2017 Schaumburg Boomers Day

Sunday 6/4/17 at 1:00 PM if the 2017 Schaumburg Boomer's Day. Everyone runs the bases and you can receive post game autographs. It is open to all player's friends and family. Parking is FREE. 

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Spring Season Info

 Mark your calendars...

Opening day Softball May 6th

Fall Ball registration opens May 5th thru August 4th. (no late registrations)

Schaumburg Boomers AAYO day at the park June 4th
(return all registrations to Cindy Ziglioli-Grell by May 20th)

Player Appreciation day Sunday June 25th

March in the Algonquin Founders day parade July 29th



Spring Registration

Welcome to Spring 2017 Registration


 Registration dates open for U16 Softball thru May 5th and Senior Baseball thru May 15th.

We have a volunteer board that works for the benefit of the league. We are always in need of Volunteers to assist.

We welcome you to AAYO.

Enjoy the game!
 
Please visit the registration tab to register players and volunteers

Reach out to register4aayo@gmail.com for more details or questions




Founder's Day Parade Pictures

A BIG thank you to the AAYO Board Members who attended and organized the parade, as well as all kids that joined us. Here are some pictures. 

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Welcome to AAYO.net!

AAYO is a not for profit, volunteer organization whose purpose is to organize, conduct, supervise, sponsor and otherwise foster wholesome athletic youth Baseball and Softball programs for the youth residing in the Algonquin, Illinois area.  We have five baseball leagues, four softball leagues and travel baseball and softball.

Honor The Game this season
ROOTS of Positive Play
Courtesy of www.positivecoach.org
 
R is for Rules
Rules allow us to keep the game fair. If we win by ignoring or violating the rules, what is the value of our victory?

O is for Opponents
Without an opponent, there would be no competition. Rather than demeaning a strong opponent, we need to honor strong opponents because they challenge us to do our best. Coaches showing respect for opposing coaches and players sets the tone for the rest of the team.

O is for Officials
Respecting officials, even when we disagree with their calls, may be the toughest part of Honoring the Game. We must remember that officials are not perfect (just like coaches, athletes and parents!).

T is for Teammates
It's easy for young athletes to think solely about their own performance, but we want athletes to realize that being part of a team requires thinking about and respecting one's teammates.

S is for Self
Athletes should be encouraged to live up to their own highest personal standard of Honoring the Game, even when their opponents are not.

Alone At The Plate

He pulls on a helmet, picks up the bat,
and walks to the plate, "gotta hit and that's that."
The crowd starts to yell, the game's on the line,
last inning, two outs, the score's nine to nine.
Dad yells, "Go get it," Mom wrings her hands,
coach hollers, "hit it," but alone there he stands.
Heros are made in seconds such as this,
but he's just a little boy, what if he should miss?
Years after this game's ended and he's little no more,
will he remember the outcome or even the score?
No he'll have forgotten if he was out, hit, or a run,
he'll only look back on his friends and the fun.
So cheer this boy on, alone with his fate;
help him remember with fondness this stand at the plate.
Spend your time wisely and help in his quest
to be a hitter with confidence and always his best.
And when the game's over, this boy can stand tall,
for you've helped him prepare to give it his all!

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