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Here are some frequently asked questions about West Suburban

WHY SHOULD MY CHILD PLAY WEST SUBURBAN BASEBALL/SOFTBALL?

Balanced and competitive teams:

West Suburban creates equally competitive teams.  Unlike other local little league programs, West Suburban does not create "stacked" or "All Star" teams for regular season competition.

POPULARITY:

West Suburban is always growing.  The league annually fields over 30 teams in age groups ranging from 4 to 12.  Over 350 area children participate at West Suburban annually.

COST:

The West Suburban board sets registration fee each winter for the upcoming season.  The typical fee is $30.00 with discounted rates for siblings.  An annual fundraiser is held with a buyout option.

CONVenieNCE:

West Suburban Little League is located behind the former Westmont Elementary School and the Hiram G. Andrews Center in Upper Yoder Twp. in Johnstown, PA.  There is always plenty of parking available in the Hiram G. Andrews parking lot.

Safety:

As a member of Little League International, West Suburban adheres to all safety standards set forth by the organization.  All adult volunteers must submit clearances to be able to volunteer at West Suburban.

Developmentally appropriate:

West Suburban offers divisions of play that are emotionally and physically appropriate for various ages.

Ages (4-5): Tee Ball Division

 Ages (5-6): Farm Division

Ages(7-8): Machine Pitch Division Baseball and 8U Softball

Ages (9-10): Minors Division Baseball and 10U Softball

Ages (11-12): Majors Division Baseball and 12U Softball

Tradition:

Established in 1951, West Suburban is in the oldest 10% of little leagues worldwide.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

West Suburban has over 50 local businesses and groups that annually support the league.  West Suburban also participates in the Little Leagues Big Heart Program that benefits local area charities.   


Resources

How Baseball Works

By Kevin Bonsor and Joe Martin, HowStuffWorks 02/15/2019, 12:00pm EST

The batter's goal is to put the ball in play so that the eight fielders can't catch the ball or throw it to another fielder to record an out.

Does Your Kid Sit on The Bench A Lot in Baseball Games?

By Inside Baseball 02/07/2019, 11:00pm EST

One of the questions we hear from parents all the time is, “My kid sits on the bench frequently, what should I do”. Today, we’d like to help you out with an answer to that question.

Coaching Philosophy - How to Handle Aggressive Parents?

By Inside Baseball 02/06/2019, 8:45am EST

One of the questions many new youth baseball coaches have is, how do I handle aggressive parents? This is a great question, and it’s one that deserves a lot of thoughts.

New to Our Organization

Games Begin the week of April 27

The 2019 Tee Ball Division and Farm Division schedules are now available by visiting the home pages of each division.  Tee Ball games begin on April 27 following the Opening Day Ceremonies.  Farm Division games begin April 29.  The Haven, Bill Carney, Ken's Bilo, Picking Treece Bennett and Sheetz are the representatives in the Tee Ball Division.  Johnson Controls, CJL Engineering, Engineered Building Systems, Coldwell Banker, and FNB Wealth Management are the representatives in the Farm Division.

Visit the "About US" page for directions to CT and CV

Directions to the Conemaugh Valley field and the Conemaugh Twp. fields are available under the "About Us" tab.  CLICK HERE for directions.

Machine Pitch Scheduled To Begin on 4/10

By WSLL 04/09/2019, 10:00am EDT

Season To Open on Wednesday Evening

The Machine Pitch Division is set to open on Wednesday, April 10th when Chico's hosts the CV-Tigers at Miller Field.   WSLL is represented by Watson Insurance, The Tax Lady, Sportsman's, Arthur J. Gallagher,  Ben Franklin Plumbing and Chico's for the 2019 season.


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