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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
playball152 Little League® Baseball and Softball Celebrates PLAY BALL Event at World of Little League Museum®

Despite severe weather in Williamsport that forced a cancellation of all outdoor activities, Little League® Baseball and Softball celebrated PLAY BALL Day with an exciting open house at the World of Little League® Museum.
byham152 Little League® International Remembers Bill Byham, Long-Time Little League Baseball® World Series Radio Announcer

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

Each month, Little League® International is providing a quick look at important information and events for the month ahead.
donnelly152 Little League® International Mourns the Passing of Thomas E. Donnelly

Little League® International mourns the passing of Thomas E. “Tom” Donnelly, longtime Manchester (N.H.) North Little League (MNLL) President, supporter of Little League’s A. Bartlett Giamatti Little League Leadership Training Center in Bristol, Conn., and namesake of the Thomas E. Donnelly Complex, home of MNLL. He was 83.
cigna152 Cigna Becomes Official Partner to Little League® Baseball and Softball

Global health service company Cigna (NYSE:CI) today announced it has become the Official Health Insurance Partner of Little League® Baseball and Softball, which include rights to the Little League Baseball® World Series, along with Little League’s six other baseball and softball World Series Tournaments, the largest and most respected youth sports tournament in the world. http://www.cigna.com/
Krissy Wendell-Pohl From Green Little League® Fields to Frozen Rinks

Several superb athletes have gotten their start on Little League® fields, and many have gone on to have great careers on the ice. Here are some Little League graduates who have achieved success in the world of hockey.
birch152 Little League® International Remembers California District 31 Administrator Larry Burch

Little League® International mourns the passing of Larry Burch, California District 31 Administrator.
stotz-winners152 10 Lycoming County High School Seniors Recognized as the 2017 Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship Recipients

At its annual luncheon on Thursday, May 18, Little League recognized the achievement of 10 Lycoming County High School Seniors, awarding a total of $13,000 in scholarship funds.
palermo152 Little League® International Mourns the Passing of Steve Palermo

bottle-program152 Longtime Little League® District Administrator Charlie Niles Raising Opioid Awareness One Plastic Bottle at a Time

Opioid addiction, which has been named one of the leading causes of accidental death in the United States by the Centers for Disease Control, has become an increasing issue over the last few years, and for longtime Little League® volunteer and District Administrator (D.A.), Charlie Niles, educating the youth about its dangers is being done one plastic bottle at a time.
things-to-know152 Things to Know From Little League®: May 2017

Each month, Little League® International is providing a quick look at important information and events for the month ahead.
CCL Little League Central Region Temporary Office Location

Please direct all mailings and physical deliveries to the new address, starting on May 1, 2017, until further notice.
Bertrum-Haag-152 Little League® International Remembers Bertrum Haag, A Member of Carl Stotz’s Founders Association

Little League® International mourns the passing of Bertrum “Bert” Haag, who was a member of Carl E. Stotz’s Little League Founders Association. He was 93.
confessions152 New Generation, Same Old Mistakes

I remember the day my son signed up my grandson, James, for Little League®. I was so excited. I brought out an old photo album, and showed James the pictures of his dad at practice and games. My wife took most of the photos back then because I was busy on the field helping to coach. I was a very hands-on father. Too much so my wife told me over the years when my son played. She made me promise to take more of a backseat with my grandson. I kept my promise.. for a while.
shea152 Little League® Canada Regional Director, Joe Shea, Awarded Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

Joe Shea, Little League® Canada Regional Director, was recently presented the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers, in recognition for his exceptional volunteer achievements to his community.
west-region-youth-umpire-clinic152 Little League® Umpires Offer Life Lessons Through Youth Umpire Schools

While Little League® is most commonly known for the stories of baseball and softball players on the field, it is the men and women in blue that often get to teach some of life’s most valuable lessons that are learned on and off the ballfield.
five-tee-ball-tales152 Five Great Little League® Tee Ball Tales

Little League® “Tee Ball Tuesday” highlights the fun, fitness, and fundamentals enjoyed by the youngest Little Leaguers® and their families. Beginning in the fall of 2016, Little League International asked parents, coaches, and other local league volunteers to share their “Tee Ball Tales” with us. Many wonderful tales have been submitted from all around the globe, and below, is a collection of some of the fun and unique moments that capture the essence of #TeeBallTales.
your-voice152 Your Voice: How to Feel Welcome at a New League, Tournament Eligibility Requirements, 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.
fields152 A Look at Some of Little League's Most Unique Facilities from Around the World

With 2.4 million children playing on Little League® fields around the world, there are thousands of communities that provide opportunities to their area children to play Little League Baseball and Softball on some unique fields. Here is an inside look at some of the most interesting Little League facilities from around the globe.
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.
museum-blue-star152 World of Little League® Museum Set to Participate in National Blue Star Museums Program
Starting on Memorial Day, the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, located at 525 U.S. 15, will be participating in the National Blue Star Museums Program, which provides free admission to families of those active military and veterans who provide proper identification.
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.