2006-2009 SAIPAN MAJOR LEAGUE ACTIVITY REPORT

SAIPAN MAJOR LEAGUE ACTIVITY REPORT

10/31/09

2009

  • Saipan Major League had a championship season for men 16 years old and up played with 8 teams, 160 players. The SML champions Ford Rangers traveled to Guam and lost to their champions in a one game series.
  • Little league (9-12 years old) had 190 players on Saipan, app. 40 on Tinian and 40 on Rota. The CNMI Major division all-stars competed in the Pacific regional tournament in Taiwan, finishing with a 3-1 record.
  • Junior league (13-14 years old) had 82 players. The all-stars won the Asia Pacific regional tournament in Jakarta, Indonesia and went 2-2 in the world series in Taylor, Michigan, defeating Italy and Canada.
  • Senior league (15-16 years old) had 70 players. The all-stars competed in the Asia Pacific regional tournament in Jakarta, finishing with a 2-2 record.
  • Big league (17-18 years old) had 77 players. The all-stars competed in the Asia Pacific regional tournament, finishing with a 3-1 record.
  • Secured a $145,000 grant from the United States Department of Interior for the improvement of Palacios Baseball Field

2008

  • Saipan Major League had a championship season for men 16 years and up played with 7 teams and approximately 140 players.
  • The Saipan little league program from 9-18 years old had app. 350 players in four age divisions.
  • Saipan hosted the Asia-Pacific regional tournament for the Junior, Senior and Big leagues with visiting teams from Guam, Philippines, Hong Kong, and Indonesia. The CNMI won the big league regional tournament and finished 04 in the World Series.
  • Little league traveled to Hong Kong and finished 3-2 in the Pacific regional tournament.

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  • Saipan Major League played a championship season with 7 teams and approximately 140 players.
  • The Saipan little league program had app. 350 players in four age divisions.
  • The CNMI little league all-stars won the Pacific division but lost to Chinese Taipei in the Asia-Pacific regional tournament.
  • In Hong Kong the CNMI won the Majors division of the Pacific pool with a 40 record but lost to Chinese Taipei in the Asia-Pacific title game.
  • At the Asia-Pacific tournament on Guam, the CNMI Junior league went 0-3 but the CNMI Senior and Big leagues won the regional. The Senior league went 2-2 in the World Series defeating Maine and Georgia (USA). The Big league also went 2-2 defeating Canada and Georgia (Europe).

2006

  • The Saipan Major League completed a championship season with app. 175 players.
  • Saipan hosted the Micronesian Games and won the gold medal in baseball by beating Guam 3-2. Palacios baseball received was renovated with the assistance of BCO development officer Ray Brown.
  • The Saipan little league program had approximately 400 players in four age divisions from 9-18 years old.
  • In Hong Kong the CNMI major division won the Pacific pool and went to the Little League World Series finishing 0-3 with two one-run losses.
  • Saipan hosted the Asia-Pacific tournament for Junior, Senior and Big leagues. The CNMI finished 2-2, 3-1, 1-2 respectively.

UMPIRE CERTIFICATION

Taking and passing the BCO umpires test were: Tony Rogolifoi, Mario Taitano, Alfred Taitano, Bob Guerrero, Tony Satur, and Highness Asanuma.

COACHES CERTIFICATION

Neither the Saipan Major League nor the CNMI little league program employs a process to certify coaches.




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