Month: April 2021

Richard Hemphill Teaches Life Lessons on Little League® Fields in Rhode Island

Little League believes in the power of youth baseball and softball to teach life lessons that build stronger individuals and communities. For Richard Hemphill, League President of Silver Lake/Olneyville Little League in Providence, Rhode Island, this mission has as a way of life during his more than a decade of service as a Little League […]

Little League® International Celebrates Community Heroes as leagues return to the field

In Little League®, everyone has a position to play and it’s the more than one million dedicated volunteers who help make the Little League experience so memorable in communities all over the world. After seeing all of its communities come together during an extremely challenging and unprecedented year in 2020, Little League International is asking […]

Important Safety Notice from Easton Regarding BLACK MAGIC 2.0 Catcher’s Helmets

On Friday, April 9, 2021, Little League and other youth baseball organizations, were informed that the Easton issued an important consumer SAFETY Notice regarding their BLACK MAGIC 2.0 catcher’s helmets for two reasons: (i) the metal “cage” or “face protector” on certain units may experience poor paint adhesion which causes a risk of paint particles […]

Little League® International Welcomes Rachel Duda as Financial Systems Analyst

Little League® International recently added a new member to its Headquarters staff in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, with the hiring of Rachel Duda as its Financial Systems Analyst. “Rachel is an exciting addition to the Little League team as we continue to develop the support for our local leagues and evolve our business operations,” said Andy […]

Little League® International Teams Up with Gerry Davis Sports

Gerry Davis Sports, owned and operated by Major League Baseball Crew Chief Gerry Davis, has been named the Official Umpire Uniform Provider of the Little League® World Series and an Approved Little League Licensee as part of a three-year agreement. “Gerry Davis has been a tremendous supporter of the Little League program these past few […]

Pitch Counts, Days Rest, and Why They Matter

With the 2021 season kicking off, Dr. Phillips Little League in Orlando, Florida, shared a conversation on the importance of arm safety between League President, Rob Clark, and James Parr, the league’s Coaching Coordinator and a former pitcher for the Atlanta Braves. Here is their interview: Rob Clark (RC): James, thanks for joining me today […]