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The 20 Girls Who Have Made Little League Baseball® World Series History

Little League® International honors the memory of former Virginia District 13 Administrator Donald Baker. He was 83. Mr. Baker, a native of Clintwood, Virginia, was widely recognized for his public service and as an influential figure in local, regional, and state politics. For 41 years, he was the Mayor of Clintwood, and a member of […]

Former Little League® Stars square Off in 2021 MLB Postseason

The 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season is officially complete, and more than 60 Little League® graduates are set to take the field in search of The Commissioner’s Trophy. Among the former Little Leaguers®, this year’s postseason class includes five Little League Baseball® World Series graduates and three former Senior League Baseball World Series […]

Little League® International Applauds Umpire Gerry Davis on His Milestone Achievement – 5,000th MLB Game

On Sunday, October 3, 2021, in a contest between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs, Veteran Major League Baseball (MLB) Umpire Gerry Davis, 68, made history by umpiring in his 5,000th career game. Mr. Davis has become closely affiliated with the Little League® program in recent years. First, through his involvement with the Little […]

World of Little League® Museum Set to Reopen on Weekends Starting October 16

After closing 18 months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, the World of Little League® Museum will officially reopen its doors to the public as it counts down to the celebration of the 75th Little League Baseball World Series in August 2022. Starting on Saturday, October 16, 2021, the Museum and its Official Store will […]

Little League® International remembers Terry R. “TR” Sloan, Jr., former Big League Baseball World Series Umpire Coordinator. He was 58. A native of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Mr. Sloan was a 1981 graduate of Aiken (S.C.) High School; and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Clemson University. His professional path led him to positions […]

Little League® International remembers the life and contributions of Wendle Stiber, former Connecticut District 3 Administrator and Connecticut Little League Director. He was 87. Mr. Stiber, a native of Waterbury, Connecticut, and resident of Naugatuck, Connecticut, at the time of his death, was a letter carrier for the United States Post Office. Beginning his Little […]

Local Little League® Programs Grateful for Pitch in for Baseball and Softball Donations

Since 2005, Little League® International has teamed up with Pitch In For Baseball & Softball (PIFBS) to help provide baseball and softball equipment to boys and girls around the world who want to play ball, but lack the equipment to do so. Over the past decade, PIFBS has distributed more than $9 million worth of […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Larry Bagwell, former Mayor of Easley, S.C. He was 84. Mr. Bagwell, a native of Pickens County, S.C., was a 1955 graduate of Easley High School. He earned a master’s degree from Clemson University and was a member of the Tigers baseball program that reached consecutive College Baseball […]

Brookfield (Ill.) National Little League Coach Inspires Little Leaguer® On Road to Recovery from Brain Injury

Becoming a Little League® volunteer means so much more than just signing up to take the field on game day and coach a group of children. It’s about helping to teach life lessons and build stronger individuals and communities through the game of baseball and softball, and for David Campbell, it also became a way […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Jim Gehron, the nephew of Little League Founder Carl E.  Stotz, and a player on the 1939 Lycoming Dairy team during the first season of Little League® in Williamsport, Pa. He was 89. Mr. Gehron was born and raised in Williamsport. He was a Little Leaguer® during the […]