Little League International Parent Resources

The National Little League site offers a wide range of information about baseball, baseball skill development, baseball parenting, and much more. Browse the Little League Parent Resource Library filled with articles and videos.

Little League Baseball and Softball

Positive Coaching Alliance

Start with this fantastic set of Ten Tips for First Time Sports Parents Palo Alto Little League is a proud member of the Positive Coaching Alliance. Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) develops better athletes, better people through resources for youth and high school sports coaches, parents, administrators and student-athletes. Check out their amazing PCA Development Zone resource library.

Positive Coaching Alliance - GuideStar Profile

District 52

Alpine Little League is a part of CA 52 District Little League which spans from Pacifica to Palo Alto. The district runs the All Stars and Super Bowl tournaments. The site has information on tournament brackets as well as overall information about the leagues in the District.

Equipment - Bats

As of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard was implemented. USABat Standard bats must be used in the Little League Major Baseball Division and below. Either USABat Standard bats or BBCOR bats must be used at the Intermediate (50/70) Baseball and Junior League Baseball Divisions.   

 Visit USA Baseball for a list of Little League Baseball approved bats.  

Important Note: These changes only affect baseball divisions and do not affect any divisions of softball.

We have noticed that some manufacturers are supplying retailers with decals to affix on to bats. These are being seen on Tee Ball level bats. BE CAREFUL not to purchase a bat that has the decal affixed to the outer wrapper of a bat. Once you bring the bat home and remove the wrapper, the stamp will be discarded. There is no way to identify that a bat is legal or not. IT MUST HAVE THE STAMP ON THE BAT.


For more information about Alpine Little League's safety protocols and standards, please visit the Safety section of our website.

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