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The Little League® A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Reaches Record 94% Participation in 2019

We are thrilled to announce that 94% of all local Little League® programs in the United States participated in the Little League A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) in 2019. Little League International greatly appreciates each of the local and district volunteers for their tireless efforts on behalf of the players, families, fans, and their communities […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Mike Cook, a veteran volunteer umpire, who officiated in the 2016 Little League® Baseball World Series in Williamsport, Pa. He was 58. Mr. Cook, a native of Clarksburg, W. Va., and resident of Bridgeport, W. Va., was a Little League umpire for more than 30 years. On his […]

Your Voice: Answers to Questions About Tournament Play and Fall Ball

Your Voice is a way for readers to share questions with us, and an opportunity for Little League® to provide some important information and guidance. We are excited about our continued conversations, and, as always, we invite you to share your thoughts, suggestions, and questions to parents@LittleLeague.org. Justin from Pennsylvania – Is it fair to the children […]

Little League® Graduates Ready to Compete at the 2019 MLB All-Star Game

More than 20 Little League® graduates will be heading to Cleveland this July to represent their teams in the 2019 MLB All-Star Game Festivities on July 7-9. From the excitement of the All-Star Futures Game on Sunday, to the T-Mobile Home Run Derby on Monday, and ultimately the 2019 MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, some […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Clarence Louis Baity, a player on the 1947 “Maynard Midgets,” the first Little League Baseball® World Series Championship team from Williamsport, Pa. He was 85. Born and raised in Williamsport, Pa., Mr. Baity was a player in the Maynard Little League, one of the first local leagues chartered […]

Growing the Game of Baseball Throughout Europe and Africa Region

Soccer. Basketball. Hockey. Cricket. These might all be sports easily identified as popular in Europe, but the players from the 16 teams who competed in the 2018 Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa Region Tournament in Kutno, Poland, may disagree. With the rapid development of baseball in Europe over the last few years, Little League […]

British Little Leaguers® Show Support for MLB London Series

While most people think of cricket, rugby, and soccer when they hear about sports in London, Little Leaguers® from the United Kingdom are excited to see the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees head across the Atlantic for the MLB London Series on June 29-30, 2019. The MLB London Series will mark the first […]

Arlington (Texas) Southwest Little League Named 2019 Carl E. Stotz Little League® Community Award Winner

Small-town atmosphere in a big city. That’s how members of the community view the culture and tradition that has been created around the local fields of the Arlington (Texas) Southwest Little League complex. For their dedication to the community, their commitment to the players and volunteers in their program, and the values displayed each and […]

A Season to Remember: Mamie Johnson Little League

Mamie Johnson Little League made headlines last year after becoming the first predominantly African-American team to win the Washington D.C., Little League Championship, defeating the Capitol Hill Little League, 14-7. While that championship win was certainly impressive, and made news across the United States, it was the impact the league had on others throughout their […]

Underdogs Reunited: Trumbull (Conn.) Little League Returns to Williamsport for 30-Year Anniversary

It may have been 30 years since the team from Trumbull, Connecticut, won the 1989 Little League Baseball® World Series, but the legacy of that small-town team has continued to resonate throughout the community year after year. This year, in celebration of their 30th anniversary, members of that 1989 Trumbull (Conn.) National Little League team […]