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Hendrick GM Southpoint is going to bat for Durham Triple Play in 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Long Ball Program – Durham Triple Play Leagues has partnered with Hendrick GM Southpoint through its Chevy Youth Baseball program. This program will provide our league with new equipment, instructional opportunities as well … Continue reading

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DukeTODAY quarterly roundup of Duke author books

Pat James “From My Heart to Yours: Inspirational Poems and Words of Encouragement and Comfort for Everyday Life” Made the DukeTODAY quarterly roundup of Duke author books. Look for it about half way down the page at this link.

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Pat James nominated for the 2018 Keeper of the Dream Award

Long Ball Program – Durham Triple Play Leagues President, Ms Pat James has been nominated for the 2018 Keeper of the Dream Award. The Durham Community Martin Luther King, Jr. Steering Committee, Inc. presents two 2018 Keeper of the Dream … Continue reading

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Long Ball / North Carolina in ‘America At The Seams’

Long Ball Program – Durham Triple Play Leagues is mentioned in a new book: America At The Seams: America At The Seams: 50 Stories in 50 States of How Baseball United Our Country Here’s a link to the section: America … Continue reading

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“From My Heart To Yours” by Pat James

The proceeds of Pat’s newly released book will go towards a Long Ball Scholarship Fund Pat writes… “I have been trying to find a way to support a Long Ball Scholarship Fund and since God blessed me with the talent … Continue reading

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Maya Angelou, “Still I Rise”

Wait for Pat James at the end. Rising Together from William Paul Thomas on Vimeo.

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Senior Day at the DAP, Wednesday June 28, 2017

2017 Senior Day Landon Riley, Walter Parham, Maurice Jacobs, Cole Campanile and Kyland Bullock, three LongBall 2016 players that’s eligible to play this year according to Major League Baseball RBI age chart. Kyland Bullock aged out but returned to help … Continue reading

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2016 Long Ball Video

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17/18 Wood Bat Cup at USA Baseball National Training Center

This weekend (7/29-7/31) the Longball 17 and 18 year olds will be participating in a wood bat tournament at the USA Baseball National Training Complex (200 Brooks Park Ln, Cary, NC 27519). If you plan to attend the games, please … Continue reading

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