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Greece Little League, Inc.

History

Greece Little League, Inc. (GLL) is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation founded in 1954. As a charter member of Little League Baseball, Inc, headquartered in Williamsport PA, the league presently operates 13 different baseball and softball programs for youth, ages 4 to 16 that reside in the Town of Greece and Villages of Charlotte and Hilton. The league provides the participants and their families a positive and constructive activity that teaches self-esteem and sportsmanship in addition to the skills and rules. The league also operates a baseball program for mentally and physically challenged children called the Challenger Division. Challenger has been operated since 1992 and continues to grow in the County offering this worthwhile endeavor.

In recent years, the availability of suitable fields to operate the league has become very limited, as the popularity of more youth sports continue to grow.

In 1994, after completing a feasibility study and obtaining the appropriate approvals from the Town of Greece, GLL purchased 37 acres of undeveloped land on June 28,1994. Construction of phase 1 included 5 regulation diamonds, an area for T-Ball and a parking lot. Play on the fields began in 1998. In 2001, a softball field was added and in 2003 we added an additional 90 foot field. Our concession/restroom building which is in the center of the complex opened in the Spring of 2012. At the end of 2012 field #6 was converted to utilize it as a softball field, 50/70 field or 90′ field.

Phase 1 of the project was completed with a lot of hard work, sweat and without the assistance of any Town funds at a total cost of $650,000. The expense for the softball field was nearly $60,000 and the cost for the 90 foot field was $120,000. Our concession stand at the complex is run by volunteers to allow for all of the profits (after taxes) to go to help pay for standard operating expenses.

Phase 2 began in spring of 2014: 3 additional fields (1-50/70′, 2- baseball 60′, 1- softball 60′) along with additional t-ball area and a full size parking lot off North Greece Rd. which in the fall of 2013 have been approved. In 2015 field #8 was started and in Spring of 2017 will be used.

The League is governed by a 17 member elected volunteer Board of Directors that meets monthly to plan, organize, implement and monitor ongoing operations. Numerous volunteers fill other important roles such as commissioner, umpires, field maintenance, fund raising, managers, coaches and special events.


Awards
         

Softball Big League Sectional (Western NY area) Champions – 1997
Softball Big League Dist 4 Champions – 1997

August 16, 1994 Greece Little League’s Senior Girls Softball All Star Day as proclaimed by the Town of Greece

Softball Senior League Dist 4 Champions –1994 , 1999, 2006 

Softball Junior League Dist 4 Champions 2003, 2004
Softball LL Dist 4 Champions –      2002, 2003, 2006
       

Softball 10/11 Dist 4 Champions 2007

Softball Minor Dist 4 Champions 2003

Baseball Big League (County) Champions 2007,2008,2015
Baseball Sr League Dist 4 Champion - 2017

Baseball Sr Local (County) Champions 2004, 2005

Baseball Jr International Dropdown Champions – 2009

Baseball Jr League Dist 4 Champions – 1999,   2010, 2015

Baseball Jr Local (County) Champions – 2004

Baseball LL Sectional Runner-up 2015

Baseball LL Dist 4 Champions – 1997, 2014,  2015
Baseball 12 U Travel - Silver Division Champions - 2017

Baseball B2 Champions: 2010

Baseball 11,10,9 League Dist 4 Champions -2016 
Baseball 10 U Travel Division Champions - 2015

Baseball Local 9 & 10 Champions –  1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2012


Rochester Red Wings “Future Stars Award” Largest Little League Group –     2001, 2003,2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,2008,2009,2010, 2011, 2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2018


Hosted Tournaments

Softball Big League Sectional -1998

Softball Senior State – 2006

Softball Senior Sectionals – 1995, 1996, 2003. 2004, 2009

Softball District Seniors – 1995, 1996, 1997,2001, 2004

Softball Junior State -2005

Softball Junior Sectionals – 2000, 2004

Softball LL – 1994,  2002

Softball 10/11 Sectionals – 2007

Softball 9/10 District – 2010
Baseball NYS Section 1 Senior Tournament - 2017

Baseball District Seniors 2005, 2006, 2007, 2017

Baseball District Juniors 2008, 2009, 2010

Baseball District 10/11 2015

Baseball NYS Junior Tournament 2006

Baseball NYS Sectional LL – 2001

Baseball Local 9-10 1997;1998;1999;2000;2001;2002;2003;2004;2005;2006;2007(name chged to 10U local)

Baseball Local 10U 2008;2009;2010;2011;2012;2013;2014;2015;2016;2017;2018;2019

GLL Tornado Tournament
Baseball 17 U wood bat 2019
Baseball 16 U - 2018,2019
Baseball 12 U 50/70 - 2017,2018,2019
Baseball 10/11 - 2016,2017;2018
Baseball 10U 2019
Baseball 9U - 2016