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Study Shows Safety Balls, Faceguards Cut Number of Little League Injuries
From UNC News Services
By DAVID WILLIAMSON
UNC News Services

CHAPEL HILL -- Use of such protective equipment as faceguards and modified "safety balls" can significantly cut the number of injuries to children and adolescents playing organized baseball, a major new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study concludes. The equipment cannot eliminate injuries entirely, the investigation shows, but researchers recommend the special balls and face protection even though they say the incidence of serious injuries in the sport is already low.
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You will find many news items and tips below and links to more "In This Section" on the lower left.  All of this is to help you be the best possible CapCity Little League Parent and Coach!
Safety Information and Tips

Check out the following safety information and new links for coaches, players and parents.

-- Little League Position on the Use of Non-Wood Bats

-- Little League Safe Base Mandate

-- Little League Newsletter 

-- CCLL Play Up/Down Policy

-- CCLL Bat Safety


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Stadium Tours of RFK and the New Nationals Stadium
CCLL Gets An Inside Look

A Trip to the New Nationals Stadium
By Ben Levin and Pictures by Jay Mallin

A Trip to the Old Nationals Stadium with Lisa Jensen
By Gaby McLish (CCLL Major League Player, Tigers)


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