The Rhode Island Baseball Experience

Promoting Rhode Island Baseball Since 1972

Every fall, in every youth baseball league meeting involving a calendar, Opening Day is one of the first dates established for the upcoming season. For some leagues, Opening Day means showcasing a new batting cage or redesigned press box or in some cases, a brand new baseball field. Towns from Woonsocket to Westerly, from Cranston …

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This afternoon, I visited the home field of Elmhurst Youth Baseball, Fargnoli Park. Fargnoli Park is located on Smith St. in Providence, down the street from LaSalle Academy, LaSalle Bakery and Providence College. The park is a recreation paradise – playground areas, basketball courts with the most incredible surface colors I have ever seen, a …

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The Town of North Kingstown has two middle schools – Wickford Middle School and Davisville Middle School. The schools are separated by about 5 miles and represent the majority of 6th to 8th grade age students in North Kingstown, with a small percentage attending private schools. Yesterday, the baseball teams from Wickford and Davisville met …

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According to several online media sources, the baseball dugout originated as a concession to the fans. The dugout section of the field, in some baseball parks, is actually lower than field level. Fans located along the first and third base line who want to see the action of the batter (home plate) can have a …

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