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2015 Fall Ball - Registration is Open!       

Vestal Little League will once again be running a fall baseball league this year.  Games will be played on Sundays at 1pm and 3pm at Angelo and Challenger Fields from September 13th through November 1st (8 Sundays).  Please register by September 1st.  

Our fall baseball league is recreational in nature.  Games are not made up if cancelled due to weather or poor field conditions.

Fall Ball is open to players who are eligible to play in Minors or Majors next year - baseball age 6-11 this year; see registration form for details.  [Players who are baseball age 12 this year should contact Vestal Senior League at jvalent@stny.rr.com about their Fall Ball league.  Note: VLL is not affiliated with Vestal Senior League.]

To register, download and print the Fall Ball Registration form found in the Forms & Downloads link on the left side of this home page.  Mail the completed form along with your check for $40 made out to Vestal Little League to:

Nancy Knipscher

213 Brooks Ave

Vestal, NY  13850

 

Umpires Needed! Former VLL players who are baseball age 12 or older can contact Nancy Knipscher if they are interested in umpiring games.  Umpires get paid for each game they work!

Questions on Fall Ball can be directed to Nancy at nancyknip@hotmail.com.  Get ready to play some more baseball!           

 



2015 Age Calculator and Age Chart

Little League Age Calculator

New Age Determination Rules for those born in 2006 or later, see article below! 

Before registering your child for Little League, you can determine his/her Little League age using the calculator found here or by referring to the age chart below.

 


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         2015 Brent W. Bowers Sportsmanship Award and

Most Improved PLayer Award

Congratulations to Ronnie Contrata on receiving the Brent W. Bowers Sportsmanship Award based on a vote by the Board and Majors Managers.  This award goes to the 12 yr old player who best exhibits a positive attitude at all times, the highest level of personal conduct, gives 100% effort to play to his/her ability, is the consumate team player, continously strives to improve, and a team leader who always sets a good example and shows self respect and respect for all others.  Way to go Ronnie!

Congratulations to Donovan Cook on receiving this year's Most Improved Player Award.  This award goes to the player in the Majors who has shown the most improvement in baseball skill and ability as voted on by the Board and Majors Managers.  Great job Donovan!

These awards were presented during pre-game ceremonies of the Majors Championship Game on June 19th, 2015.  

 



         2015 Majors & Minors Season Results   

Congratulations to Redmen on finishing in 1st place at the end of the regular season! And Congratulations to HFC on winning the playoff Championship on June 19th!  Congrats to B&D on finishing runner up in the regular season, and to Fire on finishing runner-up in the playoffs.

Congratulations to Schultz on finishing in 1st place at the end of the regular season!  Congratulations to Broome Trophy on finishing runner-up in the regular season and on winning the playoff championship on Wednesday June 17th!  And Congratulations to VSO on finishing runner-up in the playoffs.

Thanks to all for another fantastic season of Vestal Little League baseball!

 
 


2015 VLL Raffle Fundraiser Winners!   

The 2015 Vestal Little League Raffle Fundraiser is important to the success of the league.  This fundraiser is the primary source of funds to purchase equipment and supplies for our players and the fields we use.  Thank you for your participation and support!

Raffle Ticket winners were drawn randomly at the Majors Champtionship Game pre-game ceremonies on June 19th, 2015 at Angelo Field.   

Dave MacKean of Owego is the Grand Prize Winner of $2,000 cash!

Ryan Dawes of Binghamton is the 2nd Prize Winner of $500 cash! Ryan has graciously donated $250 back to Vestal Little League. Thank you Ryan!

Kim Reese of Vestal is the 3rd Prize Winner of $300 cash!

 

Congratulations to all winners!

 



2015 HR Derby Participants
Home Run Derby participants and our volunteer catchers (photo by H. Mieczkowski)

   4th Annual Home Run Derby Results

Congratulations to Ronnie Contrata on winning this year's Home Run Derby!  The event was held on Saturday June 7 at Angelo Field.  Results from the final round of the derby:

Ronnie Contrata: 55 points

Jacob Mabee: 34 points

Cameron Tom: 31 points

Steve Seraydarian: 27 points

Thanks to all of the players who participated, the volunteer catchers, the fans who came out to support the event, and to our volunteers who ran it.

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2015 Home Run Derby Champion - Ronnie Contrata

2014 Home Run Derby Champion - Chris Thomas

2013 Home Run Derby Champion - Shawn Chermak

2012 Home Run Derby Champion - Dom DiRado 

 
 


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Swinging for the fences (photo by H. Mieczkowski)

    2015 Vestal Little League "A" Team Rosters  


12A 11A 10A
Coach Carr Coach Howard Coach Kretzmer
     
Andrew Carr Thomas Contrata Jake Behonick
Ronnie Contrata Willie Cropp Cole Burdick
Danny Harding Niki Dutcher Noah Cooley
Collin Kintner Daniel Knipscher Noah Dozoretz
Jacob Mabee Andrew LaClair Gavin Foster
Owen Mieczkowski Michael Lombardi Jack Gannon
Josh Poff Jarek Podest Kaden Grayson
Ryan Strahley Anthony Rizzi Cameron Kretzmer
Michael Strojny Elliott Sarkisian Mikey Lee
Kole Schmerder Braden Strahley Camden Schaffer
Cameron Tom Dylan Wenner Tyler Sprague

 

 



Dick's Sporting Goods Baseball Coupons - Click Image Below. Valid through October 31, 2015


 

 



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      Vestal Little League Spirit Wear Now on Sale!

Now you can purchase hats, shirts, and sweatshirts featuring our new logo!  Simply follow this link to place your order.  All sales are handled directly by Zappias and not through VLL.  Please contact Zappias with any questions you may have.  

 



Thanks for a great 2015 Opening Day!   

We had a great opening day parade down Front St and opening day ceremonies at Angelo Field on Saturday, May 2nd.  Thanks to all who volunteered to help make it happen, and to our sponsors!

Photo of Opening Day Ceremonies on Angelo Field by Dave Milkovich 

 



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    Follow Vestal Little League on Twitter!

Vestal Little League is on Twitter.  Stay on top of the latest VLL news, rainout notifications, and news from Little League International. Just click here or on the "Follow" link below.

 
 



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Vestal Little League is a non-profit organization whose mission is to "promote, develop, supervise, and voluntarily assist in all lawful ways, the interest of those who will participate in Little League Baseball."

Through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, the Little League program assists children in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being. By espousing the virtues of character, courage and loyalty, the Vestal Little League Baseball program is designed to develop superior citizens rather than superior athletes.


Follow us on Twitter for the latest VLL news, rainout notifications, and news from Little League International.


Questions can be directed to vestallittleleague@gmail.com.



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