Month: January 2017

  Little League® Baseball and Softball congratulates legendary sports broadcaster and notable Little League graduate, Brent Musburger, on an illustrious career in sports broadcasting. Mr. Musburger, who served as a Little League Baseball® World Series broadcaster for 15 years, including each tournament from 2000-2011, announced that he will be ending his play-by-play career with ABC/ESPN at the […]

Little League® Celebrates 31st Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day with Month-long Campaign

Little League® participates in national effort to promote expanding opportunities for girls and women in sports. In coordination with the 31st Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) celebrated on February 1, Little League® Baseball and Softball will be spending the month of February recognizing and celebrating the important role females play in […]

In October 2016, tragedy struck the East Coast in the form of Hurricane Matthew, leaving up to 18 inches of rain across the state of North Carolina, but for Greenville Little League, it was the game of baseball that brought the community back together to rebuild. From the first week in March until the Little […]

Little League® International has officially unveiled the logos that will be used for each of its seven World Series events during the 2017 Little League International Tournament games. This summer, hundreds of thousands of baseball and softball players from around the world will compete to represent their communities in the Little League World Series where they will […]

Top submissions will be featured in the 2017 Little League World Series Programs. Starting in December 2016, Little League® launched a digital campaign known as “Tee Ball Tuesday” that highlights the Fun, Fitness, and Fundamentals of the Little League Tee Ball Program. As part of the campaign, Little League is asking parents, coaches, and other volunteers to share […]

Little League® International welcomed the addition of four new members to its headquarters staff. Embracing a variety of roles and responsibilities, these new team members play an integral role in ensuring that millions of children have a meaningful Little League experience in communities around the world. Joining Little League are: Grace Christenson, Sponsorship and Marketing […]

Little League® Names Angela Garcia Southwestern Region Director

Angela Garcia, former Coordinator, Junior Competition at the United States Tennis Association (USTA), has been named Little League® Southwestern Region Director. Ms. Garcia will join Little League in early February at its Southwestern Region Headquarters, located at the George W. Bush Little League Center in Waco, Texas. “Angela’s experience working for the USTA, combined with her […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Harold “Bud” Vanderberg, member of the Little League International Board of Directors, retired Michigan 2 District Administrator, and former Tournament Director of the Little League, Senior League, and Big League Softball World Series. He was 92. Mr. Vanderberg, a native of Millwood, in the city of Kalamazoo, Mich., […]

  With one year to go until the Opening Ceremonies of the 27th Little League® International Congress at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, La., Little League is looking forward to bringing volunteers from around the world together from January 19-22, 2018. Held every four years, the Little League International Congress is the largest gathering […]

In early December of 2016, Baylor University announced the hiring of Matt Rhule, former head coach at Temple University, as the 27th head coach of the Bears program. However for the former Little League® graduate, there is a piece of his life that extends well past the sidelines of McLane Stadium. Rhule, who grew up playing […]