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Fall Program:

 

12 sessions  - clinics, scrimmages and lessons, 75 minutes each.  The clinics will be run by professional coaches (please see below for more information on the director).  Open to 1st grade through age 12.  

 

Sessions will be 2x/week, Saturday at 11 am, and Tuesday 5:15-6:30 pm at Lewisboro Town Park

 

 

September 14th through October 22nd

 

FEE: 

 

Fall session $425 per player

 

CHRIS LEMONIS Baseball

 

Chris is a former professional player of 11 years with 6 MLB clubs. In his career Chris has played in countries all over the world. He is a firm believer of playing the game the right way. Chris’ involvement in the game goes from youth baseball all the way up to the Big Leagues. Since retiring Chris has been the Director of Training for Armonk Baseball League, and Founder of Chris Lemonis Baseball.

 

Career Highlights

11 Years of Professional Baseball Experience

St. John's University (Full Scholarship)

1995 All-Big East Selection

1995 USA Pan American Team Member

Played with the Detroit Tigers from 1995-2000

Rated Detroit Tigers number 12 prospect by Baseball America

Played for Florida Marlins & Pittsburg Pirates

Arizona Diamondbacks 2001

Tampa Bay Devil Rays 2002

Baltimore Orioles (2003-2005)

Member of the 2012 World Cup Team

International and Caribbean League Baseball

Cast as 3rd baseman in MAJOR MOTION PICTURE "For The Love of The Game" starring Kevin Costner

 

 

 

LBA SPRING BASEBALL SEASON
PROGRAM DETAILS






Eligibility: Spring In-Town baseball is open to all boys and girls currently enrolled in 1st grade up to the official "little league age" of 16 (any player who turns 16 years old on or after May 1st). 

Divisions:
The LBA has 4 In-Town divisions. Division ages and grades are subject to change based on registration enrollment and players' abilities.

  • A Division: 1st and 2nd graders play on a 60-foot diamond. Pitching machine is used.  All youngsters will have the opportunity to experience many fielding positions over the course of the season and the emphasis will be on the development of fundamental baseball skills and sportsmanship.  Teams will play one to two games per week and practice once during the week.  Scores will be kept but not team standings.  There will be an end of season tournament.

  • AA Division:  3rd and 4th graders play on a 60-foot diamond.  Live arm pitching will be utilized.  Standings will be kept and playoffs will be held to determine a champion.  Typical schedule is two games, including one on Saturday, and one practice per week.

  • Majors Division: 5th, 6th, and some 7th graders (who turn 12 years old on or after May) play on a 70-foot diamond.  Standings will be kept and playoffs will be held to determine a champion.  Typical schedule is two games, including one on Saturday, and one practice per week. 

  • Pony League: 13 to 15 year olds (including 7th graders who turn 13 years old before May 1). Play on a 90-foot diamond.  Games will be scheduled on the weekends. Pony League teams will play in a league that is compatible with the team's level of play.  We will play not only all Lewisboro teams, but teams from neighboring towns.  All games are played on Saturdays and Sundays, so there will be NO conflicts with Modified games.  There may be conflicts between JV1 and/or JV2 games and our Spring Junior or Senior leagues.  JJHS Varsity players may not be eligible.

Registration & Fee:
The early registration fee for 2019 is $225.00 per individual registrant. After early registration, the registration fee is $250.00. Any registration received after teams are announced will be subject to a waiting list and may not be placed on a team until after Opening Day.

Evaluations:
Evaluations for all 1st through 5th graders will be scheduled in February or March.

Regular Season:
Teams are announced by early April to allow for some indoor and/or outdoor practice time before Opening Day.  Regular season play will begin on opening day and soon after for all teams, ending with the Division Championship Games and awards ceremony by mid-June. Weekday practices will be scheduled subject to field availability. Game schedules will be posted to the LBA web site by Opening Day.

Uniforms & Equipment:
All players will receive a team jersey and hat. Additionally, we will continue to provide a heart guard for all players in their first year with the LBA. If returning players need a larger-sized heart-guard (mandatory this season on the 60 & 70 foot diamonds) we will make them available for purchase at a reduced price. All players must provide their own baseball footwear (no metal cleats), baseball glove, helmet, bat, athletic supporter and protective cup. The LBA provides all teams with baseballs, first aid kits, catcher’s mitts and catcher’s equipment.

Note: We urge all players & parents to carefully read the Codes of Conduct before completing online registration, since we introduced some important additions involving player & parent behavior. Also, parents are urged to provide updated and accurate medical information including Doctor, contact, insurance and most importantly, ANY medical conditions or allergies that we will need to be aware of in the event of an emergency.