Month: October 2018

World of Little League® Museum Joins Hundreds of Museums in “Bells of Peace” Event on November 11

On Sunday, November 11, the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will be joining hundreds of museums from around the United States in a commemorative “Bells of Peace” event, as part of the U.S. WWI Centennial Commission, to pay tribute to the 100th Anniversary of the armistice of World War I in a […]

Little League International Remembers Betty Pulis, Latin America Region Secretary

Through the generations, the endearing commitment of Betty Pulis, and her belief in the mission of the Little League® program has benefited countless numbers of children and families throughout Latin America. Mrs. Pulis passed away on Saturday, October 27. She was 102. For nearly 60 years, Mrs. Pulis served as the volunteer secretary of Little League […]

New MLB Exhibit on Display at World of Little League® Museum

Visitors to the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will have the opportunity to experience a brand-new exhibit as Little League® shares its historical connection with Major League Baseball. “Little League International and Major League Baseball have enjoyed a close relationship for decades, and as that relationship with Major League Baseball has grown in recent […]

“Good Luck!” Messages to Little League® Grads from the Programs That Made Them

The 2018 Major League Baseball postseason is here and along with that comes the opportunity for kids from around the world to watch former Little Leaguers® from their hometown chase their World Series dreams. The local Little League® programs featured below put their best video, and in some cases, gymnastics, forward to support their favorite […]

Four New Members Join Little League® International Advisory Board

This October, during its annual fall meeting in Williamsport, four dedicated Little League® volunteers were named the newest District Administrators to join the Little League International Advisory Board. The four new members of the Advisory Board are Derek Lisby (Indiana), Roman Jones (Georgia), Perry Pierce (Connecticut), and Carl Thompson (Arizona), replacing Dave Arkfeld (Nebraska), Jenice […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of David Murphy, former Texas Assistant District 2 Administrator, and Little League Baseball® World Series Umpire. He was 64. Mr. Murphy, a native of Lubbock, Texas, grew up in Brownfield, Texas, where he attended high school. He returned to Lubbock, spending more than 30 years there, before relocating to […]

Video Spotlighting History of the Little League Baseball® World Series Wins 2018 ISHY Award

The World of Little League®: Museum and Official Store was recently named the recipient of a 2018 ISHY Award, as presented by the International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA), for a feature spotlighting the history of the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS). “It All Started Here,” a video produced for Little League® International by 20/20 […]

Art Event Scheduled for October 14 at the World of Little League® Museum

For the second time this year, guests of the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will have the opportunity to learn to paint inside the iconic museum as part of a “Art at the Museum” event with local artist, Amanda M. Emig, on Sunday, October 14, starting at 2 p.m. “Our first event held this […]

Lamade Stadium, Home of the Little League Baseball® World Series, Gets Fresh Look

For the first time in nearly a decade, the playing field at the iconic Howard J. Lamade Stadium, home of the Little League Baseball® World Series each August, received a full resurfacing this off-season. “Each year, our fields receive natural wear and tear beneath the surface that may not be visible to those watching from […]

Dates and Locations Set for 2020 Regional Roundtables and 2022 Congress Events

After a thorough evaluation, the Little League® International Board of Directors has made the decision to relocate the 28th Little League International Congress from Anaheim, California, to Williamsport, Pennsylvania. READ MORE Following the conclusion of the Little League® International Congress in January 2018, the dates and locations for the 2020 Little League Regional Roundtables and […]