Month: June 2017

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 […]

Note: This is a mature subject and the story is intended for Little League parents and adult volunteers. Ken Stockton vividly remembers being drafted to his Little League® team in 1960. “It was the team you wanted to be on,” said Mr. Stockton. “When I was growing up, baseball was the primary sport. Everyone aspired to […]

My last day of coaching Little League® is now only days away. The thought of it has been frequent in my mind the last few weeks and it kept me up last night. Not in bad way, but like other notable milestones in my boys’ lives, another chapter is closing. It was more than 10 […]

Video of a 12-year-old Little Leaguer® recording final out of the season warms the hearts of millions and shows what Little League is all about.   A video of 12-year-old Brayden Gero recording the final out of the regular season for Parkway Little League has become a nationwide sensation over the last week after the […]

Sydney Leroux, Champ Pederson to be Enshrined into the Little League® Hall of Excellence

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team forward, Sydney Leroux, and inspirational speaker, Champ Pederson, named enshrinees for the 2017 Little League® Hall of Excellence. Little League® International is proud to announce Sydney Leroux, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team forward and 2015 World Cup Champion, and Champ Pederson, an inspirational speaker and brother to Los Angeles Dodgers’ outfielder […]

Known for his 2011 LLBWS walk-off, Nick Pratto leads draft class with 14th overall selection. With a first-round (14th overall) selection of Nick Pratto to the Kansas City Royals, and a trio of second-round selections in Kevin Merrell (33rd overall, Oakland Athletics), Drew Ellis (44th overall, Arizona Diamondbacks), and Hagen Danner (61st overall, Toronto Blue […]

For parents, grandparents, and guardians of Little Leaguers®, The Parent Connection is your newsletter and we encourage everyone to let us know what’s on your minds. Your Voice is a way for readers to share questions with us, and an opportunity for Little League® to provide some important information and guidance. We are excited about […]

Little League® International has recently announced the addition of three new full-time employees to its staff as Mary Ann Goetz, Jason Baier, and Aaron Snyder join the team in Williamsport, Pa. Mrs. Goetz was officially hired in February 2017 as an Accident Claims Coordinator in the Risk Management Department of Little League International; Jason Baier was […]

Prep Sportswear Announced as an Approved Fundraiser of Little League® Baseball and Softball

Newly launched Little League® Custom Gear Shop will support local league fundraising efforts with 15 percent of store sales going back to the league. Prep Sportswear has been named as an approved fundraiser of Little League®Baseball and Softball, providing local Little League programs throughout the United States with an additional resource to help with fundraising […]

Visitors of the World of Little League Museum are invited to play catch on the outfield grass of Lamade Stadium on Sunday, June 18. This Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18, the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, located at 525 U.S. 15, will be offering its visitors a unique opportunity to […]