Month: November 2017

Little League® International mourns the passing of Val Domingue, Louisiana District 1 Administrator. He was 76. Mr. Domingue, a native of Lafayette, La., was a founding member of the Lafayette Little League program beginning in 1989, and served in a variety of volunteer roles prior to his election as Louisiana District 1 Administrator in 1997. […]

ESPN Talent to Serve as Special Guests at Little League® International Congress in New Orleans January 19-22, 2018

Karl Ravech, Jessica Mendoza, and Kyle Peterson will join Little League’s highest-level volunteers during the quadrennial event. Following another exciting year covering the Little League Baseball® World Series, ESPN hosts Karl Ravech, Jessica Mendoza, and Kyle Peterson will join volunteers from around the world at the 27th Little League® International Congress in New Orleans on January 19-22, 2018. “The Little […]

Little League® Announces Kimber Nelson as New Senior League Baseball World Series Director

Former director Jon Humphrey will continue to serve as an advisor for the Senior League Baseball World Series Tournament Committee. Little League® International has officially announced that Kimber Nelson has accepted the appointment to become the new Senior League Baseball World Series Tournament Director in Easley, S.C. The current director, Jon Humphrey, has made the decision […]

Five Minutes with Gerry Davis

MLB umpire Gerry Davis calls another World Series, this time a Little League World Series. In 2017, MLB veteran umpire Gerry Davis had the unique opportunity to serve as an umpire for two World Series, the Major League Baseball World Series and the Little League Baseball World Series. Following his trip to Williamsport, Mr. Davis also […]

Little League® International Announces Rule and Regulation Changes for 2018 Season

Among the changes is a waiver for Regulation I(d) and III(c) to provide leagues flexibility to structure their Little League Baseball® Major Division. During their annual November meeting, the Little League® International Board of Directors approved new rule and regulation changes to go into effect for the 2018 season. Highlighting some of the changes in 2018 […]

Little League® Graduates Shine in MLB Postseason Awards

Little League superstars Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger sweep 2017 Rookie of the Year honors. With the memorable 2017 Major League Baseball (MLB) season officially over, here’s how some notable graduates of Little League® did this past season. Below are the 16 confirmed Little League graduates who took home the 2017 MLB Awards. NOTE: If you […]

Holiday Activities Set for the World of Little League® Museum

Free admission, Santa Claus visit, Toys for Tots donations, and holiday souvenirs highlight holiday specials Holiday activities are in the air at the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store, 525 U.S. 15 (Montgomery Pike). Over the course of the next month, Santa Claus will be making a visit, new toys are being collected for the […]

Little League® International Announces Zionsville, Indiana, as New Home for Central Region Headquarters

Following a 14-month selection process, Little League® International has officially announced Zionsville, Ind., as the new permanent home for the Central Region Headquarters. The decision was made during the Little League International Board of Directors meeting on November 10 following a thorough evaluation of communities who responded to a Request for Proposal (RFP) last fall. “On […]

Little League® International Announces Leadership Transition of Board of Directors

Davie Jane Gilmour, Ph.D., concludes tenure after five years as Chairman; Hugh E. Tanner takes over as new Little League Chairman. Steven P. Johnson appointed as Vice Chairman. Dr. Andrews departs Board. Following a memorable five-year tenure, Davie Jane Gilmour, Ph.D., has officially concluded her time as the Chairman of the Little League® International Board of […]

Dates Announced for the 2018 Little League® World Series Tournaments

The official dates for the 2018 Little League® World Series Tournaments were approved on Friday, Nov. 10, at the annual fall meeting of the Little League International Board of Directors. “With the official approval by our Board of Directors, I am proud to once again announce the schedule for our seven World Series tournaments in 2018,” […]