Don’t miss out on one of Palo Alto Little League’s most time honored and fun traditions.

Each year, the entire league gathers in uniform at Middlefield Ballpark to celebrate a new season of baseball, friends, and community. It is a terrific experience for kids of all ages to see and feel that they are a part of something big.


Opening Day 2019 – Saturday, March 16

8:30am Assembly, Procession at 9am

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Assembly Time: 8:30am
Assembly location: Middlefield Ballpark and Mitchell Park Download the map.
Procession Time: 9:00am
Procession and Ceremony Location: Middlefield Ballpark


Announcing our 2019 Guest Speaker!

Noah Lowry, former San Francisco Giants Pitcher

Other Opening Day Treats:

Food and drink to keep you warm and well-fed:

  • Hot dogs, burgers, the world-famous Tri-Tip Sandwich and other food and drink options from the Middlefield Ballpark Snack Shack
  • Coffee and meat pies from coffee cart


Bake sale to support local  Cooperstown Teams

Support local ball players headed to the annual Cooperstown Tournament in the Summer. This fundraiser will support this once in a lifetime trip!


There will be no parking at Middlefield Ballpark for this event – please share a ride, walk or bike. Limited parking will be available in the Mitchell Park parking lot or in the Challenger School parking lot (3880 Middlefield Road at the corner of Charleston); leave ample time to park if you will be driving.

Opening Day Schedule:

8:30Teams assemble at Mitchell Park
9:00Team procession into Middlefield Ballpark
9:15National Anthem
9:20Welcome: Kim Nguyen, PALL President
9:252018 Champions and MVP Award Ceremony
9:40Guest Speaker
9:45Ceremonial First Pitch: Challenger Team
9:50Closing remarks
9:55Autograph signing





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