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MLB and Little League® Expand Relationship with Joint Sponsorship Agreement

Teams from Massachusetts, Canada to Play in 2019 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game at the LLBWS

Each summer during Championship Saturday of the Little League Baseball® World Series, two local Little League Challenger Division® programs are given the unique opportunity to play in a once-in-a-lifetime game on Volunteer Stadium in the Little League Challenger Division Exhibition Game. Featured in this year’s game will be Massachusetts District 12 Challenger Little League and […]

Exclusive Open House Set for Saturday, April 6 at the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store

On Saturday, April 6, visitors of the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, will have the unique opportunity to participate in behind-the-scenes tours of the Little League® International complex as part of the annual Open House event. “With the MLB season officially underway at the end of March, our annual […]

Two Little League® World Series Coaches Win Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach Awards

Two iconic coaches from the 2018 Little League® World Series were recently recognized for their dedication to youth sports as winners of the 2019 National Double-Goal Coach® Award by the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). Gerald Oda, manager of the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series Champion Honolulu (Hawaii) Little League team, and Antonio Roman, coach […]

MLB and Little League® Expand Relationship with Joint Sponsorship Agreement

To continue their combined efforts to enhance the games of baseball and softball, Major League Baseball will collaborate on sponsorship sales and management with Little League International In an expanded effort to grow the games of baseball and softball around the world, Little League® International and Major League Baseball have announced an expansion to their […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Peter Vardakas, former Pennsylvania Assistant District 22 Administrator. Mr. Vardakas, a resident of Plymouth Township, Pa., was a coach, and later President of Plymouth (Pa.) Little League. He volunteered as a Pennsylvania District 22 Assistant District Administrator and an assistant tournament director for many years. In total, he […]

Little League® Graduates Gear Up For 2019 MLB Opening Day

This March, more than 100 Little League® graduates will step out of the dugout and take the field as Major League Baseball opens up the 2019 season. The first taste of regular-season action comes with the Japan Opening Series in Tokyo as the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics square off at the Tokyo Dome for […]

Thousands of Little Leaguers® to Enjoy Unique Experiences at 2019 Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees

Over the next few months, more than a thousand Little Leaguers in metropolitan areas and underserved communities across the United States will have the unique opportunity to participate in a Little League® Urban Initiative Jamboree. Established in 2004, the Little League Urban Initiative Jamboree offers boys and girls across the nation participating in Little League […]

I Pushed My Son to Play Little League® Past His Enjoyment

My son was such a cute, little Tee Baller. He loved going out there and running around. I loved watching him and taking photos. It was just so adorable. Then, all the sudden, he was in the Minor Divisions. He still liked the game, but it became clear that he wasn’t going to be a […]

Jessie Lahr Named Administrative Assistant for the Little League® Risk Management Department

Little League® International has officially announced the hiring of Jessie Lahr as the Administrative Assistant for the Risk Management Department. “We are honored to welcome Jessie to our team here in Williamsport and are looking forward to her support in providing our local leagues all around the world with a meaningful and memorable experience,” said […]

Cuban Baseball Federation Aligns with Little League® International to Develop Youth Baseball Throughout Cuba

Partnership will affiliate 170 Cuban youth programs for children 4 to 12 years old with Little League Baseball and include Little League International Tournament participation for 2019. Little League® International announced today that the Cuban Baseball Federation (CBF) has aligned its youth baseball program for children 4 to 12 years old with Little League Baseball®. […]