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Portola Valley: Raising money for Ford Field

Original post made on Apr 24, 2012

==B Wednesday:== The Portola Valley Town Council will review this week a progress report on fundraising for a proposed $540,000 renovation of Ford (baseball) Field. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 23, 2012, 11:48 PM

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Posted by HeadScratcher, a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on Apr 24, 2012 at 2:57 pm

As the town and Alpine LL embark on a lofty plan to re-do Ford Field, currently configured as a baseball diamond, I'm wondering if this is really the best use of this space.

Participation in Little League Baseball has been waning dramatically over the past several seasons with players electing for Lacrosse. Just 3 seasons ago, Alpine LL Majors (by far the heaviest user of the field) were able to field 10 full teams with many players not making the cut from Minors to Majors. In the current season, the league was only able to field 7 full teams with virtually zero players on the list of prospective players.

I suggest the town take a look at perhaps making Ford Field the premier LACROSSE field in the area.


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