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2021 Little League® World Series and Regional Tournament update

Little League® International honors the memory of Mike Lucky, Texas District 8 Administrator. He was 68. Mr. Lucky, a native of Dallas, Texas, was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in Dallas. He later studied Computer Science at the University of Texas, attaining a Bachelor of Science degree. Joining Little League as a volunteer […]

Little League® Photo Contest Opens June 6

Set to launch on the 82nd anniversary of the first Little League game on June 6, the 2021 Little League Photo Contest will run through 9 p.m. ET on August 1 in celebration of the exciting return of Little League in communities all around the world. Those interested in submitting their photos for this year’s […]

Little League® Graduates Set for the 2021 Women’s College World Series

More than 30 graduates of the Little League Softball® program will be heading to the USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to compete on the biggest stage of college softball at the 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s College World Series (WCWS) starting on June 3. Since 1974, the Little League Softball program has […]

2021 Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship Winners Announced

For nearly 30 years, Little League® International has honored the memory of its founder through the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship, awarding outstanding high school seniors in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, with financial assistance to support the pursuit of their higher education. While the traditional in-person recognition was canceled for the second year due to the […]

  Little League® International remembers Ronald Wehrle, former New York District 10 Administrator. He was 81. Mr. Wehrle, a native of Utica, New York, was a graduate of New Hartford (N.Y.) High School, and served in the United States Marine Corp. Professionally, he was employed by the Town of New Hartford’s Highway Department. With his […]

Updated Guidance on Patches for 2021 Tournament Play

Dear District and League Officials, As we are preparing for the Little League® International Tournament to begin in communities throughout the United States, the Little League International Tournament Committee has received multiple inquiries regarding if the Little League Official Patch are required to be on Tournament Team uniforms. As you may be aware, for the […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Robert Rodriquez Flores, Jr., Texas District 15 Administrator. He was 57. Mr. Flores, a native of Houston, was elected as Texas District 15 Administrator in October of 2020, after serving five years on the district staff. Prior to volunteering at the district level, he was a local league […]

Two Iconic Brands Hit the Field as Ball Park® Buns and Little League® Announce New Partnership to Support Little Leaguers®

With excitement building around baseball and softball returning to fields this spring, Ball Park® Buns is proud to announce an official partnership with Little League® Baseball and Softball, becoming the Official Hot Dog and Hamburger Bun of the Little League World Series. Ball Park Buns and Little League are teaming up to encourage everyone to […]

Little League® International remembers Higinio Vélez, President of the Cuban Baseball Federation. He was 74. Mr. Vélez, born in Songo La Maya, Santiago, was a highly successful and respected baseball manager. He debuted as manager of the Cuban National Team at the 1987 Pan American Games and managed the Cuban National Team that won the […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Mitch Ball, a longtime Little League Canada umpire, who officiated games in the 2002 Little League Baseball® World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He was 47. Mr. Ball, a resident of Coaldale, Alberta, Canada, began his volunteer service to Little League as a junior umpire in Lethbridge, Alberta. Years […]