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The Parent Connection - January


My Little League® Registration Memories

Throughout the year, The Parent Connection will share first-person stories written by Little League® parents. Here is a wonderful account from a dedicated Little League® volunteer and parent on his positive experiences with decades of registrations, and how Little League® provided an opportunity to enhance the parent / child relationship. Click here to read more

Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Little League®

Interestingly, the founder of Little League®, Carl E. Stotz was never a Little League Parent. In 1938, he had the idea to start Little League® while playing catch with his nephews. The next year, on June 6, 1939, Mr. Stotz organized the first Little League® game, where he managed the Lycoming Dairy team.
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Questions for Parents to Ask During Registration

In last month’s The Parent Connection, we shared some questions you might consider prior to heading to registration. This month, we’d like to recommend questions to ask while you are actually there. Keep in mind, registration is a great opportunity to introduce yourself to and interact with local league officials.
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From Little League® to Hall of Fame with a Special Parent Connection

While Little League® is more about developing major league people, not major league players, there are many pro players who got their start in Little League®. And, there are past Little Leaguers® who have gone to even greater heights – induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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The New Little League® Boundary Rule – What You Need to Know

Growing up, many kids are directly influenced by family, school and sports. Recognizing that families are most happy when the children are playing and having fun with their friends, Little League® Baseball and Softball decided to adjust its league eligibility requirements to allow them to play Little League®...
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