Month: July 2021

2021 Little League Softball® Southwest Region – Texas East Team Update

Little League® International has been informed of at least one positive COVID-19 test within the Texas East Little League Softball tournament team at the Southwest Region tournament. In consultation with its medical advisors, Little League International has notified the team that it will no longer be able to participate in the tournament. The team members […]

Little League® Celebrates 2021 Champions from Around the World

Although the 2021 Little League® World Series will only be made up of teams from the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic, local leagues from around the world are continuing to live out their dream of competition all the way through to their country tournament level. “While we are disappointed that our international teams […]

Little League® Recognized as an Aspen Institute 2021 Project Play Champion

Based on its commitment to the growth and development of youth sports, Little League® Baseball and Softball has been named a 2021 Project Play Champion by the Aspen Institute’s Project Play initiative. Each year, Project Play honors a select number of national organizations who are taking new, meaningful, and specific actions consistent with Project Play’s […]

2021 Little League Softball® East Region – Pennsylvania Team Update

Little League® International has been informed of at least one positive COVID-19 test within the Pennsylvania State Little League Softball tournament team at the East Region tournament. In consultation with its medical advisors, Little League International has notified the team that it will no longer be able to participate in the tournament. The team members […]

2021 Little League Softball® Southeast Region – Florida Team Update

Little League® International has been informed of at least one positive COVID-19 test within the Florida State Little League Softball tournament team at the Southeast Region tournament. In consultation with its medical advisors, Little League International has notified the team that it will no longer be able to participate in the tournament. The team members […]

2021 Little League Softball® Southwest Region – Colorado Team Update

Little League® International has been informed of at least one positive COVID-19 test within the Colorado State Little League Softball tournament team at the Southwest Region tournament prior to intake. In consultation with its medical advisors, Little League International has notified the team that it will no longer be able to participate in the tournament. […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Little League Baseball® Europe Region Tournament umpire and former Virginia Assistant District 9 Administrator Anthony Musco. He was 95. Mr. Musco, a native of Providence, Rhode Island, served in the United States Navy for 20 years (1943 to 1963). Beginning his volunteer service to Little League as an […]

Little League® and UPMC in North Central Pa. Dedicate New Player Wellness Center

Little League® International and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in North Central Pa. announced the dedication of the newly-built Player Wellness Center inside the Dr. Creighton J. Hale International Grove on the Little League International Complex. The new Player Wellness Center will serve as the medical hub for all players, coaches, and managers […]

Little League® Alumni Set to Compete in Tokyo for 2021 Olympics

As the world gears up to celebrate the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo, more than 15 former Little Leaguers® will take the stage in the world’s largest spotlight as they compete for the gold medal. With the Opening Ceremonies slated for Friday, July 23, these Olympians who got their start on a Little League® baseball […]

Former Little League® Stars on to the Next Stage at 2021 MLB Draft

Each year, hundreds of the world’s top baseball players earn the call to the big leagues as part of the MLB Draft, and in 2021, nearly 30 of the Top 75 selections got their start on the Little League® field. Below are the 29 former Little Leaguers® who were selected among the first 75 picks […]