Ocean Township Little League
History of OTLL and Colt Field
James J. Colt was born in Hazleton, PA circa 1898 and passed away in January 1967.
For 10 years of his life, beginning in 1950, Colt sought permission from the State of NJ to operate a 6 million dollar racetrack on the 1,000 acre parcel of land he owned in Secaucus, NJ (this area is currently the site of the Meadowlands Sports Complex). Failure to get the necessary license from the NJ Racing Commission was "the biggest disappointment of his life", according to statements made by his brother (Philip Colt) upon James Colt's death in 1967.
On the contrary, one of Colt's greatest accomplishments was founding the Ocean Township Little League (OTLL) program. Equally as important is the fact that the entire OTLL Colt Field Complex (on Logan Road) property was donated by the Colt Family with the understanding that the land always be used solely for OTLL and that OTLL continue to be affiliated with Little League International (Williamsport, PA).
There are several pictures upstairs in the OTLL clubhouse of the groundbreaking ceremony, different phases of construction, etc. These pictures are all dated circa 1959.
Ocean Township Little League is a non-profit organization operated by dedicated volunteers. OTLL's mission is to provide an environment that fosters safety, security, and positive sportsmanship models to children of the community.
OCEAN TOWNSHIP LITTLE LEAGUE MERCHANDISE
Orders May Be Placed - April 12th through April 29th
Expected Delivery Week ending May 7, 2021
Orders May Be Shipped to Your Home (charge) or Picked Up @ OTLL (no charge)
Questions? Email Brendan McCaig / email@example.com or 732.280.2921
This is a custom online store. All sales are final - No Refunds or Exchanges.
WE NEED YOU! - To Volunteer
Little League Baseball and Softball is an organization designed to build good citizens. It is a program of leadership, preparing today's youth to be tomorrow's leaders. At the local level, Little League relies on a devoted legion of adult volunteers to help ensure that the organization remains structured and runs smoothly. Your local Little League program is always looking for responsible and enthusiastic individuals to support and coordinate Little League events and activities. As a volunteer, you should have a keen interest in the safety, well-being, and overall development of children. By reading further, you will discover that the benefits of volunteering are endless. You will also gain a better understanding of why you should become involved, who volunteers are, what you can do, and how you can sign up.
2811 Logan Rd.,
Ocean, NJ 07712
Below are links to a few forms that are used throughout Little League. Please email or call OTLL if you have any questions.
District 11 Covid-19 Screening Questionnaire- (This form must be submitted to your coach before each practice & game)
Ocean Township Little League Scholarship Application - Deadline for applications is June 15, 2021
School Enrollment Form (League ID#: 02301119)
2021 Advertising Opportunities
Sponsor a team, have your banner displayed prominently in the outfield, and on the OTLL website!
Email Info@otll.org or click on the FLIER for more information
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