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Each and every year the Big Spring Little League is questioned as to how allstars are chosen. We have decided to post the rules the govern the tournament team selection and explain how it is done.

Selection of Tournament Teams (Recommended Method)
Little League would gain immeasurably in esteem of the public if all
tournament teams were selected by the players themselves. Players relish the
challenge of competition, but their anxiety to excel is in balance with an
intuitive respect and admiration for teammate and opponent alike who
demonstrate superior ability and skill.
1. It is not required that players be selected for the position they occupy
during the regular season. For example, a pitcher who is also a good
outfielder or infielder may be placed on the roster and used in whatever
position the manager deems to be of advantage.
2. Tournament team candidates should be selected upon their playing ability
and eligibility. The roster should include sufficient pitching strength to
meet tournament schedules.
3. The following plan was presented to the International Congress,
Washington, D.C., 1965, as a guideline, taken from the experience of the
International Advisory Council. The principle is to have all components of
a league determine and participate in fair and democratic selection of the
tournament team. This would eliminate many of the complaints, abuses,
pressures and charges of favoritism which are directed toward the league
president. The following groups should each select its tournament team.
Group 1 - Players
Group 2 - League Officers
Group 3 - Team Managers
Group 4 - Team Coaches
Group 5 - Volunteer Umpires
Every player on the eligible teams is entitled to vote. Each group submits
its list of players at a meeting of the board of directors of the league. The names
are to be read and counted from each of the groups, and the players in the
order of total votes received will become eligible for the tournament team.
Where more than one player has an equal number of votes to qualify for the
last position or positions, final selection should be made by a majority vote of
the board of directors at the time of the meeting.
NOTE: Method of selection is to be determined by the local league board
of directors.

The above is directly from the Little League rule book, Pages T-2 and T-3.

The Board of directors uses a combination of Methods in choosing each of the 6 teams. The first, and preferred method is to allow Managers from within a division to Nominate and then vote on the players in that division. This covers 90% of all voting. Second, In cases where a Majority of the managers are not available, or there is an even number of managers, board members are allowed to nominate and vote on the selection of players. The last thing we want is to seem like the process is unfair, or not transparent. The league wishes to hide nothing in our dealings with the tournament teams, it is our strong desire to place the very best athletes on the field.