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Youth Sports Heroes of the Month: 1955 Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars Baseball Team (Charleston, S.C.)

Little League calls them "the most significant amateur team in baseball history." The Charleston (S.C.) Post and Courier calls them "perhaps the most important team in youth sports history."  They were the Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars, a team of 11-12-year-olds who went to the Little League World Series in 1955, but, because they were black, never got to play an inning.

2012 Little League and High School Bat Rules and Specifications

Bats used in high school baseball in 2012 must meet Batted Ball Coefficient of Restitution (BBCOR) and ball exit speed ratio (BSR) limits while non-wood bats approved for use in Little League Baseball must also meet strict guidelines and the moratorium on composite bats continues.

Little League International Updates and Extends Moratorium On Composite Bats

Little League International has placed a moratorium on the use of composite bats in the Little League (Majors) Division and all other baseball divisions of Little League, effective immediately. 
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