Month: March 2018

Dates Announced for 2018 Little League® Baseball and Softball Eastern Region Tournaments

The Eastern Region Headquarters of Little League® Baseball and Softball has announced the dates for the 2018 Little League Baseball® Eastern Region and 2018 Little League Softball® Eastern Region tournaments. The Little League Softball® Eastern Region tournament will take place in from July 21 through July 26. The Little League Baseball® Eastern Region tournament will […]

Former Little League® Manager Coaches, Wins All-American High School All-Star Basketball Game

Brad Lauwers led his Little League Baseball® team from Alaska to five-straight Northwest Region tournaments from 2003-07. A long time Little League Baseball® volunteer and former manager of Dimond-West Little League lived out one of his dreams on the basketball court after being named as the head coach for the West Boys Team at the […]

Umpire Assignments Announced for 2018 Little League® Southeast Region Tournaments

Little League Southeastern Region Headquarters in Warner Robins, GA has announced the umpire assignments for the 2018 Little League® Southeastern Regional tournaments. A total of 56 volunteer umpires have been appointed for the seven Regional Tournaments that will take place this summer. Little League Baseball® Tournament | Warner Robins, GA Louis Nickerson – Florida District […]

World of Little League® Museum Joins Lycoming County’s ‘Hunting for History’ Program

Starting with its Open House on April 7 and continuing throughout the summer, the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will help celebrate Lycoming County’s rich history as it participates in Historical Organizations of Lycoming County’s “Hunting for History” Program. “Our area has a rich heritage that reaches back through centuries into military […]

Little League® Graduates Ready To Shine On MLB Opening Day

After an exciting 2017 season, more than 100 Little League graduates will officially kick off the 2018 season on Thursday, March 29, as all 30 Major League Baseball teams open the season on the same day for the first time since 1968. The earliest start in MLB history, the 2018 MLB Opening Day festivities will […]

World of Little League® Museum Open House Set For April 7

The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will be offering its visitors the unique opportunity to participate in behind-the-scenes tours of the Little League® International complex at its annual Open House event on Saturday, April 7. Two full-complex tours are scheduled to begin in front of the museum at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 […]

Copp Family’s Experience with Little League Challenger Division® Shines on HGTV’s Fixer Upper

Tim Tebow, Chip and Joanna Gaines, and a whole lot of support from the community. That’s what the Copp family from Waco, Texas, has experienced after starring on the HGTV show Fixer Upper that aired in January. “We’ve had the dream of wanting an accessible home for our boys for about 10 years now,” said […]

Little League® Works with MLB Clubs to Host “Little League Days” Nationwide

A total of 25 Major League teams will welcome youth baseball and softball players to their ballparks for Little League Days in 2018. For thousands of Little Leaguers® around the United States, the idea of going to a Major League Baseball game has always been something to dream about, and thanks to the work between […]

Little League® International Mourns the Passing of College Baseball Coaching Legend Augie Garrido

Little League® International remembers former college baseball manager, and ESPN television personality, Augie Garrido. He was 79. Mr. Garrido won five national championships in 48 years coaching collegiate baseball. He came to prominence as head coach of the University of Texas Longhorns baseball program. Following his retirement, he joined the ESPN Family of Network’s coverage […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Boone County (Ind.) Deputy Sheriff, and Brownsburg (Ind.) Little League graduate, Jacob Pickett. He was 37. While serving as a Deputy with the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, Officer Pickett was killed in the line of duty. Officer Pickett, a native of Columbus, Ohio, and alumni of Brownsburg High […]