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Long Ball seniors RBI 2019 World Series

  See the results here, click Senior Baseball in the center.

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AW NC 2019 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our 2019 AW NC scholarship winners. Both players received a $1000 scholarship. Many thanks to our sponsor AW North Carolina.

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Longball Seniors Win RBI Mid-Atlantic Regionals

The Longball Senior team won the RBI Mid-Atlantic Regionals the weekend of July 20th and will go on to play in the RBI World Series in Florida in August. Also mentioned in the The Durham Bull-etin®, 7/24/2019 Congratulations to the … Continue reading

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Ms Pat throwing out the 1st pitch at Duke vs Georgia Tech

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Mother’s Day Dinner and Musical Explosion Scholarship Fundraiser

This event will be held on Sunday May 12, 2019. Doors open at 2:00 pm and the event starts at 3:00 pm. Come and enjoy the festivities: Praise Dancers, Mime Performers, Gospel Music and Motown Songs. Menu: Baked chicken, meatball … Continue reading

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Mandatory Coach & Volunteer Training

SafeSport mandatory training is required by MLB for all coaches and volunteers. The training courses are free online courses and there are 3 that need to be taken. Following successful completion of each course you will receive a downloadable certificate. … Continue reading

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Passing of Coach Frank Jacobs, Jr.

Coach Frank Jacobs, Jr homegoing service will be this Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 12 noon. Visitation an hour before. First Calvary Baptist Church, 1311 Morehead Ave. Durham NC 27707. You were a coach that turned boys into outstanding athletes. … Continue reading

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Hendrick GM Southpoint is going to bat for Durham Triple Play in 2019

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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Pat James, MLK Activist Award for 2019

Ms Pat James, President of the Long Ball RBI program is awarded the MLK Activist Award for her dedication to inner city youths in Durham and surrounding cities for the past ten years. She has impacted over 2000 youths and … Continue reading

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National Mentoring Month Recognition for Long Ball

The Durham City Council meeting held on January 7, 2019 recognized our president, Pat James, and Long Ball RBI for mentoring Durham area youth. This was part of the National Mentoring Month Recognition activity at the council meeting. Here are some … Continue reading

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