Month: September 2016

By Allison Duffy-Davis He’s just 24 years old, but since April 2015, Kris Bryant has made his Major League debut, played in an All-Star Game, carried Chicago to the NLCS and won the NL Rookie of the Year Award. Oh, and did we mention that after all this he got engaged to his high school […]

I Went From a Complainer to Concession Stand Manager

Throughout last season, I was one of those parents who regularly complained. I wasn’t over-the-top at all, and tried to act as courteous and professional as I could. That said, I expressed my feelings whenever I thought it was necessary. And, I thought it was necessary quite often. I shared my thoughts on how I […]

Ryan Teixeira, a baseball player at Colorado Mesa University who served as a volunteer buddy for the Grand Junction (Colo.) Little League Challenger Division® team at the 2016 Little League Baseball® World Series Challenger Exhibition Game, is currently facing a challenge of his own as he was recently diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia […]

The Little League Challenger Division® provides thousands of intellectually and physically disabled children with the opportunity to play Little League® in a fun, social environment. Over the last decade, one of the Challenger Division’s primary champions has been Dr. Darrell Burnett, whose tenure as a member of the Little League Board of Directors is coming to […]

The World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Storecongratulates seven-year-old Robert Long of Northumberland, Pa., for winning the grand prize in the 2016 Susquehanna River Valley Heritage Alliance Time Traveler’s Passport Program. For the first time in 2016, the World of Little League® was one of 12 participating locations in the passport program. The […]

  For the last 67 years, baseball fans of every age have had the opportunity to listen to a man who has helped cultivate the game through his iconic voice. Little League® International joins the entire sporting community in thanking Vin Scully for his dedication to the sport of baseball, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and […]

Less than a month after playing in the 2016 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game in South Williamsport, Pa., against Colorado District 1 Little League Challenger Division (Grand Junction, Colo.), the Camp Hill (Pa.) Little League Challenger Baseball Team was invited by U.S. Congressman Scott Perry and U.S. Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania to come […]

Following another wonderful summer season and the 2016 Little League Baseball® World Series, The World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store will be closed for painting and other maintenance starting on Monday, September 26, and reopen on Saturday, October 1 at 9 a.m. During this time, visitors are welcome to stop by the […]

John Boyd of London, England, was officially nominated for election as the Europe and Africa Representative to the Little League International Board of Directors as determined via an e-mail vote. Upon approval, Mr. Boyd, who has been involved with Little League for 30 years, will assume his seat at the November 2016 Board of Directors […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Lieutenant Colonel Alonso Perez Gonzalez, President of the Mexican Baseball Federation (FEMEBE). He was 72. A native of Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Mr. Perez Gonzalez was a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the Mexican Army who served as the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) First Vice President and was […]