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Important Information on Helmet Modifications
by posted 05/21/2018


Dear Little League Parents and Volunteers,

The safety of all our participants is our utmost concern, and, like the vast majority of youth organizations, Little League requires our batters to wear helmets that meet National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) specifications and bear the NOCSAE stamp.

As the popularity of helmet attachments (c-flap, etc.) increase throughout baseball and softball, Little League® International has begun to receive inquiries from our families, players, and volunteers as to whether or not they're permitted in Little League play.

Altering a helmet in anyway (drilling holes, removing padding, etc.) may cause a manufacturer to void the NOCSAE certification of that helmet, making it illegal to use in Little League play. If you have altered your helmet or intend to, please contact the helmet manufacturer to determine if altering the helmet will void the NOCSAE certification.

Little League International has issued a letter to all youth batting helmet manufacturers for clarification on whether or not adding to their helmets voids their NOCSAE certification. We will post all manufacturer responses at LittleLeague.org/HelmetAdditions, where you can also find more information about helmet attachments, NOCSAE, and

As always, we thank you for your support, and hope that you continue to have a great Little League season.

Sincerely,

Patrick Wilson

Patrick Wilson
Senior Vice President, Little League Baseball and Softball


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Westchester LL Post Season Schedule
by posted 05/10/2018


WLL's exciting Post Season schedules for Majors and Minors have been finalized. Click on the images for prinable versions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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EASTON GHOST X 30/20 2-5/8 DECERTIFIED FOR USE BY USA BASEBALL
by posted 05/08/2018


Thousand Oaks, Calif. (May 3, 2018) – Easton regrets to inform you that the Easton Ghost X, 30” -10 USA Baseball bat (model #’s YBB18GX10 30/20 & LL18GHX 30/20 Japan model) is no longer certified or approved by USA Baseball.  Easton acknowledges full responsibility for this situation, and we seek to resolve this issue as quickly as possible.

If you purchased one of these bats in the U.S., you can return it directly to us.  We will provide you a pre-paid mailing label that you can use to return your bat to us. Upon receipt or your bat, Easton will send you via email a one-time use electronic voucher with a value up to $500 to compensate you for your bat and your inconvenience.  The voucher is valid until May 31st, 2019 and can be used toward another Easton bat and/or any other products on Easton.com up to $500.

If you made your purchase in Canada or Japan, please return your bat directly to the retailer.

To return your bat and receive your voucher click here to complete our on-line web form; this is the FASTEST way to expedite your return.  Upon receipt of this information, Easton will send you a pre-paid shipping label to return your bat.  Alternatively, you can call 1-844-531-7079 to speak to a representative.

Please understand that this is a decertification of the 30” size only, and that there are no structural problems or other defects with this bat.  All other certified lengths & drop weights of the Easton Ghost X USA bat remain approved for play.

If you decide to keep your bat to use for other non-USA Baseball leagues, we are required to send you a permanent, non-removable sticker that you can use to cover the USA Baseball certification stamp.  Please contact Easton at 1-844-531-7079, and we will send you this sticker with instructions on how to apply it. 

Additional information may be found at USA Baseball’s USABat Youth Bat Standard website, https://usabat.com/decertified-bats/

Please visit our FAQ page for frequently asked questions, Easton Ghost X, 30” -10 USA Baseball Bat FAQ.

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New Bat Standard for 2018
by posted 02/13/2018


 

As of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard was implemented. Little League-approved baseball bats that were approved for use for the 2017 season will no longer be acceptable for use in any Little League game or activity as of January 1, 2018. For more information on the USABat standard and a complete list of bats approved through the USABat Standard, visit usabat.com.

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