baseball and softball.

    At Little League International, every week is National Volunteer Week. The world joins us in thanking volunteers, though, from April 6 to 12, 2014. This year is a special one for Little League. As you know, 2014 is Little League’s Diamond Anniversary. For 75 years, the passion of Little League volunteers has brought the Little League experience to millions of children in thousands of communities in hundreds of countries.

    A lot has changed over 75 years, but Little League is relevant as ever. The lessons of teamwork, dedication and hard work, and the importance of community togetherness will always be valued. And it’s the volunteers like you who instill these tenants of Little League in players, parents and fellow volunteers day in and day out.

    We hope that you take the time to share in this year’s 75th Anniversary celebration by sharing your memories with the Little League Big Legacy Project. This digital mosaic will help bring thousands of great Little League moments together, while supporting Pitch In For Baseball, and helping more children around the world make new Little League memories.

    Click here to share your memory

    As always, we sincerely thank you for all of your time, work and dedication to the Little League program. We wish you the best of luck this season, and we hope you join us in celebrating Little League’s Diamond Anniversary.

    Sincerely,
    Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour
    Chairman of the Little League International Board of Directors


    The 2015 RGMVM Boys Baseball Major Season Schedule

     ***** PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE BOYS SCHEDULE HAS BEEN REVISED ON 4/11/15

    The RGMVM Little League 2015 Major Division Boys Baseball Season Game Day Schedule. Always check with your managers for any last minute changes!


    Handout: RGMVM 2015 Boys Baseball Major Schedule

    The 2015 RGMVM Boys Baseball Minor Season Schedule

    The RGMVM Boys Baseball 2015 Minor Divison Little League Season Game Day Schedule. Always check with your managers for any last minute changes!
    Handout: RGMVM 2015 Boys Baseball Minor Schedule

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    Thursday, June 20
    Congrats To The RGMVM Alum Players That Were Named To The Brooklyn / Queens CHSAA First Team All Star Team....



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    These players were part of the 2007 RGMVM 11U 2007 State Championship team that was coached by Steve Adams.

    All these players will continue playing baseball in college. 

    •  Danny Ammirati - Belhaven University
    • Eric Tully - Named to the 2013 Best of the City Mayors Cup -

      Dowling University

      Austin Nieves - Molloy College
    • Chris Piteo - Named to the 2013 Best Of The City Mayors Cup Game

     - University Of Maine

    Congrats Again Guys!!!



    The 2015 RGMVM Girls Softball Major / Senior Season Schedules

    The 2015 RGMVM Girls Softball Major / Senior Season Game Day Schedules. Always check with your managers for any last minute changes!


    Handout: RGMVM 2015 Girls Major / Senior Softball Schedule

    Monday, March 12
    RGMVM 2015 Boys Master Schedule

    *****PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE BOYS MAJOR SCHEDULE WILL BE REVISED ON 4/11/15*****

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    Handout: RGMVM 2015 Master Schedule

    UPDATED IMPORTANT: Parents Please Note The Approved Bat Information



    UPDATED:

     

     Bat Lists - Find a Bat

     

    Click Here: http://www.littleleague.org/learn/equipment/baseballbatinfo.htm

    • Full Printable List of 2 1/4 Baseball Bats - For quick reference on the field, with composites included (printable PDF format)
    • Visual List - 2 1/4, Baseball - List of licensed, approved composite-barrel baseball bats for Majors and below for 2013 season
    • Mobile List - Licensed 2 1/4 baseball bats, for convenient and scalable display on smart phones, tablets and other internet-enabled portable digital device

    Most if not all  2 1/4 bats composite bats have been banned by Little League. Please go the little league web site for up to date information from Little League link above.

    Little League International Issues Update Regarding Composite Bats: Moratorium Imposed Immediately

     

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Dec. 30, 2010) - Little League International has placed a moratorium on the use of composite bats in the Little League (Majors) Division and all other baseball divisions of Little League, effective immediately.

     

     "Today's decision of the Little League International Board of Directors Executive Committee is based on scientific research data from the University of Massachusetts (Lowell), which was contracted by Little League Baseball," Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball, said. "The maximum performance standard for non-wood bats in the divisions for 12-year-olds and below is a Bat Performance Factor (BPF) of 1.15. The research found that composite bats, while they may meet the standard when new, can exceed that standard after a break-in process."

     

    Local Little Leagues were first informed of the research last September.

     

    "From the beginning, and throughout this process, we wanted to keep everyone informed," Patrick W. Wilson, Vice President of Operations at Little League International, said. "Our intent was to provide local league constituents clear direction regarding composite bats. There is a process through which manufacturers can submit individual models for a possible waiver if they wish to seek it. Going forward, we will let our leagues know which ones meet the standards for the Little League Baseball (Majors) 12-and-under divisions, if any."        

     

     

    Sincerely,

    Little League International

     


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    Position A...
    Friday, February 21
    "The Short Swing"

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    Punch Down
    Here are more hitting tips from our friends at Clutch Hitting to help your game. THE SHORT SWING......IS SOOO IMPORTANT...
    Click the link above for a full breakdown with pictures!

    When practicing and working on your baseball swing, emphasis must be placed on the hands and the path that the hands must take. Learning a "short" swing and not a "long" swing can aid any hitter from little league to the professional ranks. The concept of getting to the baseball as quickly as possible, going from a set position to contact point, going from point A (set position) to point of contact (point c) can be accomplished in a theory developed even before baseball ever existed: A straight line.
       


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    Position C...

    Coaching 101 - Read This Great Web Article

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    A Young Ball Player Absorbs Like A Sponge





    We all like to think of ourselves as pretty capable at our day jobs, but when it comes to coaching kids in baseball, lack of experience can be a source of frustration and bad feelings all around.


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    Handout: ***The RGMVM 2015 Manager Contact List

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    Carlos With The Gabby Clinic Kids
    Wednesday, October 4
    Mets Superstar Carlos Beltran Makes A Suprise Visit To RGMVM

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    Carlos WIth The Kids
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    Yankee superstar Carols Beltran made a surprise visit to RGMVM Little League. Carlos is a close friend with hitting coach Gabby Martinez. Gabby was giving a clinic down at Seither Stadium. Gabby and Carlos spend over 2 hours giving the kids a hitting and fielding clinic.

    Then Carlos signed autographs for all the kids. Carols also took batting practice of his own and did long toss with coach Gabby. Gabby Martinez and Greg Modica are doing baseball clinics every Saturday in October at RGMVM Seither Stadium..

    For more information you can call Gabby Martinez at 347-749-9968, 347-840-2932.  


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    Carols Doing Long Toss
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    Wednesday, October 4
    More Carlos Pictures...........

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    A Pond & Pond Player Hits The Dirt !
    "Morris Buttermaker" Shanley Gives The Steal Sign

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    Monday, September 9
    Managers / Coaches Please Send In Your Game Write-Ups.....

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    Please Send All your game results and write-ups to the new RGMVM Little league e-mail address: rgmvm@rgmvm.com .

    All you need to do is send the attached word document and digital pictures. Please do not capitalize the whole document. All Divisions and teams are welcomed to contribute. 

    NO HAND WRITTEN STOIRES OR
     NON DIGITAL PICTURES WILL BE ACCEPTED...



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    RGMVM Is 64 Years Old - We Are Queens Oldest Little League.....

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    RGMVM 50th Anniversary Board Of Directors


    The Ridgewood-Glendale-Middle Village-Maspeth Little League 50th Year

     Anniversary Board Of Directors.

    In 2015 We Will Be Celebrating Our 64 Anniversary !



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