Month: July 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 […]

#ThisIsLittleLeague shares stories from Little League communities. With the 2017 Little League® International Tournament officially underway, Little League Baseball and Softball has launched a new feature content series, known as #ThisIsLittleLeague, that shares stories from local communities and highlights the many facets of the Little League experience. From heartwarming moments on and off the field to documented […]

Laurie and John Rizzo Named 2017 George and Barbara Bush Little League® Parents of the Year

Parents of Chicago Cubs first-baseman Anthony Rizzo, Laurie and John Rizzo were active volunteers in the Parkland (Fla.) Little League. Every parent wants to see their child succeed in life and accomplish their dreams. For a Little League® parent, that could be seeing their child make it to the major leagues, play in a World Series, […]

Little League® honors players, coaches, parents, and volunteers with annual awards for dedication to the Little League program. For more than 75 years, people in big cities and small towns alike have chosen to volunteer in Little League®. Season after season, millions of volunteers come together to make Little League Baseball and Softball the world’s […]

Little League® Teams Up with One Softball to Provide Inspirational and Educational Softball Video Content

ONE Softball features a “Think Tank” of more than 200 top coaches, softball Olympians, national team members, and professional players. To support Little League® International’s continued effort to provide free, educational resources for parents and volunteers, Little League Baseball and Softball has teamed up with ONE Softball to provide inspirational and aspirational content for Little League […]

Three baseball and eight softball players earned the honor of representing their state as the top high school athlete in their sport. Gatorade announced its annual State High School Players of the Year, and among the group of distinguished honorees for 2017 are 11 Little League® Baseball and Softball alumni. The Gatorade State Player of the […]

Daren Manheimer continues to remain positive thanks to his Little League Baseball® experience. By: Luke Ramirez “Staying positive” is a commonly used cliché in sports, especially in baseball, where failing 70 percent of the time still makes you a great hitter. The ups-and-downs of the sport are unique to any other struggles an athlete can […]

Former Little Leaguer®, Yankees Rookie Aaron Judge wins Home Run Derby, highlighting All-Star Debut. Major League Baseball™ (MLB) took the 2017 All-Star Game festivities to Miami, and Little League® Baseball and Softball was well represented this year, with 20 Little League graduates taking part in the Mid-Summer Classic’s many events. Rookie power hitters Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger […]

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 our continued conversations, and, as always, we invite you to share your thoughts, suggestions, and questions. We are excited about our continued conversations, and, as always, […]

Tyler Knopp Named Little League® East Region Assistant Regional Director

Wayne State College graduate joins Corey Wright and Amry Shelby on staff at the Eastern Region Headquarters in Bristol, Conn. Little League® International has officially announced Tyler Knopp as the East Region Assistant Regional Director, joining East Region Director, Corey Wright, and Assistant Regional Director, Amry Shelby, as the newest full-time member of Little League Baseball […]