Concord American Newsletter
March, 2003
Issue No. 5

Well, the time is almost here!! Yes folks, it is getting closer to Opening Day 2003.
We have a lot of fun and excitement planned for everyone this year. The board and the Opening Day committee have been hard at work to make sure that this is a huge success. Donít miss out; youíll want to be there!!!

We also want to congratulate all the managers. We know that you will make this a wonderful season for all.

Thank you,

C.A.L.L. Board of Directors

 ************UPCOMING EVENTS************

Umpire Clinic: Sunday March 16th from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ Mt. Diablo Fields.
Scorekeeping Clinic (Instruction Portion): Sunday March 16th at 12:30 p.m. @ Mt. Diablo Fields.

Opening Day: Saturday March 29th starting at 9:00 a.m. @ Mt. Diablo Fields.  Player line up for parade at 8:15 a.m.  CLICK HERE FOR IMAGES OF LAST YEAR'S OPENING DAY.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOW PEOPLE ON THEIR ELECTIONS TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Bob Morales-Safety Officer/Coaching Coordinator
Jack Mayberry-Chief Umpire
Kathy Jackman-Head Scorekeeper for A, AA, and AAA Divisions
Patsy Harrington-Head Scorekeeper for Majors and Junior Divisions

All have assumed very important roles that the Board of Directors and the kids of Concord American, appreciate very much. Thank you for your dedication and involvement in the league.

COME OUT TO THE HOME RUN DERBY OPENING DAY!!!!!

A new and exciting twist to the annual Hit-A-Thon!!!!! Work your way into the finalist round of the Home Run Derby at 2:30 p.m. at the Major Field. Participation prizes for all who bring in a pledge of $10 or more. Prizes for top hitters in each division. Play station 2 for top money producer!!!!! Team prizes and more!!!!! Come one come all!!!!! Donít forget your pledge sheets!!!!!

Reminders and date deadlines:

***Opening Day BBQ Tickets: Orders due March 20th at Concord High Room 208, from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

***Seeís Fundraiser Order Forms: Due Opening Day March 29th.

***Oakland Aís Tickets: Orders due on Opening Day-Little League Day is Sunday April 27th starting at 11:00 a.m.

***Cookie Dough/Pizza Orders: All are due on May 3rd

***Tommy Tís Tickets: All Orders are due no later than May 10th

***Gift Checks/Coupon Books: Orders and sales for this will continue all season. Extra books not sold are to be returned by Closing Day ceremonies.

***Donít forget your picture packet orders on Opening Day.

***Team Momís, be sure to remind your teamí parents of their work assignments for Opening Day and to please be on time for their shift.

***Donít forget to have your teams banner to the Mt. Diablo Fields on Friday March 28th by 6:00 p.m.

Any questions please call Kathy Sheehan @ 458-2313.

We are desperately in need of picnic tables and park benches for the Mt. Diablo complex. If you know anyone who can donate these please contact Mike Galindo at 686-2547.

All board meetings are open to the general membership on the first and third Thursdays of the month starting at 7:00 p.m. @ Concord High School in Room #208.

Please visit our website at: www.callbaseball.com.     Check the site for up to date information including upcoming events, teams and scores, board of directors, newsletters and much more. Thanks to Skip Weinstock for being our Webmaster and for giving his time and dedication to our kids and the league.  Skip can be reached at rockaway@astound.net

Any questions, comments, or concerns about this or any other newsletter, contact Mary Bishop at: 686-0663 or e-mail me at: 3bishops1989@sbcglobal.net

ALL MEDICAL FORMS FOR PLAYERS NEED TO BE TURNED IN TO YOUR MANAGERS BY YOUR TEAMS FIRST GAME. PLAYERS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE WITHOUT THEM, THANK-YOU!!!!!


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