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Lost and Found
05/23/2016
LOST:   Easton Glove All Brown Size 14 (Lefty)   Left...
2016 Lindquist Tournament
05/20/2016
Farmington's Summer Baseball Tournament! 15th ANNUAL KURT...
Majors Banquet
05/19/2016
2016 FYBL Majors Banquet   Please join us for...
12 Year Old Spotlight Day on Saturday, June 4
05/07/2016
  Our 12 Year Old Spotlight Day (baseball and softball) will...
Concussions - Important information for all parents
03/30/2016
This is a fact sheet for parents on concussions.  You can click...
FYBL Board Meeting on June 5
11/24/2015
Our next FYBL Board meeting will be held on Sunday, June 5. ...
Little League - What bat can I use?
03/18/2011
                      Rule...
 
Lost and Found

LOST:

 

Easton Glove

All Brown

Size 14 (Lefty)

 

Left on Dubiel bleachers (weekend of May 21)

 

If found, please contact Chris Coston ( )

 


by posted 05/23/2016
2016 Lindquist Tournament

Farmington's Summer Baseball Tournament!

15th ANNUAL

KURT A. LINDQUIST TOURNAMENT - 2016
 

9-10 NON-DISTRICT DIVISION

Games Mon and Wed nights and Saturday
(Friday and Sunday may have make-ups)
 

11-12 NON-DISTRICT DIVSION

Games Tues and Thurs nights and Saturday
(Friday and Sunday may have make-ups)

All-star (District) Players May Not
Participate in Lindquist Games

 
July 6 through July 31 (End date TBD)
 
Farmington Little League - River Glen Complex

  • Guaranteed at least 7 games (6 games of pool play for seeding, then single elimination playoff for all teams)
  • 12-15 player rosters, 3 on field coaches
  • Continuous Batting
  • Four Field complex (1 lighted) with concession stand
  • Player Trophies to the first and second place teams
  • Proof of Age mandatory
  • Regular Season Major League rules apply.
  • Registration Fee: $700 per team

 

Tournament Director:  Aaron Jainchill  

aaronjainchill@gmail.com


by posted 05/20/2016
Majors Banquet
2016 FYBL Majors Banquet
 
Please join us for a night of celebration to recap the 2016 season and to acknowledge the accomplishments of our 12 year old baseball and softball players who are "graduating" from Little League. This event is for ALL players in the Baseball and Softball Majors and their parents.
 
Location: The Farmington Club, 162 Town Farm Road, Farmington
 
Date: Thursday, June 9th, 5:30pm – 8:30pm (approximate ending time)
 
FREE for all 12 year old graduating players and all other Majors Baseball and Softball Players.
 
$35 per person for parents and others.
 
Includes family style menu, soft drinks and dessert.  Bring a little extra cash as there will also be a raffle.  "Dressy casual" or "golf" attire please.
 
Please RSVP to bsbfarm@comcast.net by no later than JUNE 3rd with the following information:
 
Player's Name:________________ Team Name:________________

 

Number of Parents/Others attending at $35 each:________

A parent need not attend with every player, however, if not attending, please make arrangements with your child's coach or another parent for supervision and transportation.

Checks payable to FYBL may be mailed to:

Susan Collins, 27 Cedar Ridge Drive, Farmington CT 06032


by byron frank posted 05/19/2016
12 Year Old Spotlight Day on Saturday, June 4

 

Our 12 Year Old Spotlight Day (baseball and softball) will be held on Saturday, June 4th.  It will start approximately at 3pm on Dubiel Field.  There will be an exhibition game for the 12 year olds, and immediately following the game will be the Home Run Derby.

 

You will receive more information on this event as we get closer to the date.  Bill Beckert is leading the committee to run the event.  We ask all parents of 11 year olds in the league to help out on this day.

 

This is a special day for the 12 year olds, and we want to make it a memorable occasion for every 12 year old.

 

Please note that the Spotlight Day will be on the same day as FYBL Appreciation Day.

 

thanks!!

 

FYBL Executive Board


by posted 05/07/2016
Concussions - Important information for all parents

This is a fact sheet for parents on concussions.  You can click the link or go to the "Documents" section of the website.

 

https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/1299/73999.pdf


by FYBL Executive Board posted 03/30/2016
FYBL Board Meeting on June 5

Our next FYBL Board meeting will be held on Sunday, June 5.  The June 5th meeting will start at 7:00pm at the Police Station.

 

Anyone can attend Board meetings, but we want all our managers to attend during the season (through June) or even later. 

 

We will have reports from all our committees.

 

At this meeting, some of the topics for discussion

 

Selection of District managers

Lindquist tournament (we need volunteers to help)

Playoffs for Majors, Minors and Machine Pitch

Majors (Baseball and Softball) Banquet

Concession Stand

 

If you are interested in helping out in any capacity, please attend.

 

 

thanks!!

 

FYBL Executive Board


by posted 11/24/2015
Little League - What bat can I use?

                   



 

Rule 1.10 - Baseball

The bat must be a baseball bat which meets Little League specifications and standards as noted in this rule. It shall be a smooth, rounded stick and made of wood or of material and color tested and proved acceptable to Little League standards.

Little League (Majors) and below:

It shall not be more than thirty-three (33) inches in length nor more than two and one-quarter (2¼) inches in diameter. Non-wood bats shall be labeled with a BPF (bat performance factor) of 1.15 or less;

EXCEPTION: For the Little League (Majors) and below, for regular season play and Tournament, composite bats are prohibited unless approved by Little League International. View the list of approved and licensed composite bats by clicking the link below.

 

https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Text/Documents/1299/20564.pdf

 

 

 

Intermediate (50-70) Division and Junior League

It shall not be more than 34 inches in length; nor more than 2 5/8 inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30”) at its smallest part. All composite barrel bats shall meet the Batted Ball Coefficient of Restitution (BBCOR) performance standard, and such bats shall be so labeled with a silkscreen or other permanent certification mark. The certification mark shall be rectangular, a minimum of a half-inch on each side and located on the barrel of the bat in any contrasting color.

Senior/Big League:

It shall not be more than 36 inches in length, nor more than 2 5/8 inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30") at its smallest part. The bat shall not weigh, numerically, more than three ounces less than the length of the bat (e.g., a 33-inch-Iong bat cannot weigh less than 30 ounces). All bats not made of a single piece of wood shall meet the Batted Ball Coefficient of Restitution (BBCOR) performance standard, and such bats shall be so labeled with a silkscreen or other permanent certification mark. The certification mark shall be rectangular, a minimum of a half-inch on each side and located on the barrel of the bat in any contrasting color. Aluminum and composite bats shall be marked as to their material makeup being aluminum or composite. This marking shall be silkscreen or other permanent certification mark, a minimum of one-half-inch on each side and located on the barrel of the bat in any contrasting color.

Rule 1.10 - Softball

1.10 - The bat must be a softball bat which meets Little League specifications and standards as noted in this rule. It shall be a smooth, rounded stick and made of wood or a material tested and proved acceptable to Little League standards. The bat shall be no more than 33 inches (34 inches for Junior/Senior/Big League) in length, not more than two and one-quarter (2-1/4) inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenth (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30 inches) at its smallest part. Non-wood bats shall be printed with a BPF (bat performance factor) of 1.20. Bats may be taped or fitted with a sleeve for a distance not exceeding 16 inches from the small end. Colored bats are acceptable. A non-wood bat must have a grip of cork, tape or composition material, and must extend a minimum of 10 inches from the small end. Slippery tape or similar material is prohibited.
An illegal or altered bat must be removed.

NOTE 1: The traditional batting donut is not permissible.
NOTE 2: The bat may carry the mark “Little League Tee Ball.”
NOTE 3: Non-wood bats may develop dents from time to time. Bats that cannot pass through the approved Little League bat ring must be removed from play. The 2 ¼ inch bat ring must be used for bats in all softball divisions. Any bat that has been altered shall be removed from play.

 

Decertified Bats

Note 1 (2-28-12): USA Baseball has advised Little League that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has provided official notice that the BBCOR decertification process has been implemented for the Marucci CAT5 and Reebok Vector-TLS 33-inch model bats.

Effectively immediately and until notified otherwise, these bats (Marucci CAT5 and Reebok Vector-TLS 33-inch length bats) should be considered non-compliant and subject to Junior, Senior, and Big League Baseball Rules 1.10 and 6.06(d). It should be noted that the National Federation of State High School Associations has taken similar action.

USA Baseball has advised Little League that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has provided official notice that the BBCOR decertification process has been implemented for the Marucci CAT5 Squared 34-inch model bat and the Marucci Black 33-inch and 34 inch models.

Effectively immediately and until notified otherwise, these bats (Marucci CAT5 Squared 34-inch length and Marucci Black 33-inch length and 34-inch length) should be considered non-compliant and subject to Junior, Senior, and Big League Baseball Rules 1.10 and 6.06(d).

In all divisions, wood bats may be taped or fitted with a sleeve for a distance not exceeding sixteen (16) inches (18 inches for Junior/Senior/Big League baseball) from the small end. A non-wood bat must have a grip of cork, tape or composition material, and must extend a minimum of 10 inches from the small end. Slippery tape or similar material is prohibited.

  • NOTE 1: Junior/Senior/Big League: The 2¾ inch in diameter bat is not allowed in any division.
  • NOTE 2: The traditional batting donut is not permissible.
  • NOTE 3: The bat may carry the mark "Little League Tee Ball."
  • NOTE 4: Non-wood bats may develop dents from time to time. Bats that cannot pass through the approved Little League bat ring for the appropriate division must be removed from play. The 2¼ inch bat ring must be used for bats in the Tee Ball, Minor League and Little League Baseball divisions. The 2 5/8 inch bat ring must be used for bats in the Junior, Senior and Big League divisions of baseball.
  • NOTE 5: An illegal bat must be removed. Any bat that has been altered shall be removed from play. Penalty – See Rule – 6.06 (d).



by posted 03/18/2011
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