Little league pitcher banned for being too good?

Posted at 6:55 AM, May 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-22 09:02:08-04

A Massachusetts Little League pitcher, Tanner Beebe, says he was banned for being “too good,” according to He’s still allowed to play, he just can’t pitch.

The league disagrees, saying that 12-year-olds are “too old” to pitch in their minor league. Tanner’s dad says that rule hadn’t been enforced for years, until his son started throwing fastballs at 60 miles per hour. It’s Tanner’s first year playing baseball.

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