Breeze: Waiting in the on-deck circle: District IV L.L.'s take timeoutUpdatedSunday April 19, 2020 bySLL.
COVID-19 pandemic puts Little League season on hold
By ERIC BENEVIDES, Valley Breeze & Observer Sports Editor
In a perfect world, families with young baseball and softball-playing children would have turned their attention from a festive Easter weekend to the opening week of the Little League season.
Opening Day parades and ceremonies throughout northern Rhode Island would be held at Little League ballfields over the next few weekends. Parks would be packed, team pictures would be scheduled, politicians and dignitaries would be throwing our first pitches, and national anthems would be played.