Month: June 2015

Little League® International mourns the passing of Mel Haas, former Washington District 13 Administrator. He was 88. Mr. Haas, a native of Aberdeen, Wash., was a founding member of Walla Walla (Wash.) Pacific Little League in 1956. In 50 years of volunteer service to the Little League program, he coached only one season in the […]

Little League® Baseball and Softball Announces Grow the Game Initiatives

Little League® Baseball and Softball today announced a $4 million plan to help local Little League programs grow the game in their communities by providing financial assistance to these programs to ensure that all children have the opportunity to have a meaningful Little League experience. The new initiative, called Grow the Game, is the result […]

For the first time in the three Little League Baseball Australia Region Championships, a team from the east coast will be representing Australia in Williamsport this summer. Cronulla Little League, located just south of Sydney, defeated Swan Hills Little League on Tuesday, June 9, 7-3, winning its way to the 2015 Little League Baseball® World […]

The 16 teams participating at the Little League Baseball® World Series come with their coaches, fans, and the dream of becoming the World Champions. Helping them through their journey, though, are a group of dedicated volunteer team hosts. These hosts were paired with their teams at the 2015 Little League Baseball World Series Luncheon on […]

Since the founding of Little League® in 1939, community support has been vital to not only Little League International, but also to the 7,000 local leagues around the world. A long-standing tradition at the Little League Baseball® World Series will be changed this year, as Little League will donate all proceeds from the “pass the […]

As part of Little League’s annual National Little League Week celebrations, the first-round pairings for the 2015 Little League Baseball® World Series are set. On Wednesday, June 10, at Little League Headquarters, members of the State College Little League Challenger Division and their buddies drew the U.S. and International Bracket match-ups that will take place on Thursday, […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Joseph Robinette “Beau” Biden III, son of Vice President Joseph Biden. A staunch supporter of Little League, Beau Biden, grew up playing Little League just north of Wilmington, Del. He served as the Attorney General of Delaware and was a Major in the Delaware Army National Guard. His […]