SLIDESHOW | Hundreds gather at Rotary Park for Bainbridge Island Little League Jamboree

The Bainbridge Island Little League held its season-starting jamboree on Saturday, and players representing this year's 52 teams came out for the opening ceremonies at Rotary Park.

Teams gathered behind their banners for the National Anthem and the Little League pledge. The graduating 12-year-olds were honored before the ceremonial first pitch of the season.

The celebration closed with the Tee Ballers running the bases and collecting high fives from other players.

All told, nearly 600 youngsters will play Little League this year

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