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Little Leaguer - July

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Volume 29 - Issue No. 7, June 2011

Little League Graduate, Who Earned Military's Highest Honor, Will be 2011 Hall of Excellence Enshrinee

Television Coverage to Showcase Little League International Tournament

Army Pfc. Ross McGinnis, a graduate of Knox (Pa.) Little League, will be posthumously enshrined in the Little League Hall of Excellence during LLB World Series.

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

New Hampshire Little Leaguer Named Good Sport of the Year

Fred Lewers Named Little League Volunteer of the Year

Rye (N.H.) Little League player Colton Bullard has been selected as the recipient of the 2011 Little League Good Sport of the Year Award.

Florida resident Fred Lewers has spent 50 years in various positions with Little League Baseball and Softball, all as a local league volunteer.

"The Perfect Game" Is Coming to DVD,
Blu-ray in August

Little League Urban Initiative has Another Successful Jamboree Season

This August, Image Entertainment plans to release 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.

After holding four successful state Urban Initiative Jamborees in 2010, this year the program was expanded to include seven events.

Four Little Leaguers Earn Urban Initiative Baseball Camp Scholarship

Hilton Wants You to Help Your Favorite Play Make it to the Finals

As recipients of the second annual scholarship, the winners will receive round-trip transportation and free tuition to the Little League Baseball Camp in South Williamsport, Pa.

There are 11 more "Finalist" spots up for grabs in the Hilton HHonors Little League Play of the Week promotion, a video contest celebrating the excitement and achievements of Little League. Vote daily until July 27th for your favorite and tell your friends to vote too.

Let Hilton Worldwide Ease Your Travel Costs This Summer

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

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.


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

Douglas Galler Named Assistant Director of Little League's Southwestern Region

Little League Graduate Derek Jeter Hits 3,000

Douglas Galler has been named the Assistant Director of Little League's Southwestern Region. One of five Little League regional offices in the U.S., the George W. Bush Little League Leadership Training Center is located in Waco, Texas.

Little League International extends its congratulations to New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter on achieving one of the most significant milestones in baseball - his 3,000th hit as a Major Leaguer.

Little League International Provides Latest Updates on Bat Moratorium

The Golden Bucket Award: Little League International to Recognize Facebook Helpers

The latest aggregation of information on baseball bats in the various divisions of Little League provides the current list of approved composite bats and related information on bat moratorium.

The "Golden Bucket Award" is to be provided about once a month to one Little League Facebook fan, to symbolically recognize their contributions to the site.

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