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Open now! The Richmond Little Team Store is open for business until midnight March 31st! Attached is a flyer with samples of the gear you can order. Kids gear, Parents gear, everyone wants RLL Gear! Birthdays, Fathers Day, Monday...any day is a agreat occasion to give and wear RLL gear!
Click the below link to access the store. 10% of all proceeds go to supporting our league! All orders will be available for pick-up at opening day ceremonies on April 13th!
Spring Registration for the 2019 season is open! Baseball divisions include Tee Ball, Machine Pitch, Minors, Majors 50/70, Juniors and Seniors. Softball divisions will include Tee Ball, Machine Pitch, Minors and Majors.
The bat must be a baseball bat which meets the USA Baseball Bat standard (USABat) as adopted by Little League. It shall be a smooth, rounded stick, and made of wood or of material and color tested and proved acceptable to the USA Baseball Bat standard (USABat).
Beginning with the 2018 season, non-wood and laminated bats used in the Little League (Majors) and below, Intermediate (50-70) Division, Junior League divisions, and Challenger division shall bear the USA Baseball logo signifying that the bat meets the USABat – USA Baseball’s Youth Bat Performance Standard. All BPF – 1.15 bats will be prohibited beginning with the 2018 season. Additionally, starting in 2018, the bat diameter shall not exceed 2⅝ inches for these divisions of play. Bats meeting the Batted Ball Coefficient of Restitution (BBCOR) standard may also be used in the Intermediate (50-70) Division and Junior League divisions.
With the implementation of thenew USA Baseball Bat Standard in 2018, Little League® International has assembled an online resource page dedicated to baseball bat information. The landing page, found at LittleLeague.org/BatInfo, includes the latest bat information, current Little League Baseball rules and regulations governing bats, definition of terms, the moratorium on the use of composite bats, and a series of frequently asked questions, with answers and licensed bat lists.
Minors / Machine Pitch: USA Baseball marking, 2 5/8” barrel maximum
Intermediate (50/70) / Juniors:USA Baseball marking, 2 5/8” barrel maximum or BBCOR
Seniors: ALL bats must be BBCOR
Softball Bats - Rule 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 League) in length, not more than two and one-quarter (2¼) 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.