700 Little League Players Sidelined in Wide Suspension

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More than 700 Little League baseball players have been sidelined in Newport Beach: The city’s entire league was suspended for having too many coaches on its board.

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Opening day ceremonies for Newport Beach Little League. (Credit: Newport Beach Little League)

The league was suspended Wednesday, forcing the cancellation of Thursday and Saturday games for hundreds of Little League players.

Joe Jennings, a board member for Newport Beach Little League, told the Daily Pilot that the punishment seemed like an “extreme action that has been harsh for so many kids.”

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