Division: Baseball

What Teams Can Expect at the 2021 Little League® Region and World Series Tournaments

Having the opportunity to play at a Little League® Baseball or Softball Region and World Series tournament is, for many, a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The ongoing challenges the world faces due to the coronavirus pandemic will make the 2021 iterations of these iconic events unlike any other year. For those teams that get the opportunity of […]

Steps for Completing the Little League® International Tournament Affidavit

Follow these steps and guidance to complete the Little League® International Tournament Affidavit through the Little League Data Center. Have on hand the following items to complete the process: Three or more documents to determine residency of the parent(s) or legal guardian (court-appointed) or a document to support school attendance/enrollment for each player named on […]

Little League® Brings the Child Out in Local Coach, Parent

By Nick Fathergill For volunteers like Sean Cenawood, who has coached his 10-year-old son, James, for the past six years in Great Neck (N.Y.) Little League on Long Island, the Little League® experience has been one that has made just as much of an impact on him as it has on his players. The first […]

2020 Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa Region Tournament Dates and Field Announced

The field for the 2020 Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa Region Tournament was officially announced as 12 teams will take the field in Kutno, Poland, on July 19-26. Based on the results of the 2019 tournament, the 10 countries who will receive an automatic bid into the 2020 Little League Baseball Europe and Africa […]

Hey, Blue! – Does My Pitcher Get 85 Pitches Per Arm?

This month, we will explain and outline a manager’s parameters for utilizing a player who could pitch effectively with both arms (ambidextrous). The situation described below is dictated by the thresholds established by Little League Pitch Count Regulation; and is applicable in all divisions of Little League Baseball®. Situation: In a Major Division baseball game, […]

World Championship Game Shows Inspired Aspirations Are More Important than the Outcome

By Will Desautelle and Ethan Roy With two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning, Curley Martha, the hero for Curacao against Japan in the International Championship, stepped up to the plate against Louisiana pitcher Egan Prather with his team trailing, 8-0. Prather began the at-bat having thrown 76 pitches on the afternoon. After […]

Martha’s Mastery Drives Curacao to Brink of a World Championship

By Ethan Roy After falling 4-0 to South Korea in the second round of the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series, Curaçao’s bats woke up, as the Caribbean Region Champions from Pabao Little League outscored their opponents 22-6 in three straight elimination games. In order to topple the perennially talented Japan Region Champion, that offensive […]

An Historic Day at the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series

By Will Desautelle In case you missed it, the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series Final Four is set after Curacao defeated South Korea, 5-3; and Louisiana extended its win streak to four games with a 10-0 thrashing of Virginia. Curacao will take on Japan in the International Championship, while Louisiana will look to turn […]

LLBWS Fans “Adopt” Latin America Region Champs, Make Venezuelan Little Leaguers Feel at Home

By Will Desautelle Cacique Mara Little League of Maracaibo, Venezuela received a loud ovation from a large crowd of supporters as they exited the field at Lamade Stadium for the final time in the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series. They bowed to the Curaçao fans sitting along the third baseline and then made their […]

Resilient Rhode Island Team Making Barrington Faithful, New England Region Proud

Ethan Roy With their appearance this year, Barrington Little League of Rhode Island became the fifth Rhode Island team in the last six years to represent the New England Region at the Little League Baseball® World Series. This year marks Barrington’s first trip to Williamsport. In the opening round, Rhode Island did not record a […]