Welcome to Little League® - Baseball, Softball and Challenger
Translate:

Partners & Offers

Active Ad All and Snuggle Ad BombPop Ad BBFactory Ad Chiquita Banana Dudley Easton Ad Eteamz Ad ilead177 Gatorade Honda Kelloggs Musco Ad New Era Oakley Russell Ad Sams Club SKLZ SBFactory Ad Spalding Subway

2008

  • Pieces of Our Past: September 2008Mike Schmidt is a hall of famer who helped power the Philadelphia Phillies to the 1980 Major League Baseball World Series championship, but few know where the slugging third baseman got his start.
  • Pieces of Our Past: October 2008 - Week 1Mr. Keyes was the only newspaper reporter to cover all of the Little League World Series until his death on Dec. 11, 1988. In fact, he was instrumental in helping Little League’s founder, Carl E. Stotz, devise the name for what has become the largest youth sports organization in the world through his column “Sun Rays.”
  • Pieces of Our Past: October 2008 - Week 3Mr. Costner, a former Little Leaguer in California who was inducted into the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum Hall of Excellence in 2000, hopes his morale-boosting song will help the Rays all of the way to the 2008 Major League Baseball World Series championship. The Rays are leading the Boston Red Sox, three games to two in the 2008 American League Championship.
  • Pieces of Our Past: October 2008 - Week 4Most baseball fans are familiar with the ceremonial singing of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame,” during the seventh-inning stretch at Major League Baseball games, but many Little League fans do not know that Little League founder Carl E. Stotz wrote a similar ode to Little League.
  • Pieces of Our Past: October 2008 - Week 5An “official Little League” baseball bearing a stamped signature of Little League founder Carl E. Stotz is among the newest additions to the collection at the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum in Williamsport, Pa.
  • Piece of Our Past: November Week 1Meet Griswold. Several months ago, the soft, cuddly bear puppet moved into the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum in Williamsport, Pa.
  • Pieces of Our Past: November Week 2Teams that reach the Little League World Series often have a good luck charm, since most admit having some luck go their way on the road to Williamsport. Some teams have lucky haircuts. Some teams have lucky clothing, but one team had a lucky “beast.”
  • Pieces of Our Past: November Week 3As a child, Dale E. Straub lived a long fly ball away from the Little League International complex in South Williamsport, Pa. In the early 1970s, he worked mowing grass and helping to keep the grounds at Little League International in pristine condition.
  • Pieces of Our Past: November Week 4Baseball – particularly Little League Baseball – is steeped in Guam’s proud heritage.
  • Pieces of Our Past: December Week 2Mementos of the Philadelphia Phillies memorable march to the 2008 Major League Baseball World Series championship were donated to the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum by the Phillies organization.
  • Pieces of Our Past: December Week 3It is no secret that umpires play and important role in Little League, particularly during the Little League World Series. Little League volunteer Betty Speziale can appreciate just such a responsibility, as the first woman to umpire World Series games in Williamsport, Pa.
  • Pieces of Our Past: December Week 4Thirteen was a lucky number for Samuel Cooksey when he played in the 1953 Little League World Series at Original Field in Williamsport.