Little League season is underway and AllSportsTucson.com took in a coach pitch (Single A) game at Kriegh Park, home of the CDO Little League organization.
Six former major league standouts began their long path to the pros on the fields in Oro Valley. That list includes Colin Porter, Jason Stanford, Shelley Duncan, Chris Duncan, Ian Kinsler and Brian Anderson.
The CDO Mid-Season Classic will take place from Apr. 24 to May 6 with the tournaments held between May 15-31. All-Star rosters will be posted on June 5.
Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on AZPreps365.com. Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com