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Little Leaguer - August

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Volume 29 - Issue No. 8, August 2011

Little League International Mourns the Passing of Howard Paster, President of the Little League Foundation

Youth Baseball Pitching Study Shows Overuse is Primary Cause of Arm Injuries

Little League International mourns the passing of one of its greatest friends, Howard Paster.

A five-year study found that the primary cause of arm injuries in youth baseball players was overuse; no increased risk of arm injury was due to breaking pitches.

Television Coverage to Showcase Little League International Tournament

Karen Smith Selected as 2011 Little League Mom of the Year

The Little League Baseball and Softball International Tournament will feature 69 televised games throughout the month of August.

Karen Smith is just one of several million moms around the world, but she may be the epitome of the Little League mom.

Parents of Philadelphia Phillies' Outfielder Shane Victorino Chosen as 2011 Little League Parents of the Year

Kerry Cobb 2011 Howard and Gail Paster Little League Urban Initiative Award Winner

Mike and Joycelyn Victorino, parents of Philadelphia Phillies' outfielder Shane Victorino, will be honored as the 2011 recipients of the George and Barbara Bush Little League Parents of the Year Award.

Kerry Cobb has been selected as the recipient of the 2011 Howard and Gail Paster Little League Urban Initiative Volunteer of the Year.

Thomas Taycher Is Little League's 2011 Challenger Award Winner

"The Perfect Game" Released
on DVD, Blu-ray

Thomas Taycher has been selected as recipient of the 2011 Little League' Challenger Award.

Image Entertainment has released on DVD and Blu-ray, The Perfect Game, a moving tale of "the little giants" who became the first international team to win the Little League Baseball World Series.

Little League Continues Long-Standing Relationship with Active

Let Hilton Worldwide Ease Your Travel Costs This Summer

For 10 years, Active Network has been a corporate partner of Little League Baseball and Softball, and recently extended is working relationship.


Hilton Worldwide, the Official Hotel Partner of Little League Baseball and Softball, is proud and committed to support the world's largest youth sports organization. By booking online, at: HHonors.com/LittleLeague Hilton HHonors® members will receive 15 percent off their hotel stays. Enroll today, at: HHonors.com/LittleLeague.

Pro Football Hall of Fame Memorabilia Makes Up New Exhibit at Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum

World Series Pin to Benefit Little League Relay for Life Team

More than 50 pieces of professional football history comprise "Diamonds to Gridirons: Little Leaguers in the NFL." The exhibition will be unveiled June 18 as part of the museum's open house on the same day.

A pin specially-designed for the Little League Baseball World Series will benefit the Relay for Life Team at Little League International in South Williamsport, Pa.

ESPN'S Doug Glanville: Revisiting My Little League Roots

Little League Urban Initiative Baseball Camp Scholarship Recipients Enjoy Visit to Little League International

Doug Glanville is a former Major Leaguer Baseball player, and current ESPN baseball analyst. He has provided color commentary for ESPN's coverage of the 2011 Little League International Tournament.

A trio of Little Leaguers, who are playing baseball through their home league's participation in the Little League Urban Initiative, enjoyed the rewards of receiving scholarships to Little League Baseball Camp.

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