Month: March 2017

I Pushed My Son to Play Like His Brother and Pushed Them Both too Hard

Three years separate my sons. My oldest, Drew, graduated from the Little League® program last year. Our league doesn’t have a division beyond Majors, so he’s playing for a few other teams in the area. He’s doing great there, just like he did during his Little League days. As a Little Leaguer®, he played up […]

Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, Ind., will host the Little League Baseball and Little League Softball Tournaments in 2017. With the recent sale of the former Little League Central Region Headquarters in Indianapolis, Little League® International has officially announced the Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, Ind., as the location for the 2017 Little League Baseball® and Little […]

In 2012, Gloversville (N.Y.) Little League® was looking to shake up its league and find new, innovative ways to give the boys and girls in their community a great Little League experience. What they found was Little League’s new Tee Ball Program. Now, more players than ever are playing and learning the fun, fitness, and fundamentals […]

Ashlea Nash Named Little League® Central Region Assistant Director

Manchester University graduate joins Central Region Director, Nina Johnson-Pitt, on staff at the Central Region Headquarters. Little League® International has officially announced Ashlea Nash as the Central Region Assistant Director, joining Central Region Director, Nina Johnson-Pitt, as the newest full-time member of Little League Baseball and Softball. “Ashlea’s work and volunteer experience within the areas surrounding […]

More than 65 WBC players got their start in the sport at local Little League programs around the world.   For more than 65 confirmed Little League® graduates, playing in the World Baseball Classic (WBC) serves as a chance for these now-professional all-stars from around the world to show off their national pride, baseball prowess, and the inner-Little […]

Matt Williams was recently on the mound in front of 44,000 screaming fans in Tokyo Dome. While pitching for Australia in the 2017 World Baseball Classic(WBC), and having a five-year stint in the Minnesota Twins organization are impressive career accomplishments, it is watching Little Leaguers® grow as players and people in his native land that really […]

Little League® International remembers Bill Webb, a former Director of ABC Television’s “Wide World of Sports.” He was 70. Mr. Webb a native of West Orange, N.J., directed several ABC Sports productions from 1988 to 1996, including “Wide World of Sports.” It was with the Wide World of Sports where Mr. Webb became connected with Little League®, through his […]

MLB Players to Attend Little League Games during the Day; Little Leaguers® and Their Families to Attend Major League Game at Renovated Bowman Field at Night as part of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball Little League® International is excited to welcome the Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals to the Little League Baseball® World Series […]

Eight Jamborees will be held in six different states across the United States from April through June. Little League® Baseball and Softball is excited to announce the official dates and locations of its eight Little League Urban Initiative Jamborees for 2017, held at six different states throughout the United States between April and June. Established in 2004, […]

Visitors will get exclusive access to the Dr. Creighton J. Hale International Grove, Volunteer Stadium, and Howard J. Lamade Stadium   Visitors to the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, on Saturday, April 1, will have the unique opportunity to participate in behind-the-scenes tours of the Little League® International complex. As […]