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Important Safety Notice from Easton Regarding BLACK MAGIC 2.0 Catcher’s Helmets

On Friday, April 9, 2021, Little League and other youth baseball organizations, were informed that the Easton issued an important consumer SAFETY Notice regarding their BLACK MAGIC 2.0 catcher’s helmets for two reasons: (i) the metal “cage” or “face protector” on certain units may experience poor paint adhesion which causes a risk of paint particles […]

Little League® International Welcomes Rachel Duda as Financial Systems Analyst

Little League® International recently added a new member to its Headquarters staff in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, with the hiring of Rachel Duda as its Financial Systems Analyst. “Rachel is an exciting addition to the Little League team as we continue to develop the support for our local leagues and evolve our business operations,” said Andy […]

Little League® International Teams Up with Gerry Davis Sports

Gerry Davis Sports, owned and operated by Major League Baseball Crew Chief Gerry Davis, has been named the Official Umpire Uniform Provider of the Little League® World Series and an Approved Little League Licensee as part of a three-year agreement. “Gerry Davis has been a tremendous supporter of the Little League program these past few […]

Pitch Counts, Days Rest, and Why They Matter

With the 2021 season kicking off, Dr. Phillips Little League in Orlando, Florida, shared a conversation on the importance of arm safety between League President, Rob Clark, and James Parr, the league’s Coaching Coordinator and a former pitcher for the Atlanta Braves. Here is their interview: Rob Clark (RC): James, thanks for joining me today […]

Hundreds of Local Little League® Programs Receive Much Needed Equipment from The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation

Thanks to the support of The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation, more than 3,500 Little Leaguers® from nearly 400 local Little League® programs across the United States will have brand new equipment to use as they return to the field for the 2021 season. In the fall of 2020, local Little League programs in need had […]

Six Innings with Sophie Khidasheli, Little League® District Administrator and First Female Secretary General for the Georgian Baseball & Softball Federation

As the world’s largest youth sports organization, Little League® International relies on the dedication and commitment of its more than one million volunteers to grow the game and provide a memorable Little League experience to millions of children each year. Working with its highest-level volunteers, the District Administrators, along with national and global Baseball and […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Andrew LaTurner, a longtime Little League Central Region volunteer and umpire, who officiated games in the 2014 Little League Baseball® Intermediate 50/70 World Series in Livermore, California. He was 48. Mr. LaTurner, a resident of Garrett, Indiana, served as the Umpire-In-Chief for Parchment (Michigan) Little League and was […]

Six Innings with Kati Harmon, Little League® Nevada District 3 Administrator

As Little League® continues its celebration of Girls with Game, Nevada District 3 Administrator, Kati Harmon, shares her advice for other females and the importance of being involved as a Little League volunteer. Little League (LL): What motivated you to take on a leadership role within the Little League program? Kati Harmon (KH): Getting involved […]

Little League® International remembers Eduard Rapuano, Sr., a Little League East Region volunteer and umpire for 50 years, who officiated games in the 1990 Little League Baseball® World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He was 83. In 1988 and 1989, Mr. Rapuano umpired in the Senior League Baseball World Series played in Kalamazoo, Michigan. One year […]

Little League® Launches Lift Your League Virtual Fundraising Campaign

For the first time in its more than 80-year history, Little League® International is uniting the fundraising efforts of its local leagues across the United States through a newly launched virtual fundraising campaign known as Lift Your League. Running from March 15-31, 2021, Lift Your League  is focused on rallying communities together to provide financial […]