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Hey Players: Harlem Little League Needs a New Cheer!

Posted on: March 29th, 2015 by Jody Mercier

As we ramp up for the season — Opening Day is less than two weeks away — the Harlem Little League board is inviting all 2015 players to put on their creative caps and come up with a new cheer for the league! Winners will teach the Harlem Little League community the cheer during the Opening Day celebration and receive a gift card to Modell’s, so get to work! Find all the details here.

 

Let Your Little Leaguer Shine at MLB’s Pitch, Hit and Run Skills Competition

Posted on: March 9th, 2015 by Jody Mercier

Major League Baseball is hosting a series of Pitch, Hit and Run Skills Competitions this spring! Register your Little Leaguer for one of the local competitions and see if he or she can work their way through to the competitions at Citi Field or Yankee Stadium. If they do well enough there, it’s on to the finals held at this year’s MLB All-Star Game at the Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati on July 14.

Registration Has Closed

Posted on: February 25th, 2015 by Jody Mercier

Registration for 2015 has now closed. If you are still interested in having your child play during the 2015 spring season, click here to have your name added to the waitlist. You will ONLY be notified IF space is available.

 

What’s Next?

  • TEAM ASSIGNMENTS: Harlem Little League is busy making team assignments. You can expect to hear from your child’s coach between March 2 and March 11. If you have not heard from your child’s coach by March 11, please email Iris Raiford at playeragent@harlemll.org.
  • UNIFORMS, PRACTICES AND GAMES: Your manager will inform you about practice times. Opening day is April 11 and your manager will distribute uniforms and game schedules during the preceding week.
  • WHAT CAN YOU DO? We need an army of volunteers to make the season run smoothly and all volunteers must pass a background check before they can work with children. Please download and complete the volunteer application. Remember: even if you have volunteered in the past, a new application is required every season.
  • PARENT MEETINGS: Stay tuned for information on parent meetings, which will introduce parents (new and returning) to Harlem Little League.
 

If you still have more questions, take a minute to look through our FAQ section.

Registration closes February 22, Skills and Umpire Clinic Updates

Posted on: February 12th, 2015 by Jody Mercier

Harlem Little League registration will close on Sunday, February 22. Some divisions may fill up before then, so if you haven’t yet registered, do it now to ensure your child’s space.

Click here to register for the 2015 spring season

No child is denied admission to Harlem Little League based on an inability to pay.

Please click here to apply for financial aid.

If your child is 7 years or older as of April 30, 2015 AND new to Harlem Little League, he or she will need to attend a skills assessment. The next clinic will be on Sunday, February 15 from 2pm-4pm at LaGuardia Community Center, SCAN NY, 307 East 1116th Street at 2nd Avenue, Lower Level.

We will hold an Umpires Clinic on Sunday, February 15 from 1-2 at LaGuardia Community Center. Address and information is above.

Already registered? Please download and complete our volunteer application. Harlem Little League depends on the strength of our volunteers to keep the season running smoothly.

Opening Day: April 11, 2015. Can’t wait to see you out on the old ball field!

Registration Continues! Other Important Dates

Posted on: January 31st, 2015 by Jody Mercier

Harlem Little League registration is ongoing!
Please click here to register for the 2015 spring season

No child is denied admission to Harlem Little League based on an inability to pay.
Please click here to apply for financial aid.

If you prefer to register in person, we will have two in-person sessions. They will be held on Saturday, February 7 from 9:30-11:30am at 348 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031.

A second session will be held on Sunday, February 8 from 1-3pm at LaGuardia Community Center, SCAN NY, 307 East 116th Street at 2nd Avenue, Lower Level.

If your child is 7 years or older as of April 30, 2015 AND new to Harlem Little League, he or she will need to attend a skills assessment. These will be held on Sundays, February 1, February 15 and February 22 at 1pm at LaGuardia Community Center, SCAN NY, 307 East 1116th Street at 2nd Avenue, Lower Level.

Already registered? Please download and complete our volunteer application. Harlem Little League depends on the strength of our volunteers to keep the season running smoothly.

And, looking ahead, the most important date of all is Opening Day: April 11, 2015. Can’t wait to see you out on the old ball field!

2015 Volunteer Application

Posted on: January 29th, 2015 by iraiford

Everyone who works with the children must submit a volunteer application and undergo a background. This is for the safety of our children. Volunteer applications should be filled out, and emailed with accompanying documentation to volunteers@harlemll.org.

Click Here for 2015 Volunteer Application and Roles

If you were an approved volunteer during the 2014 season, please download the returning volunteer form. If you download and submit this form and WERE NOT an approved volunteer last year, you will be asked to fill out the full form from the above link.

Returning Volunteer Application — Use ONLY if you were an approved volunteer in 2014

2015 Registration is Underway!

Posted on: January 27th, 2015 by Jody Mercier

Start the New Year Off Right

Register for Harlem Little League!

Baseball for Boys & Girls
Ages 5-12 (Birth Years 2002-2010)
Registration Fee: $100
Register by January 31st, choose your child’s shirt size!

Financial Aid Available*

Click Here to Register for the 2015 Season
Click Here to Request Financial Aid

Effective this season, Little League Baseball has changed the age determination dates for all players born in 2006 or later. For more information on the new age determination dates, see the fact sheet we have prepared.

2015 Registration Links While Host Site Corrects Upgrade

Posted on: January 25th, 2015 by iraiford

Our host server is correcting the upgrade that affected our website by reverting it to older recent posts.

While it is getting corrected, here are the links to register or request Financial Aid:

2015 Registration Site

Request Financial Aid

Congratulations Jackie Robinson Little League!

Posted on: August 24th, 2014 by iraiford

JR_LLBjpg_largeHarlem Little League congratulates Jackie Robinson Little League

on becoming 2014 Little League World Series US Champions.

You make us proud!!

 

 

Closing Day and Trophy Distribution – Today – June 28th

Posted on: June 28th, 2014 by iraiford

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Today’s is Harlem Little League’s last day of the season.  Player’s trophies will be distributed at Shea Field, 120th Street and Fifth Avenue. Check with your manager for your team’s time.

Have a wonderful and safe summer!  See you next year.

 

 

 

 

26th Annual Parent-Volunteers Softball Game

Posted on: June 20th, 2014 by iraiford

2014SoftballGameHarlem Little League’s volunteers and parents enjoyed the 26th Annual Softball Game.  The game was played on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Holcomb Rucker Park. Players cheered their parents and coaches.

Weekly Updates

Posted on: June 15th, 2014 by iraiford

To save money and go green, we will email the Weekly Update on Friday. We encourage you to please download a copy of the Weekly Update from the website. Thank you.

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Happy Father’s Day!

Posted on: June 15th, 2014 by iraiford

Fathers-Day-tagxedo-23hovkiHappy Father’s Day to all males who are role models in our lives!

Join Harlem Little League for our Annual Father’s Day’s All Stars Games.  Rookie Division, 2:30 PM at Jackie Robinson Park.  AAA and Major Divisions, 2:30 PM and 5:00 PM, respectively, at Shea Field in Marcus Garvey Park.

HLL Joins Little League Baseball for Empire State Building Lighting

Posted on: June 13th, 2014 by iraiford

The Empire State Building lights Up in Red, White, and Blue for the 75th Anniversary of Little League®!

HLLwithLLBforLightingOn June 5, former MLB All Star and New York Yankee, Bernie Williams, joined Harlem Little Leaguers, Dugout the Mascot, and Stephen D. Keener, Little League® President and CEO, to light the Empire State Building in Little League colors in honor of our 75th Anniversary. Click here to read more about the Lighting Event.

We thank Troy White for chaperoning and ensuring that four players were able to make the 9:30 am event.

Get Your Division’s Game Schedule

Posted on: May 16th, 2014 by iraiford

Get Your Division’s Game Schedule

Links to Volunteer Form & More

Posted on: May 14th, 2014 by iraiford

2014 Volunteer Application and Volunteer Roles

Ask a Question, Send a Comment or Withdraw A Player

Remember, please call your manager about practices and games. Thank you.

Picture Day – Saturday May 10th

Posted on: May 7th, 2014 by iraiford

Legends Photography Picture Day is this Saturday, May 10th.  To find out your team’s picture time and prices of picture packages, Click Here.

Pictures will be taken rain or shine.  We will use the amphitheater at Marcus Garvey Park, in the event of rain.

Stay in touch with your manager.

Opening Day Photos

Posted on: April 29th, 2014 by iraiford

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Our 26th Annual Opening Day Parade and Games were Saturday, April 12, 2014.  It was a great day!  Here are some pictures taken by photographer Bob Gore.

26th Opening Day Parade and Games – Saturday, April 12th

Posted on: April 10th, 2014 by iraiford

alg-harlem-little-leagueOur 26th Annual Opening Day Games and Parade is Saturday April 12th, 2014.  Parade starts at 9:00 AM with events, and games to follow.

OPENING DAY PARADE:  Meet at the P.S. 175 Schoolyard, located on West 135th (between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Boulevard (7th Avenue) and Malcolm X Boulevard (Lenox Avenue).  Parade steps off at 9 AM.
OPENING CEREMONY: At 10am a short program will be held at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater, at Madison & 124th St.
AFTER THE CEREMONY:  Teams will proceed to their respective fields for games.

Winners of $25 Modells Gift Card

Posted on: April 6th, 2014 by iraiford

Congratulations to our 16 families who won a $25 Modells Gift Card for registering before February 17, 2014.  They are the families of:

C. Boyce

M. Bridgett

C. Catedral

J. Diver

S. Dixon

J. Fuentes

J. Grullon

B. Hollar

C. Salisbury

E. Schuchert

A. Scott

R. Silverman

F. Smith

C. Taveras

K. Taylor

J. Vaughn

15% Modells Discount Coupon

Posted on: April 5th, 2014 by iraiford

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BMO Capital Market Holds Annual Bake Sale to Sponsor Teams

Posted on: March 24th, 2014 by iraiford

BMOOur sponsor, the BMO Capital Markets African American League of Professionals New York, has held a bake sale for the past five years to raise funds to sponsor their two AALPsNY teams.  This year’s bake sale was another success!  Look at these beautiful bake goods. Thank you to all who helped support our league.   (Pictured left to right, Veronica Chin, AALPsNY Finance/Sponsorship Chair and Jessica Zilo, AALPsNY, Community Outreach, Co-chair)

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