resources

Long Term Athlete Development Plan

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 This LTAD has been generated by USA Baseball, with support from Major League Baseball (MLB), to provide a multi-stage developmental pathway for an individual’s life-long experience within the sport.  

LTAD FULL REPORT

ONLINE EDUCATION CATALOG

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USA Baseball Sport Development's Online Courses provide online training and programs focused on key aspects of the game of baseball. 

COURSE CATALOG

PITCH SMART GUIDELINES

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A series of  practical, age-appropriate guidelines to help parents, players and coaches avoid overuse injuries and foster long, healthy careers for young pitchers

PITCH SMART

amateur scouting

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THE WORLD'S LARGEST AND MOST COMPREHENSIVE SCOUTING ORGANIZATION | 1,347 MLB PLAYERS | 12,617 MLB DRAFT SELECTIONS 

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USA Baseball Development

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 The USA Baseball Sport Development team is dedicated to providing all constituents of the game with the resources they need to be successful both on and off the field through youth programs, player development, education, and safety initiatives.  

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High School Baseball Manual

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 This high school baseball program manual has been developed to support thousands of dedicated high school coaches, in their quest to provide a positive, development based experience to their student-athletes.  

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LITTLE LEAGUE® RESOURCES

Establishing New Leagues

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Establishing new, chartered leagues and introducing the program to new communities is a critical part of expanding the scope of Little League.   

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LITTLE LEAGUE® RESOURCE GUIDE

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 Access to Little League’s free online, resource for parents, coaches, umpires, and board members at Little League University   

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Grow the Game Grant Program

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 Since 2015, more than $3.5 million has been provided to more than 200 local leagues around the world and continues to find ways to grow the game at every level of the program. 

grant program

LEAGUE BEST PRACTICES

Africa-born Kieran Lovegrove

 13 Best Practices Every League Should Implement  -  Simple steps to make your local Little League successful.  

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field layout minors/majors

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 LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL® (MAJOR/MINOR) DIVISIONS FIELD LAYOUT 

TEE BALL, COACH AND MACHINE PITCH 

ENLARGE

field layout JUNIOR/SENIOR

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 JUNIOR/SENIOR LEAGUE BASEBALL DIVISION FIELD LAYOUT 

ENLARGE