Little League Baseball, Inc., United States Eastern Region

State of Pennsylvania Association of District Administrators


Meeting Minutes

April 14, 2012

Lundy Building, South Williamsport, PA


State Coordinator Glen Fiebig called the meeting to order at 12:05 p.m.  Roll call was taken by sign in sheet.  Districts represented: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31 and 32.  Absentee ballot proxy was presented John Berti representing Districts 16 and 31.  Don Soucy, East Region Director and Sam Ranck, League Development Manager, were also present.


Glen asked for a moment of silence in remembrance of John Rupp.


Motion to approve the meeting minutes of October 15, 2011 was made by District 9.  Second by District 26.  Motion passed.


Motion to approve the finance report dated April 14, 2012 was made by District 17.  Second by District 12.  Motion passed.  Report attached.




Joe Flintosh updated his email address. It is




Sam Ranck gave a presentation on league development and retention.  The presentation is posted on the state web site.  Open presentation.




Bat Specification:  District 1 raised the question concerning what specifically determined made a bat composite for following the rule for bats that can be used for Junior League Baseball.  It was clarified that the barrel composition determines what the bat is.  For instance, an bat with a composite handle but an aluminum or alloy barrel is considered aluminum and would need the BBCOR label as required for composite bats.


Junior League Baseball State Tournament Location: Because Section 8 was unable to find a host league for this tournament it was released for any district.  District 25 expressed interest.  Since no other Districts expressed interest, it was given to District 25.  The tournament will be hosted by Cranberry Little League.


It was also announce that District 14 will be hosting the 9 & 10 Year Old Baseball State Tournament for Section 7.


Next meeting date is scheduled for October 20, 2012.  Time and location to be announced


Motion to adjourn was made by District 13.  Second by District 6.  Motion passed.


Respectfully submitted,


Bill Dithrich

DA PA District 1

Administrative Assistant

Pennsylvania State Little League DA’s Finance Report

April 14, 2012

 Beginning Balance August 28, 2010









October meeting food



Donation to Bob Swope 











Ending Balance



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