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Parent Confession: I Shouted Down My Daughter’s Softball Chants

I am a baseball guy. I’m still involved in recreation leagues. As a kid, I played Little League Baseball. My wife played Little League Softball. Our daughter is a good ball player and could have easily played baseball. I pushed her to do so, but she decided on softball. My wife was pleased. I was […]

Little League® International Adds Graphic Designer, Video Coordinator to Communications Staff

This spring, two new staff members joined the Little League International Communications Department, with Amy Brooks coming on board as a Graphic Designer and Hannah James being named Video Coordinator. “We are excited to welcome these two highly skilled professionals to our team, as we continue to work together to put together the best resources […]

Parent Confession: I Made My Kid Cry, Not Happy Tears

It was early in the season. School was still in. My son had a big game versus the other top team in our league. I am a very competitive person. My son, who was eleven at the time, isn’t, and it’s something I’ve struggled with. I always wanted him to have a little more fire […]

Your Voice: Answers to Questions and Misconceptions Parents Have About the Little League® International Tournament

For parents, grandparents, and guardians of Little Leaguers®, Your Voice is a way for you to share questions with Little League®, and an opportunity for us 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. – – […]

A Different Point of View: Persistence, Self-Awareness, Confidence Prevail as Teenager Takes on Umpiring

Taegen McCoy is 16 years old and a sophomore at Northern High School in Dillsburg, Pa. In many ways, she’s a typical high schooler. She enjoys playing the viola in the orchestra and competing on the women’s tennis team, and won the title of Farmer’s Fair Queen. One year ago, she added another activity to […]

Canadian Umpires Cross Border to Experience Unique Learning Opportunities; Foster Friendships at Umpire School

Annually, Little League® International holds a spring training for Little League Umpires. At the 2019 school, nearly 40 game officials from across the United States and Canada, made the trek to Williamsport, Pa., including 10 from various Canadian provinces. “We don’t have a regional school (in Canada), which makes it even more important that we […]

World of Little League® Museum Excited to Participate in 10th Annual National Blue Star Museums Program

Starting on Armed Forces Day (Saturday, May 18), the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store (525 U.S. 15, South Williamsport, Pa.) will be joining museums around the United States in the 10th Annual National Blue Star Museums Program, which provides free admission to families of those active military and veterans who provide proper identification. The […]

All Little League® World Series Games Set to Broadcast on ESPN Networks and ESPN+ for First Time

For the first time in the program’s history, every game in all seven divisions of the Little League World Series will be covered live on ESPN, ESPN+, ESPN2, or ABC; A total of 343 games scheduled to air live, with 261 exclusively on ESPN+ This summer, history will be made as every game in each […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Derrick Archer, Texas District 2 Administrator. He was 41. Mr. Archer, a native of Pampa, Texas, graduated from Pampas High School and attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Mr. Archer was self-employed, working in the lawn and landscaping profession. Involved in Pampa youth sports for many years, […]

‘Mother’s May’ Program to Grant Free Admission for Life to Mothers at the World of Little League® Museum

To help celebrate Mother’s Day this Spring, The World of Little League Museum and Official Store (525 U.S. 15, South Williamsport, Pa.) will be launching a new “Mother’s May” Program that will grant mothers visiting the Museum during the month of May with free admission for life. “Each year, we look to find ways to […]