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Encinitas Little League, baseball community teams up to help Paradise Little League

Encinitas Little League, baseball community teams up to help Paradise Little League

Encinitas Little League played reliever this month, leading an equipment drive for Paradise Little Little League families who lost everything in the devastating Camp Fire last November.

Kevin Burke, an Encinitas Little League (ELL) coach and board member, helped organize the drive that brought the entire North County baseball community together to collect a van full of bats, gloves, helmets, buckets of baseballs and boxes of cleats that were delivered up north on Jan. 19. An All Star effort from an All Star coach.

A native of Chico, Burke was inspired to take action after watching the Camp Fire from afar in “shock and horror” —so many people he knew were affected by the...

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