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Sam Ranck Elevated to Little League® Senior Director of Strategy and Development

Little League® International is pleased to announce the elevation of Sam Ranck to Senior Director of Strategy and Development, effective January 1, 2023. In addition to this new role, Mr. Ranck will also continue to oversee the operations and development of the Little League Challenger Division®. “On behalf of all of us at Little League […]

Ryan Osadchy Named Little League® Video Production Assistant

Little League® International is pleased to announce the addition of Ryan Osadchy as its new Video Production Assistant, effective as of December 5, 2022. “We are thrilled to welcome Ryan to our team here in Williamsport and look forward to bringing on his skills and expertise as we continue to enhance our video production efforts,” […]

Little League® International remembers Gary York, a Little League Southeast Region volunteer and umpire for more than 20 years, who officiated games in the 2017 Little League Softball® World Series in Portland, Oregon. He was 59. Mr. York, a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, resided in Lakemont, Georgia, at the time of his passing. After graduating […]

Hannah James Promoted to Little League® Video Production Manager

Little League® International is pleased to announce the promotion of Hannah James to Video Production Manager, effective January 1, 2023. “Hannah has helped bring our video production efforts to the next level over the past few years, and we look forward to her continued efforts as we help bring the story of Little League to […]

Free Rulebook App, Tournament Mandatory Play Highlight Updates and Rule Changes for 2023 Little League® Season

As the 2022 calendar year comes to a close, Little League® International has announced the updates and changes to its Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Operating Policies for the 2023 season. These changes were reviewed by the Little League International Board of Directors at its annual meeting on Friday, November 11, 2022, hosted by Major […]

Jason Vereneau Joins Little League® East Region Staff as Assistant Director

Little League® International is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Vereneau as its new East Region Assistant Director, based at the A. Bartlett Giamatti Little League Leadership Training Center in Bristol, Connecticut, effective as of December 5, 2022. Mr. Vereneau will work alongside fellow East Region Assistant Director, Taylor Lipinski, and report to East […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Robert “Bobby” Veleta, Jr., who was a Southeast Region volunteer umpire for 27 years, and twice officiated games at the Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa (EA) Region Tournament played in Kutno, Poland. He was 66. Mr. Veleta’s volunteer service to the Little League program began with the […]

Little League® International remembers Alan Parnacott, former Ohio District 4 Administrator. He was 73. A native of Massillon, Ohio, Mr. Parnacott began his service to the Little League program with Massillon Little League. After years of volunteering on the local league level as a coach and umpire, and in support of the Little League Challenger […]

Dugout Earns 2022 Mascot Hall of Fame Award for Greatest Community Impact

Dugout, the official mascot of Little League® Baseball and Softball, was named the winner of the 2022 Mascot Hall of Fame Award for corporate mascot with the greatest community impact. Coming off the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series in August, Dugout was proud to be surrounded by fans […]

Little League® Graduates Shine in 2022 MLB World Series and Postseason Awards

From the biggest moments throughout the playoffs, to hoisting the Commissioner’s Trophy, Little League® graduates shined in the spotlight during the 2022 MLB Postseason, including making their mark in the record books throughout the World Series. With the Houston Astros taking home the 2022 Commissioner’s Trophy, Dusty Baker made history as the oldest manager to […]