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congress-logo152 One Year To Congress: Little League® International Looks Ahead at 2018 Congress in New Orleans

With one year to go until the Opening Ceremonies of the 27th Little League® International Congress at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, La., Little League is looking forward to bringing volunteers from around the world together from January 19-22, 2018.
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coach-pitch2-152 Little League® Offers Continued Support of Youngest Divisions of Baseball and Softball

chartering-open152 Chartering and Insurance Enrollment Now Open for 2018 Season

hale152 Dr. Creighton J. Hale: Official Obituary

eriksen1-152 Little League® Q&A: Ken Eriksen: USA Softball Women’s National Team and University of South Florida Head Coach

DrHaleRetirement152 Little League® International Mourns the Passing of Dr. Creighton J. Hale, Former Little League President and CEO

Little League® International is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Creighton J. Hale, a titan of the youth sports industry, accomplished safety innovator, and former President and CEO of Little League International. Dr. Hale (1924-2017), served as Little League President from 1973 to 1994, and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 1983.
april2-152 April Meehleder Named Little League® Western Region Director

Little League® International is pleased to announce that April Meehleder has officially been named the new Little League Western Region Director. Ms. Meehleder, who has served as the Assistant Region Director since November 2016, takes over as Director following the retirement of Dave Bonham after 36 years of service to Little League.
your-voice152 Your Voice: 2017 Fall Ball Bats, Age Determination Date, and More

Your Voice is a way for you to share questions with Little League®, and an opportunity for us to provide some important information and guidance.
pulizzi152 Little League® International Remembers 1947 Brandon Little Leaguer® Jack Pulizzi, Jr.

Little League® International remembers John Sebastian “Jack” Pulizzi Jr., M.D., member of the 1947 Brandon Little League team to play in the first Little League Baseball® World Series. He was 81.
bill-wolfe152 Shippensburg Little League Coach Among Those Killed During Las Vegas Attack

things-to-know152-master Things to Know From Little League®: October 2017

Each month, Little League® International is providing a quick look at important information and events for the month ahead. We invite you to review and share with your colleagues and friends.
mlb-postseason2017-152 Little League® Grads Competing in the 2017 MLB Postseason

For countless Little League grads, that dream has come true – from Allen “Sonny” Yearick, who played on one of the very first Little League teams in 1939 and went on to play professionally in the Boston Braves organization, to rookie sensations Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger, and home run leader, Giancarlo Stanton.
mlb-ll-classic-2018-152 Little League® Welcomes Phillies, Mets to Williamsport to Play in Second “MLB Little League Classic” on August 19

CCL Three New Members Join Little League® International Staff

Little League® International has recently announced the addition of three new employees to its staff as Aaron Weber, Robert Keeler, and Christa DeAngelo join the team in Williamsport, Pa.
museum-day-live-152 World of Little League® Museum Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 13th Annual Museum Day Live! Celebration

The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s 13th annual Museum Day Live!
things-to-know152 Things to Know From Little League®: September 2017

Each month, Little League® International is providing a quick look at important information and events for the month ahead.
faz152 Little League® International Mourns the Passing of César Faz, Manager of the First International Team to Win the Little League Baseball® World Series

Little League® International remembers César L. Faz, Manager of the Industrial Little League team from Monterrey, Mexico, which became the first team from outside of the United States to win the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) Championship. He was 98.
2017-llbws152 Lucky Seven: Four Baseball, Three Softball World Series Champions Crowned During Summer of 2017

Tom Gooch Little League® International Remembers Georgia District 1 Administrator Tom Gooch

Little League® International mourns the passing of Tom Gooch, Georgia District 1 Administrator. He was 71.
bonham152 Little League® West Region Director Dave Bonham Retires After 36 Years

When Dave Bonham was asked to help coach his son’s baseball team in 1981, there was no way of him knowing just how far he would go with Little League®. Now, 36 years later, he has announced his retirement as the Little League West Region Director.
macias152 1957 Little League Baseball® World Series Champion, Angel Macias, to be Enshrined into the Little League® Hall of Excellence

Angel Macias, the only pitcher to ever pitch a perfect game in the Little League Baseball® World Series final has served as a major influencer in the growth of baseball in Mexico, and because of his commitment to growing the game, Little League® International will enshrine Mr. Macias into its Hall of Excellence, the highest honor that Little League can bestow.
eckweiler152 Karl Eckweiler Named Little League® International Chief Legal Counsel

Little League® International has officially announced Karl Eckweiler as Chief Legal Counsel, joining the staff in South Williamsport, Pa.
mccullough152 The Call: An Inside Look at the Journey to Becoming a Little League Baseball® World Series Umpire

For Little League volunteer umpires around the world, the dream of coming to Williamsport to serve as an umpire at the Little League Baseball World Series (LLBWS) is often times one of the highest goals, and for 16 qualified men and women each year, that dream becomes a reality.
things-to-know152 Things to Know From Little League®: August 2017

Each month, Little League® International is providing a quick look at important information and events for the month ahead. We invite you to review and share with your colleagues and friends.
this-is-ll152 Little League® to Spotlight Character, Courage, and Loyalty in #ThisIsLittleLeague Feature Series

With the 2017 Little League® International Tournament officially underway, Little League Baseball and Softball has launched a new feature content series, known as #ThisIsLittleLeague, that shares stories from local communities and highlights the many facets of the Little League experience.
CCL Laurie and John Rizzo Named 2017 George and Barbara Bush Little League® Parents of the Year

Every parent wants to see their child succeed in life and accomplish their dreams. For a Little League ® parent, that could be seeing their child make it to the major leagues, play in a World Series, or even better, win it.
CCL Little League® Recognizes 2017 Award Winners

These volunteers are the heart of Little League, and the Little League Awards Program (presented by AIG Insurance) recognizes the commitment of individuals as shining examples of the impact that the volunteers and players can have on children, families, peers, and communities.
onesoftball152 Little League® Teams Up With ONE Softball to Provide Inspirational and Educational Softball Video Content

To support Little League® International’s continued effort to provide free, educational resources for parents and volunteers, Little League Baseball and Softball has teamed up with ONE Softball to provide inspirational and aspirational content for Little League Softball® players, parents, and coaches.
sandercock152 11 Little League® Alumni Named Gatorade State High School Players of the Year

Gatorade announced its annual State High School Players of the Year, and amongst the group of distinguished honorees for 2017 are 11 Little League® Baseball and Softball alumni.
Manheimer152 Little League® Memories Help Baseball Player Born with One Leg Overcome Adversity

“Staying positive” is a commonly used cliché in sports, especially in baseball, where failing 70 percent of the time still makes you a great hitter. The ups-and-downs of the sport are unique to any other struggles an athlete can go through.
mlb-as152 Little League® Graduates Shine During 2017 MLB All-Star Game Festivities

Major League Baseball (MLB) traveled to Miami for the 2017 All-Star Game festivities, and Little League® Baseball and Softball was well represented with nearly 20 Little League graduates taking part in the Mid-Summer Classic's events.
your-voice152 Your Voice: Little League® Provides Answers to Your Questions on Season-Ending Meetings, Local League Bylaws, and More!

Your Voice is a way for readers to share questions with us, and an opportunity for Little League® to provide some important information and guidance. We are excited about our continued conversations, and, as always, we invite you to share your thoughts, suggestions, and questions. We are excited about our continued conversations, and, as always, we invite you to share your thoughts, suggestions, and questions to parents@LittleLeague.org.
knopp152 Tyler Knopp Named Little League® East Region Assistant Regional Director

Little League® International has officially announced Tyler Knopp as the East Region Assistant Regional Director, joining East Region Director, Corey Wright, and Assistant Regional Director, Amry Shelby, as the newest full-time member of Little League Baseball and Softball.
cws-logos152 28 Little League® Alumni Showcase Their Talents at the 2017 College World Series and Women’s College World Series

Among the most elite college baseball and softball players in the 2017 CWS and WCWS were 28 Little League graduates who are making their mark in the college ranks.
massetti152 Little League® International Remembers Former Little League® Baseball World Series Team Host Bob Massetti

Little League® International mourns the passing of Robert L. (Bob) Massetti, former Little League® Baseball World Series team host. He was 76.
things-to-know152 Things to Know From Little League®: July 2017

Each month, Little League® International is providing a quick look at important information and events for the month ahead. We invite you to review and share with your colleagues and friends.
stockton152 Volunteer Little League® Coach. Professional Child Predator.

Ken Stockton was an average Little Leaguer® in New Jersey in the early 1960s. Tragically, he became a victim of a pedophile who was posing as his volunteer coach – his message for today’s Little League® parents.
ball on a field My Final Days of Little League®: A Father's Perspective

My last day of coaching Little League® is now only days away. The thought of it has been frequent in my mind the last few weeks and it kept me up last night.
gero152 Parkway Little League’s Brayden Gero Dream Moment Gains National Attention

A video of 12-year-old Brayden Gero recording the final out of the regular season for Parkway Little League has become a nationwide sensation over the last week after the Little Leaguer® struck out the final batter to earn his team a 13-11 victory and earn his first career save.
CCL Sydney Leroux, Champ Pederson to be Enshrined into the Little League® Hall of Excellence

Little League® International is proud to announce Sydney Leroux, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team forward and 2015 World Cup Champion, and Champ Pederson, an inspirational speaker and brother to Los Angeles Dodgers’ outfielder Joc Pederson, as the 2017 enshrinees to the Little League Hall of Excellence, which is the highest honor that Little League can bestow.
LL MLB Draft Player Four Little League Baseball® World Series Alumni Selected in First Two Rounds of 2017 MLB Draft

Never before have more Little League Baseball World Series graduates been selected in the first two rounds of the MLB Draft.
your-voice152 Your Voice: Little League Provides Answers to Your Questions about USA Baseball's Coming USABat Standard

For parents, grandparents, and guardians of Little Leaguers®, The Parent Connection is your newsletter and we encourage everyone to let us know what’s on your minds. Your Voice is a way for readers to share questions with us, and an opportunity for Little League® to provide some important information and guidance. We are excited about our continued conversations, and, as always, we invite you to share your thoughts, suggestions, and questions. This month, we turn to the followers of the Little League Facebook page for questions about the pending implementation of the USABat standard.
CCL Three New Members Join Little League® International Full-Time Staff

Little League® International has recently announced the addition of three new full-time employees to its staff as Mary Ann Goetz, Aaron Snyder, and Jason Baier join the team in Williamsport, Pa.
prep-sportswear152 Prep Sportswear Announced as an Approved Fundraiser of Little League® Baseball and Softball

Prep Sportswear has been named as an approved fundraiser of Little League® Baseball and Softball, providing local Little League programs throughout the United States with an additional resource to help with fundraising efforts.
museum152 World of Little League® Museum Offers Visitors the Opportunity to ‘Have a Catch’ in Lamade Stadium This Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18, the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, located at 525 U.S. 15, will be offering its visitors a unique opportunity to play catch on the outfield grass of Howard J. Lamade Stadium, the home of the Little League Baseball® World Series. As part of the event, all fathers will also receive free admission to the Museum.
sfia152 Little League® Baseball and Softball Pleased to See Overall Interest in Sport Increase, According to SFIA Report

According to the annual report produced by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) released last month, participation in baseball in the United States has shown a significant increase in 2016.
phmc152 World of Little League® Museum Earns Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Grant

The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will receive a $6,144 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Grant to offset programming, operating, and administrative costs before June 30, 2018.
congress-logo152 One Year To Congress: Little League® International Looks Ahead at 2018 Congress in New Orleans

With one year to go until the Opening Ceremonies of the 27th Little League® International Congress at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, La., Little League is looking forward to bringing volunteers from around the world together from January 19-22, 2018.
ernie-lewis152 Little League® International Remembers Ernie Lewis, Former California District 4 Administrator, Past-Member of International Board of Directors

Little League® International mourns the passing of Ernie Lewis, former California District 4 Administrator, who also served as a member of Little League International Board of Directors and International Advisory Board. He was 95.
museum-costume152 World of Little League® Museum to Host Halloween Costume Contest During Last Two Weekends in October
The World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store will host a Halloween costume contest for two weekends – Oct. 21-22 and Oct. 28-29 – where participants will have the opportunity to win prizes in 10 categories.
perfect-game-goodwin152 First Ever Little League® “Perfect-Perfect” Game Ball on Display at the World of Little League® Museum
What is believed to be the first ever “perfect-perfect” game in Little League Baseball® history came almost 63 years ago, on July 14, 1954, when Donn Goodwin, then a 12-year-old pitcher in the Back Mountain Little League of Dallas, Pa., struck out every batter he faced.