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Record #: R2018-1246   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 11/14/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 11/14/2018
Title: Congratulations extended to Warren Park Warriors Junior League team on successfull baseball season
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Osterman, Harry, Silverstein, Debra L.
Attachments: 1. R2018-1246.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
November 14, 2018










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

I transmit herewith, together with Aldermen Osterman and Silverstein, a congratulatory resolution concerning the Warren Park Junior League team.

Your favorable consideration ofthis resolution will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,
RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, Warren Park Youth Baseball Little League is a non-profit, parent-run organization chartered by Little League International. Warren Park Baseball is the largest Little League organization in the City of Chicago, and, in partnership with the Chicago Park District, offers competitive baseball and softball leagues for over 600 players and 54 teams, for boys and girls aged 4-15; and

WHEREAS, Based in Warren Park on Chicago's far north side, Warren Park Youth Baseball Little League provides quality youth baseball programming focused on sportsmanship and player development; and

WHEREAS, The Warren Park Warriors is a post-season tournament team that selects players from Warren Park Youth Baseball Little League, and offers a competitive team experience for talented and committed players. The Warriors' 14-and-under team competes in Little League's Junior League; and

WHEREAS, Under head coach Joe Perona, the Junior League Warren Park Warriors baseball team achieved extraordinary success in its 2018 season, including competing in the 2018 Junior League World Series in Taylor, Michigan; and

WHEREAS, In order to earn their spot in the Junior League World Series, the Warren Park Warriors won the Illinois Junior League Championship in Sterling, Illinois, on July 30, 2018, and then went on to triumph over eight other state champion teams from across the Central States to win the Junior League Regional title in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on August 9, 2018; and

WHEREAS, The Junior League World Series is a double-elimination tournament among six regional championshi...

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