Month: September 2018

Technique Training, Explanation Are the Focus of Little League® Umpire Mechanics Clinic

Motivated to improve aptitude and execution on their local fields, 20 Little League® volunteer umpires visited Little League International in Williamsport, Pa., for the fall 2018 weekend mechanics clinic. The intent of the clinic is to expose attendees to the proper home plate and base mechanics, based on the Little League Standards. Throughout the two-plus […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of V. Jud Rogers, former Senior Marketing Executive for Little League® Baseball and Softball. He was 70. Mr. Rogers, a native of Topeka, Kan., was a resident of Knoxville, Tenn., at the time of his death. He joined the Little League International staff in July 1999, as Director of […]

World of Little League® Museum Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th Annual Museum Day Live! Celebration

The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will be providing free entry on Saturday, Sept. 22, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day Live! The initiative involves museums throughout the United States emulating the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission every day. Visitors are required […]

Pirates, Cubs to Play in 2019 MLB Little League Classic presented by GEICO

Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) and Little League® International jointly announced that the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs will play in the third “MLB Little League Classic presented by GEICO” in Williamsport, Pa., during the 2019 MLB Championship Season. The special Regular Season contest, as well as ancillary […]