Month: May 2017

Little League® International mourns the passing of Thomas E. “Tom” Donnelly, longtime Manchester (N.H.) North Little League (MNLL) President, supporter of Little League’s A. Bartlett Giamatti Little League Leadership Training Center in Bristol, Conn., and namesake of the Thomas E. Donnelly Complex, home of MNLL. He was 83. Born in Cambridge, Mass., Mr. Donnelly graduated […]

Several superb athletes have gotten their start on Little League® fields, and many have gone on to have great careers on the ice. Here are some Little League graduates who have achieved success in the world of hockey. Chris Drury (Trumbull Little League – Trumbull, Conn.)   Mr. Drury is perhaps the most famous Little […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Larry Burch, California District 31 Administrator. Mr. Burch, a resident of Oceanside, Calif., was elected as a District Administrator (D.A.) in 1995. He received his 20-year service pin in 2014, before stepping down as D.A. in September 2015. Mr. Burch served on The Little League International President’s Advisory […]

Little League® awards a total of $13,000 in scholarship funds to local high school students. Since 1994, Little League® International has honored the memory of its founder through the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship. At its annual luncheon on Thursday, May 18, Little League recognized the achievement of 10 Lycoming County High School Seniors, awarding […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Steve Palermo, former Major League Baseball (MLB) Umpire and recipient of Little League International’s William A. “Bill” Shea Little League Distinguished Graduate Award in 1992. He was 67. Born in Worcester, Mass., and raised in nearby Oxford, Mr. Palermo played Little League Baseball® for Oxford (Mass.) Little League. […]

After losing his son to a heroin overdose in 2015, Mr. Niles began his “Be Smart, Don’t Start” campaign. Opioid addiction, which has been named one of the leading causes of accidental death in the United States by the Centers for Disease Control, has become an increasing issue over the last few years, and for […]

Little League® Central Region Temporary Office Location

Effective as of May 1, 2017, Little League®International Central Region Headquarters will be utilizing a temporary office location at: 9535 E 59th Street Indianapolis, IN 46216 Please direct all mailings and physical deliveries to the new address, starting on May 1, 2017, until further notice. NOTE: All phone numbers and e-mail addresses for the Central […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Bertrum “Bert” Haag, who was a member of Carl E. Stotz’s Little League Founders Association. He was 93. A native of Williamsport, Pa., born June 14, 1923, Mr. Haag was among the group of original Little League volunteers credited with supporting the efforts of Mr. Stotz after he […]

Each month, Little League® International is providing a quick look at important information and events for the month ahead. We invite you to review and share with your colleagues and friends. Another great resource for keeping up to date on Little League’s latest training and educational efforts is Little League University. Designed for volunteers, league and District […]