Smallest player to be contracted by a Major League Baseball Team.

Bill Veeck owner of the St, Louis Browns (now known as the Baltimore Orioles) contracted the smallest player to join a Major League team. Eddie Gaedel at the age of 26, stood at 3 feet 7 inches tall and weighed 65 pounds.

Eddie's Major League baseball debut was August 19, 1951, at the St. Louis Browns vs Detroit Tigers game.

Eddie Gaedael wore uniform number "1/8". The uniform can be found displayed at the St. Louis Cardinal's Hall of Fame and Museum.

Thank you to Finley S. for submitting the above "Did you Know?"

If you have a "Did you Know?" to share, please send to: gracielacmaeda@me.com

"There are only two seasons, winter and BASEBALL!!."

- Bill Veeck

Get Involved

Little League is completely run by volunteers. From the league board, managers, coaches, umpires and all of our snack bar workers, every individual that volunteers their time is greatly appreciated and needed in order to maintain the highest level of instruction for our children. We are always in need of volunteers. We cannot do it without all of you!!


Registration is still open for T-Ball, International and Pacific Leagues
Posted Mar 2, 2018

T-ball registration is closed.

Registration remains open for International and Pacific leagues, with limited spaces remaining.

First Graders - International League

Second Graders - Pacific League

Registration is still open for anyone willing to coach.

Registration Now Open!
If you have questions or problems, please read our Troubleshooting Guide.
If you have questions or problems, please read our Troubleshooting Guide.
Posted Feb 26, 2018

Calling all Umpires and Coaches

District 4 Umpire Training is currently on the books. Lake Oswege Little Leagues suggests all coaches and anyone interested in umpiring to attend:

Saturday, March 17
Fowler Middle School
10835 SW Walnut St
Tigard, OR 97223
8:00am - 5:00pm (Lunch on your own)
Free to all Little League affiliated Umpires, Managers and Coaches

For more details, follow the link below:

2018UmpireClinicFlyer (1).pdf

Spring Registration
Registration by Grade Level

Tball - Kindergartners
International League - 1st Graders
Pacific League - 2nd Graders
**National League** Early March Evaluations Mostly 3rd & 4th Graders
**American League** Late February Evaluations Mostly 5th & 6th Graders, some 7th graders if age eligible.
Bat Information

The bat must be a baseball bat which meets the USA Baseball Bat standard (USABat) as adopted by Little League. It shall be a smooth, rounded stick, and made of wood or of material and color tested and proved acceptable to the USA Baseball Bat standard (USABat).

Beginning with the 2018 season, non-wood and laminated bats used in the Little League (American League) and below, shall bear the USA Baseball logo signifying that the bat meets the USABat – USA Baseball’s Youth Bat Performance Standard. All BPF – 1.15 bats will be prohibited beginning with the 2018 season. Additionally, starting in 2018, the bat diameter shall not exceed 2⅝ inches for these divisions of play. Additional information is available at LittleLeague.org/batinfo.

Little League® International has assembled an online resource page dedicated to baseball bat information, that includes the latest bat information, current Little League Baseball rules and regulations governing bats, and a series of frequently asked questions.

Please note that as of January 1, 2018, the USA Baseball Bat Standard will be implemented. For more information on the USABat standard and a complete list of bats approved through the USABat Standard, visit usabat.com.

Tee Ball Bats

Starting on January 1, 2018, all Tee Ball bats in the Little League Baseball® Tee Ball program must feature the USA Baseball mark and accompanying text. Tee Ball bats that were produced and/or purchased prior to the implementation of the new standard can be certified using an Approved Tee Ball Sticker via the USA Baseball Tee Ball Sticker Program for use with approved Tee Ball baseballs for Little League play. Tee Ball bats for Little League Softball® Tee Ball programs must follow the Little League Softball Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Policies. 

International/Pacific/National/American Leagues:

Bat shall not be more than 33 inches in length; nor more than 2⅝ inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30") at its smallest part. Wood bats taped or fitted with a sleeve may not exceed sixteen (16) inches from the small end.

NOTE: Solid one-piece wood barrel bats do not require a USA Baseball logo.
Lewis & Clark Youth Baseball Camp
Posted Aug 5, 2017

Lewis & Clark College will be hosting a Youth Baseball Camp on Aug 22nd-25th.  The camp will be run by Matt Kosderka, who was recently named the Head Baseball Coach at Lewis & Clark.

The camp will feature skill development in all areas of the game, as well as lessons on hard work, being a great teammate, taking PRIDE in all that you do, staying focused on the important things in life and controlling the things that you can control.

The camp is open ages 7-12, and will run from 9 am - 3 pm all four days.  Cost to attend is $200, while all siblings will be $175.  There is also additional child supervision until 5 pm each day for an extra $80.

To register, go to http://www.piosbaseballcamps.com/youth-camp.cfm.  
Please contact Coach Kosderka at mkosderka@lclark.edu should you have any questions.


Welcome New Board Members!!
We are pleased to welcome the following Board members:

Shannon Archie-Concession Manager
Chris Kelly-Training Officer
Quinn Doan - Treasurer
Bryan Sheldon-Safety Officer

Thank you for joining the LOLL Team!:)

Lake Oswego Little League Baseball

Lake Oswego Little League Boundaries

We serve residents and students within the boundaries of Lake Oswego School District and portions of West Linn. Please check the league boundary map verify eligibility.

NEW in 2014! For the first time in Little League's existence, there are now two options for where your children can play Little League. As always, they can play for the league where your home is located. Or, this year, a new rule allows your children to play for the league where their school is located. Read more...

Boundaries are determined by Little League International and exceptions can not be granted. Addresses will be verified.

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