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Compton Little League Grand Opening Video

The Compton Little League held the grand opening at the Urban Youth Academy this past Saturday with great fan fare.  It was an amazing experience and was covered by the local media.  ABC 7 did whole piece about the Compton Little League and posted the video on their website.  Go here and take a look.

-Academy Staff

Compton Little League Grand Opening


Come one, come all for the
Little League Grand Opening

at the

MLB Urban Youth Academy

Saturday, April 18th, 2009 at 9:30am


from Angels’ outfielder Torii Hunter and other players helps Little League make


              Former Dodgers’ outfielder Ken Landreaux

Former Dodgers’
outfielder Reggie Smith



Former Dodgers Ken Landreaux and Reggie Smith – both of whom played in the Compton
Little League —
will be on hand for the grand
re-opening of the Compton Little League. After a nearly 10-year hiatus, the
Little League that helped many future major leaguers get their start in baseball
is re-opening, thanks in large part to a donation of $10,000 by Angels’
outfielder Torii Hunter and other players to provide uniforms and equipment for
the Little Leaguers. Hunter will be in Minnesota with the Angels on Saturday and
unable to attend, but he does plan to visit the Little League when his schedule


       Major League Baseball Urban Youth

El Camino College, Compton Center

901 East
Artesia Blvd.

Compton, CA



            Saturday, April 18      

9:30 a.m.



About MLB Urban
Youth Academy

The MLB Urban Youth Baseball
Academy is part of Major League Baseball’s Urban Youth Initiative. Encompassing
more than 15 acres on the campus of El Camino College, Compton Center, the
Academy is a state-of-the-art facility featuring four fields including a show
field complete with scoreboard, grandstand seating, dugouts and lights; an
auxiliary field; softball field; youth field; and a 12,000 square-foot clubhouse
consisting of a weight room, locker room, and other training facilities, as well
as batting cages and pitching mounds. The Academy operates on a year-round
basis, offering free baseball and softball instruction, as well as clinics to
youth throughout Southern California and is the host of the annual Reviving
Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series.


additional information regarding the Academy, or any other upcoming clinics and
seminars, please call the hotline at (310) 763-3479, or visit the website at:


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