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“Rolled Bats” Banned in RID4

In an effort to gain an unfair competitive advantage in Little League Baseball, some individuals have engaged in the practice of “bat rolling,” a means altering a bat through a process of heating and compression. Bat rolling expedites the time by whic

Little League Child Protection Program

Dear District and League Officials: Passage of Senate Bill 534, known as the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017, has made it a federal crime to “mind your own business,” in matters of child ab

Easton 30/20 Ghost X Decertified

Earlier today, USA Baseball decertified the 30/20 Easton Ghost X bat. The 30-inch, drop 10 Ghost X is no longer an approved bat for use in Little League under the new USA Bat Standard. Please know that this announcement only applies to the 30 inch, dro

Rules With Regard to Interleague Play

Please inform your managers and umpires of the following district rules that all interleague junior/senior league and all softball games will adopt. These rules are designed to make sure that there aren’t any cancelations and games can be played as sche

Registration for Local Leagues Now Open

Leagues throughout Rhode Island District 4 Little League have opened registration for the 2018 recreational season. Don’t wait until the last minute to register. Avoid late fees and ensure that your child is placed on a team rather than a wait list

LL Administration Clinic: Feb. 24

Coming to Rhode Island! Little League training tips and educational advice to support your league operators. Clinics may vary slightly from site to site, but at every stop local league volunteers just like you will learn how best to implement the Little L

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