We are pleased to offer a new pitcher training program this season for Rookies, Majors and Minors. The sessions will be led by Erik Lovdahl, owner of Lovdahl Pitching Academy and leader of the Minnesota Twins youth pitching camps. He has been developing young pitchers for years, and has great enthusiasm for teaching the fundamentals so young pitchers stay healthy through adolescence and into young adulthood.
There will be a kickoff session on May 7, with your choice of two maintenance sessions throghout the season. There is a maximum of 100 openings for this training, for scheduling and capacity reasons. Registration opens on Monday, April 25 at 9 a.m. Cost for the whole program is $25 per player.
Kickoff session for ages 10-12 (Majors/Minors):
Saturday 5/7 -- 9 to 10:30 a.m. on BBC4
Rain option -- 11 a.m. to 12:30 at National Sports Center Expo Hall
Kickoff session for age 9 (Rookies):
Saturday 5/7 -- 10:30 a.m. to noon on BBC4
Rain option -- 12:30 to 2 p.m. at National Sports Center Expo Hall
Maintenance sessions schedule on registration site.
The Minnesota Twins and the Twins Community Fund are offering a free youth baseball/softball clinic at the Blaine Baseball Complex (Field 5) on Saturday, May 14 for ages 6-16.
Ages 6–9 -- 9 to 10:30 a.m.
Ages 10-16 -- 10:30 a.m. to Noon
No registration necessary. See attached flyer for details.
TAHO Sports is offering a 15% discount for B.A.L.L. families thru June 1st.
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Address: 16230 Aberdeen Street NE,
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.
2016 Coaching Application
A few head coaching spots remain for Blaine minors division. Assistant coaches must also complete an application. If you are interested in a head or assistant coaching position, please complete the application, below.
(Applicants with unpaid registration from 2015 will not be considered until balances are paid in full.)
Do you need help determining if you should register for the American league (Spring Lake Park High School), or the National league (Blaine High School)?
Enter your home address in the attached School District Boundary map to find out. You must live within one of the above high school boundaries in order to participate in our program.
New bat rules will take effect in 2018. This will impact not only BALL, but many youth baseball organizations throughout the country. There are no changes in bat requirements for the 2016 or 2017 seasons.
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Concussion prevention, recognition, and treatment is currently the focus of many athletic activities, from youth to professional levels. For more information, click here.
PO Box 490781, Blaine, MN 55449