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Annual Board Meeting and Board of Directors

Our Annual Board Meeting is coming up on October 1st, 2017 at 6:00pm.  It will be held at the BBC.  This is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend.  We will be electing new board members as well as starting to structure the 2018 baseball season.  

If you have ever considered being a part of the B.A.L.L. Board, now is the time to see what it is all about.  Please fill out the application at the following link to be considered for a position on the 2017-2018 B.A.L.L. Board of Directors.  Applications must be received by September 24th, 2017 to be considered. 

https://balittleleague.sportngin.com/register/form/931072236

 

 

 

Fall Developmental Baseball (7/8 Year Old League)

Welcome to the 2017 Developmental League Fall Ball Registration for Blaine Area Little League (B.A.L.L.). The league is only open to players that participated in Developmental 1 (7's) or Developmental 2 (8's) through B.A.L.L. this season.  Developmental League Fall Ball is open to the first 72 players that sign up, and six teams will be formed with a head coach for each team.

The cost of participation is $30 and payment will be collected by your coach on the first  All teams are asked to wear their 2017 Developmental League summer uniforms for games.

We will play at the BBC (Blaine Baseball Complex) on Tuesdays and Thursdays on 9/5, 9/7, 9/12, 9/14, 9/19, 9/21, 9/26 and 9/28.   Warm-up/Skills work begins at 5:45 p.m. with all games played from  6:15 to 7:30 p.m.

THIS LEAGUE IS CURRENTLY FULL.



Congratulations on a GREAT Season!

7s FIRST PLACE - RAFTERS

8s FIRST PLACE - MOON DOGS

ROOKIES FIRST PLACE - MOON DOGS

MINORS FIRST PLACE - KINGFISH

MAJORS FIRST PLACE - EXPRESS

7S SECOND PLACE - BUCKS

8S SECOND PLACE - EXPRESS

ROOKIES SECOND PLACE - RAFTERS

MINORS SECOND PLACE - BUCKS

MAJORS SECOND PLACE - MALLARDS


Blaine Area Little League 
Field Locations
 
AQ = Aquatore — 9191 Lincoln Street
BBC = Blaine Baseball Complex — 1150 Paul Parkway 
CE = Carrera East — 13129 Eldorado Street 
HA = Happy Acres — 11900 - 7th Street 
Ivy Hills — 12197 Fergus Street 
JEFF = Jefferson — 12833 Jefferson Street 
LLN = Little League North — 730 - 113th Avenue 
LLS = Little League South — 730 - 113th Avenue 
Mary Elizabeth — 8630 Eldorado Street 
NW = Northwood — 12047 Oak Park Boulevard 
OSE = Ostmans East — 1200 - 130th Lane 
OSW = Ostmans West — 1200 - 130th Lane 
QE = Quincy East — 10601 Quincy Blvd  
QW = Quincy West — 10601 Quincy Blvd  
Westwood — 8819 Able Street 
Xylite — 9033 Xylite Street

2017 League Commissioners

The following contacts are available for any questions you may have in your division. 

Josh Hodney

5/6 Instructional Commissioner

Interim contact Nate Larsen

9s Rookies Commissioner

Chris Bentrott

Prep Commissioner

Ben Neiger

7s Developmental Commissioner

Nate Larsen

Minors Commissioner

Jon Kinard

8s Developmental Commissioner

Teri Charest

Majors Commissioner


Looking for the 2017 Little League International Age Chart?

 

You can find it here, or on the Little League International website. 

http://www.littleleague.org/Assets/forms_pubs/age-chart-baseball.pdf

Little League International Bat Requirements

Many of you have asked about the bat regulations for 2017 and 2018. There are no changes for 2017, however you can expect changes for 2018.

Little League International has a list of acceptable bats for this 2017, as well as information about the changes next year on their website. Follow the link below for full details. 

Little League International baseball bat information:

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

 


Trusted Coaches

Blaine Area Little League is now a member of the Trusted Coaches program, which offers comprehensive training, education and screening necessary for a youth coach via a nationwide criminal background check‚ first-aid training, concussion instruction and Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach® character education course. 

 
All Blaine Area LIttle League coaches will be required to complete the Trusted Coaches program. You may be familiar with Trusted Coaches if you participate in other youth sports, as several Blaine and Spring Lake Park area organizations are members. Coaches who complete the mandatory online training are committed to safe and healthy development of young athletes, emotionally and phyically. We are pleased to bring this program to Blaine Area Little League and welcome any feedback you may have on this positive coaching program. 
 

Welcome!

Thank you for visiting the home of the Blaine Area Little League. We serve between 800-900 youth athletes annually from ages 5 to 19. We are affiliated with Little League International and provide opportunities to anyone who wants to play and develop their love of the game. 

 

Mailing Address

PO Box 490781, Blaine, MN 55449

Questions?

Please send us an email at link below. Include a phone number or email and we will respond to questions within 48 hours.

You can also contact us through our Facebook page.

Information Coordinator

Information Coordinator