About Us

Little League Baseball of Palo Alto, Inc., is a nonprofit organization that received its initial charter in 1952. Total operating expenses are approximately $200,000 per year. Typical expenses incurred include uniforms and playing equipment, field maintenance, insurance, publications, and other support services. The funds to cover these expenses come from registration fees, the annual Bat-a-thon fund-raising event, charitable contributions, and team sponsorship fees.

The purpose of the organization is to support and promote youth baseball in the city of Palo Alto. The organization administered 83 Spring teams, 8 Spring post-season teams, and 13 Fall Ball teams in 2 leagues (North and South), each with 8 separate levels (T-Ball, Coach Pitch, Pitching Machine, PCL (Minors), Major Level, Juniors, Seniors and Challenger). The number of players who participated in Little League in the fiscal year was approximately 1,100.

The organization's 501c Number is: 94-1221943.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a safe and positive playing experience for players, parents and volunteers.

  • Safe Play – provide safe equipment and training.

  • Positive Experience – growth lessons learned in a safe environment.

  • Build Community – foster open communication between players, parents and volunteers.

  • Balance Teams – with skill evaluations as appropriate, make the game fair and competitive.

  • Improve Play Quality – skills development via coaching and training opportunities.

  • Minimize Skill Band – encourage appropriate level of play for players' skills and playing environment.