Month: July 2022

Little League® International honors the memory of Louis “Butch” Faber, former Wisconsin District 6 Administrator. He was 75. Mr. Faber, a native of Kenosha, Wisconsin, began his service to the Little League program with Lakeland Little League. After seven years of local league service, Mr. Faber was elected as Wisconsin District 6 Administrator. He served […]

Four Veteran Umpires Selected to Serve as Crew Chiefs for the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series

  In an effort to provide more guidance and leadership to the 16 volunteers serving as first-time umpires at the Little League Baseball® World Series, as well as in preparation for the expansion to 20 teams and an additional day of games, Little League® International is pleased to welcome four veteran umpires to serve as […]

Two-Time MLB All-Star and 1998 LLBWS Graduate Todd Frazier to be Enshrined into Little League® Hall of Excellence

In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series this August, Little League® International is excited to welcome one of its most notable graduates, Todd Frazier, into the Little League Hall of Excellence. “More than 20 years since he helped lead the Toms River East Little League team to the 1998 […]

Jenny Dalton-Hill to become Seventh Woman Enshrined into the Little League® Hall of Excellence

Little League® International is pleased to announce that Jenny Dalton-Hill will be enshrined into the Little League Hall of Excellence this August, becoming only the seventh woman to earn the highest honor that Little League can bestow. “Since her time on the Little League fields, to her incredible career as a baseball and softball player […]

Little League® International Welcomes New Technical Support Specialist Breanna Balliet

Little League® International has announced Breanna Balliet as its new Technical Support Specialist within the Information Technology department, effective as of July 25, 2022. “As an organization, Little League is committed to providing the best possible service and experience to its coaches, parents, volunteers, and most importantly, it’s players,” said Andy Frederick, Little League Senior […]

Seven Little League® Alumnae Earn Spot on 2022 USA Baseball Women’s National Team

The rosters for the 2022 USA Baseball Women’s National Team were announced this week, with seven former Little Leaguers® earning the right to represent the stars and stripes in international play. Nearly one-third of the Women’s National Team roster are Little League® alumnae that will make their 2022 debut for the red, white, and blue […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Grayson Little, North Carolina District 3 Administrator. He was 64. Mr. Little, a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, was a student at Harding High School and Myers Park High School, graduating in 1976. He attended Garner Webb University, graduating in 1980, with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in […]

Ken Hubbs Memorial Little League Honors Baseball Legend

  For decades, Little League® has found a way to bring people together. Each summer, communities all around the world rally behind their local teams as they strive towards the dream of making it to the Little League World Series, offering support in both moments of heartbreak and triumph. But, most importantly, local leagues find […]

Takarazuka Little League to Represent Japan at the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series

Takarazuka Little League of Hyogo, Japan, will head to Williamsport for the first time in its league’s history to represent its country at the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS), earning the Japan Region Tournament crown with a 12-3 victory over Hiroshima Aki Little League in the championship game. A chartered league with Little […]

Gear Up for a Summer of Softball with Little League® and Athletes Unlimited

Are you ready for an exciting summer of softball action, covering every level from Little League to the pros? Be sure to tune in on the ESPN Family of Networks all summer long to celebrate a #SummerOfSoftball with Little League and Athletes Unlimited. Starting with the Little League Softball® U.S. Region Tournaments on July 23, […]