The Gastineau Channel Little LEague opens up its 53rd season Saturday at 10 a.m. at Adair-Kennedy Ball Park.
There are 754 children ages 5-to-16 participating this year, constituting 57 different teams.
This season will be dedicated to the memory of Stan Miller. Stan and his wife Joanne moved to Juneau in 1964 and were both heavily involved in Little League. Stan coached, served on the local board and as district administrator.
Joann served as a volunteer and board member.
The couple helped lead the drive to build fields at Glacier Valley School, which were named for them in 1995.
Stan Miller's granddaughter, Heather Karpstein, will throw the first fast pitch and will be caught by Nick Andrews. The first pitch for softball will be thrown by Brittany Fenumiai and caught by Lii Levale.
Jennifer Nelson and Annie Hegar will sing the national anthem.
Look below for this week's complete schedule of Little League contests. Also look for the debut of a Little League page next week, complete with pictures, standings and scores.
For the week of April 30 to May 5
Saturday, April 30
Teams Field Division
Rangers vs. Giants MR1 Farm BB
Royals vs. Astros MR2 Minor BB
A's vs. Phillies MF1 Major BB
Braves vs. Mariners MF2 Major BB
Angels vs. Giants AK Junior BB
Diamondbacks vs. Twins MP1 Junior BB
Giants vs. Blue Jays MP3 Farm SB
Reds vs. Cardinals MP2 Major SB
A's vs. Dodgers MR1 Farm BB
Orioles vs. Rockies MP3 SB
Mariners vs. Marlins MP2 Major SB
Braves vs. Marlins MR2 Minor BB
Cardinals vs. Devil Rays MF2 Major BB
Diamondbacks vs. Reds MF1 Major BB
Orioles vs. Cubs MR1 Farm BB
Padres vs. Phillies MP3 Minor SB
Phillies vs. A's MP2 Junior SB
Angels vs. Devil Rays MR2 Minor BB
Monday, May 2
Mariners vs. Cardinals MF1 Major BB
Devil Rays vs. D-backs MF2 Major BB
Angels vs. Mariners MP1 Senior BB
Marlins vs. Phillies MR2 Minor BB
Orioles vs. Reds MP2 Major SB
Mets vs. Red Sox AK Senior BB
Tuesday, May 3
Giants vs. Diamondbacks AB1 Junior BB
Twins vs. Angels MP1
Phillies vs. Orioles MP3 Minor SB
Phillies vs. Cubs MP2 Junior SB
Wednesday, May 4
Mariners vs. Reds LP1 Major SB
Phillies vs. Braves MF1 Major BB
Reds vs. A's MF2 Major BB
Mariners vs. Mets MP1 Senior BB
Devil Rays vs. Royals MR2 Minor BB
Red Sox vs. Angels AK Senior BB
Thursday, May 5
Diamondbacks vs. Angels AV1 Junior BB
Angels vs. Braves MR2 Minor BB
Rockies vs. Padres MP3 Minor SB
Giants vs. Twins MP1 Junior BB