Month: September 2021

Little League® International remembers Terry R. “TR” Sloan, Jr., former Big League Baseball World Series Umpire Coordinator. He was 58. A native of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Mr. Sloan was a 1981 graduate of Aiken (S.C.) High School; and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Clemson University. His professional path led him to positions […]

Little League® International remembers the life and contributions of Wendle Stiber, former Connecticut District 3 Administrator and Connecticut Little League Director. He was 87. Mr. Stiber, a native of Waterbury, Connecticut, and resident of Naugatuck, Connecticut, at the time of his death, was a letter carrier for the United States Post Office. Beginning his Little […]

Local Little League® Programs Grateful for Pitch in for Baseball and Softball Donations

Since 2005, Little League® International has teamed up with Pitch In For Baseball & Softball (PIFBS) to help provide baseball and softball equipment to boys and girls around the world who want to play ball, but lack the equipment to do so. Over the past decade, PIFBS has distributed more than $9 million worth of […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Larry Bagwell, former Mayor of Easley, S.C. He was 84. Mr. Bagwell, a native of Pickens County, S.C., was a 1955 graduate of Easley High School. He earned a master’s degree from Clemson University and was a member of the Tigers baseball program that reached consecutive College Baseball […]

Brookfield (Ill.) National Little League Coach Inspires Little Leaguer® On Road to Recovery from Brain Injury

Becoming a Little League® volunteer means so much more than just signing up to take the field on game day and coach a group of children. It’s about helping to teach life lessons and build stronger individuals and communities through the game of baseball and softball, and for David Campbell, it also became a way […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Jim Gehron, the nephew of Little League Founder Carl E.  Stotz, and a player on the 1939 Lycoming Dairy team during the first season of Little League® in Williamsport, Pa. He was 89. Mr. Gehron was born and raised in Williamsport. He was a Little Leaguer® during the […]

Dr. Kensa Gunter, Clinical and Sport Psychologist and Emotional Wellness Advocate, Elected to Little League® International Board of Directors

At its August 27 meeting, the Little League® International Board of Directors elected Dr. Kensa K. Gunter, a member of the 2021 Little League International Pandemic Response Advisory Commission, as an at-large Director. “On behalf of the entire Little League International Board of Directors, we are honored to welcome Dr. Gunter as our newest member,” […]