2021 Little league Registration

The newly formed MPLL's Board Meeting will take place on Thursday, January 21st. This meeting is usually filled with plans for the season including equipment orders, baseball and softball orders, field needs and coaching requests. Everyone is welcome to come and find out how to play a part in MPLL's Spring 2021 Season. Opening day for baseball and softball is scheduled for Saturday, April 16th, 2021. MPLL offers a variety of programs for children beginning with their Tee Ball Program where kids learn to become part of a team and develop the basic skills needed to start this sport. Registration information and up-to-date announcements are available on the Merchantville Pennsauken Little League website. Please message us through Facebook or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.
 

Little League Merger

As 2020 draws to a close, we at Merchantville Little League (MLL) are looking forward to baseball and softball in 2021! With that, we wanted to take the time to announce some changes in our 2021 Little League season.
Our league has been asked to take back the territory that was once Pennsauken baseball. The territory was served by MLL for the better part of 25 years and returned to Pennsauken baseball when they came back into Little League. As many know, there has not been baseball in Pennsauken for the last two years. Little League has asked that our two leagues find a way to better serve the children who want to play baseball and softball in our two towns. Because of this, we at MLL and Pennsauken Baseball and Softball have voted to merge our two territories and leagues into a single league. This new combined league will serve both towns and surrounding areas with Little League Baseball and Softball. Moving forward our league will be known as Merchantville-Pennsauken Little League.
 
This merger will allow us to bring back things like Friday Night Baseball and Friday Night Softball! It will also allow for more opportunities to run clinics and camps with our local middle schools and high schools. We are also hoping to bring back Junior and Senior level baseball to our towns, as this part of Little League has been gone from Pennsauken and Merchantville for several years. There are still many familiar faces, from both MLL and Pennsauken Baseball and Softball, working behind the scenes to make this merger go as smoothly as possible. Please be patient with us as we work through new challenges and new scenarios.
 
As we head into our 2021 registration season, you will see signs in both towns advertising our open registration for Little League Baseball and Softball. For now our website remains the same, as well as our email address. Be sure to continue checking our Facebook page for all the new announcements heading your way about MPLL Baseball and Softball in the coming year! We at MPLL wish you a happy holiday season and hope that you and your families have a wonderful New Year! As always, be sure to register early so as not to miss out on any opportunities in our spring season! Please feel free to reach out with any questions via our Facebook page or through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
 

MLL Registration

Bob Wetherspoon, President of MLL, wants to remind everyone that baseball and softball registrations are now open for what will hopefully be our Late Summer and Fall Season. If you want to sign up- click on the "sign up" button on this page or go to www.merchantvillelittleleague.org and click on the available programs to sign your son or daughter up today. Also keep an eye on our Facebook Page over the next couple of days as we send out a special tribute to our graduating Seniors. These girls have played in some of the biggest softball games at MLL in the last 10 years and we want to send them off to college the right way!

Little League Postponed

Dear Players, Parents, Sponsors and Members of Merchantville Little League: “This is much bigger than any game.” Merchantville Little League along with every other Little League worldwide received the following directive from Little League International: “with the most recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) , the Little League International Board of Directors and staff is now strongly recommending that all of its local Little League programs suspend or delay the start of their seasons until no earlier than at least, May 11, 2020.“ Due to this and for the health and well-being of our players and members we are suspending ALL LEAGUE operations including – practices, games, scrimmages, meetings and even our opening day ceremonies and league wide picture day now through at least May 11, 2020. Please look for updates on our Facebook page and from our email system at Blue Sombrero as well . Please contact Robert Wetherspoon, President MLL, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.

MLL Sign-Up Discount

Sign up now for Merchantville Little League’s spring season @ www.merchantvillelittleleague.org. We're registering kids for our Spring Baseball, Softball and Tee ball programs and offering a $20 off early bird special until next Tuesday, January 11th. Don't miss out on this great discount before our first in-person registration will also be held on Tuesday, January 11th from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Station in downtown Merchantville. For up-to-the-minute MLL news and events follow us on Facebook. Registration closing dates, programs and fees for our Tee Ball League (age 4-7), Boys Baseball (ages 6-13) and Girls Softball (ages 6-18) are available here.

 

 

Robert M. Evans, 89

Robert M. Evans, a retired computer executive, Air Force veteran and and avid photographer, died Thursday from complications of pneumonia at his home in the Cloisters in the Woodbrook neighborhood of Baltimore County. He was 89. He was the son of Donald Irving Evans Jr., a DuPont Co. draftsman, and his wife, Betty T. Middleton, was born and raised in Pennsauken Township, New Jersey. A scholar-athlete, Mr. Evans was a 1950 graduate of Merchantville High School, and because of his athletic prowess as an outstanding basketball player, he earned an athletic scholarship to the Johns Hopkins University, where he played forward on the university’s basketball team and was the top scorer. A visitation for Mr. Evans will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, York and Overbrook roads, Rodgers Forge. In addition to his wife and son, Mr. Evans is survived by a daughter, Sally Lee Yost of Pinehurst; a sister, Eunice Buzby of Detroit; and three grandchildren. Full obituary.

 

 

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