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Welcome to the San Carlos Little League Website

Established in 1953, San Carlos Little League provides a positive youth baseball experience to children of all abilities in the San Carlos community, by developing the qualities of leadership, citizenship, discipline, character and teamwork.


San Carlos Little League (SCLL)
PO Box 989
San Carlos CA 94070

Federal Tax ID # - 521288278

2018 Majors Tryout Signup Link

2018 Majors Tryout Signup Link

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080e45adaa2aa4f49-2018

Majors Tryouts are on Saturday December 9th and Saturday December 16th at Highlands North.

Every kid that plays Majors in 2018 MUST attend ONE tryout session on either date.

We are encouraging kids to attend both tryout sessions to give coaches a longer look at each kid and also some kids tryout better the second time...however only ONE session is REQUIRED.

If you choose to attend two sessions, you must attend one session on both Saturday's (we are not allowing kids to tryout twice on the same day).

You CAN use Mako bats and other 2017 Little League approved bats for the Majors tryout as the new bat standard does not take effect in Little League until 2018.  You can also use the 2018 bats as well.

The session times for both Saturdays are as follows...

Session 1 - 9:00 am. - 10:00 a.m.
Sesssion 2 - 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Session 3 - 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Session 4 - 12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Session 5 - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Questions?
Contact Ted Mathias at tmathias@axway.com

Majors Manager & Coach Pairing

National League

St. Louis Cardinals
Manager:  Jeremy Schmalzle
Coach:  John Minton

Chicago Cubs
Manager:  Toby O'Brien
Coach:  Graham Hinsdale

Pittsburgh Pirates
Manager:  Billy Roark
Coach:  Scott Kirkpatrick

San Francisco Giants
Manager:  Mike Zirelli
Coach:  Joe Lorenzini

San Diego Padres
Manager:  Rich Murphy
Coach:  Scott Reynick

Cincinnati Reds
Manager:  Sal Prieto
Coach:  Jason Borzello


American League

Houston Astros
Manager:  Anthony Pedrotti
Coach:  Nate Loskutoff

Oakland Athletics
Manager:  Greg Holmes
Coach:  Eric Hove

Boston Red Sox
Manager:  Mike Busser
Coach:  Pete Deffner

Tampa Bay Rays
Manager:  Tom Apela
Coach:  Steve Magner

Detroit Tigers
Manager:  Dave Diago
Coach:  Josh Rowell

New York Yankees
Manager:  Andy Castricone
Coach:  Mike Black

Registration for 2018 Season is Now LIVE!

Registration for the 2018 Little League Season is now LIVE!!!! 

To register your child, click on the "2018 San Carlos Player Registration" link on the top right hand side of this web site.

To register as a Manager or Assistant Coach, click on the "2018 San Carlos Coach/Manager Application" link on the top right hand side of this web site.

2018 SCLL Calendar

2018 SCLL CALENDAR
 

Majors Tryouts (all kids intending to play Majors must attend) – Saturday December 9th and Saturday December 16th, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Highlands North
Majors Draft (Teams Formed) – Sunday January 7th

AAA Tryouts (all kids intending to play AAA must attend) – Saturday January 13th and Saturday January 20th, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Highlands North
AAA Draft (Teams Formed) – Tuesday January 30th

AA Tryout (for Baseball 8's only) – Saturday January 20th, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Highlands South
AA Teams Formed – Monday February 5th (approximate date)

Farm Tryout (for Baseballl 6's only) – Saturday January 27th, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Highlands North
Farm Teams Formed – Tuesday February 13th (approximate date)

T-Ball Teams Formed – Wednesday February 21st (approximate date)


SCLL Opening Day – Saturday March 3rd

Picture Day - Sunday March 18th (Central/Arroyo)

Picture Day Makeup - Wednesday April 18th (Central/Arroyo)
 

If you have any questions about the 2018 season or any questions in general, please contact Ted Mathias at tmathias@axway.com  

We look forward to a great season ahead!!

2018 Little League Bat Standard

Please note that as of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard will be implemented. Little League-approved baseball bats that are approved for use for the 2017 season will no longer be acceptable for use in any Little League game or activity starting on January 1, 2018. For more information on the USABat standard and a complete list of bats approved through the USABat Standard, visit usabat.com.

Please click on the two underlined links above and the one link below to get more detailed informaton on the 2018 Little League Bat Standard, why it changed, and what bats will be allowed in 2018.

Key Takeaways

* In order to maintain the integrity of youth baseball, the USA Bat Standard will create wood-like performance in youth bats while allowing younger players to use lightweight bats that could not be acheived with actual wood bats.

*  This change will lead to less home runs and because of the bigger barrel, more balls in play.  It will also create more safety for pitchers as the exit velocity of balls hit will not be as high.

*  The new Bat Standard might seem complicated, but the key thing to remember is this...if a bat has the USA Baseball Stamp on it (pictured below), it is fine to use for the 2018 Little League Season.


If a bat has either of these two USA Baseball Stamps on it, it is approved for use for the 2018 Little League Season

Wood Bats are Allowed in 2018 If They Adhere to these Standards

Wood Bats:

It shall not be more than 33 inches in length; nor more than 2⅝ 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. Wood bats taped or fitted with a sleeve may not exceed sixteen (16) inches from the small end.

NOTE: Solid one-piece wood barrel bats do not require a USA Baseball logo.

21. How will wooden bats for Little League play be effected by the new USA Baseball bat standard?-

A: Solid, one-piece wood bats that adhere to Little League’s regulations will be allowed for play with or without the USA Baseball mark. Multi-piece wood bats must have the USA Baseball mark to be approved for play. This includes two-piece wood bats, composite wood bats, laminated wood bats, bonded wood bats, bamboo bats, and any wood bat that could be defined as an ‘experimental’ design.

2018 SCLL Division Classification Guide

If you have questions on the differences between divisions and which division your child should participate in for the 2018 season, check out the 2018 SCLL Division Classification Guide below.

To find out your child's Baseball Age (which is used to determine which division he is eligible for), check out the 2018 Little League Age Chart.

2017 Hit-A-Thon Prizes

If your child did not claim a 2017 Hit-A-Thon prize, we haven't spent it.  We still have it!  So please pick it up at any of the 3 Registration in person sessions below

Saturday November 11th – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Central Gym
Wednesday November 15th – 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at San Carlos Youth Center at Burton Park.
Saturday November 18th – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Central Gym

See the below PDF for the 2017 Hit-A-Thon prize winners and please pick up your prize if you have not done so already.

SCLL Board Meetings Open to the Public

SCLL Board Meetings Open to the Public

SCLL Board Meetings are open to the public.
They were always open to the public, but there are probably many that did not know that.

The SCLL Board Meeting takes place the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at St. Charles School in the meeting room next to the basketball courts.

So if you ever find yourself totally bored with nothing else to do on a 2nd Tuesday night of the month, stop by an SCLL Board Meeting.

The SCLL Board meeting schedule will be updated on the calendar.

SCLL News

2018 REGISTRATION IS OPEN

Registration for the 2018 season is now open!  Click on the Register link below to start the simple online process.

2018 San Carlos Player Registration

Click here to Register

2018 COACH/MANAGER SIGNUPS

If you'd like to volunteer to be a coach or manager for the 2018 season, please click on the link below to fill out the application and complete the background check.

2018 San Carlos Coach/Manager Application

Click here to Register

Weather/Field Updates

 
 

 

 

 
PLAY BALL!
 
Check for weather updates during the 2018 season on this section! 

 

The San Carlos Field Hotline is 650-594-2626