Month: August 2022

Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies to Play in the 2023 MLB Little League Classic in Williamsport

The Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies are next up to head to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to play in the 2023 MLB Little League Classic. The game, which will be held on Sunday, August 20 and serve as a home contest for Washington, will air nationally that evening exclusively on ESPN’s “Sunday Night Baseball” at 7 p.m. (ET). […]

Fun For All, Pin Trading Bonds Local Little Leagues® Across the Globe

The Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) is known for being the most iconic youth sporting event in the world, with hundreds of thousands of fans flocking to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, every year to watch Little Leaguers® from around the world make lifelong memories on the diamond. But when they are not packing the stands in […]

Role Models Honored as Inaugural Class of Little League® Community Heroes of the Year

Little League® is pleased to announce the first ever class of Little League Community Heroes of the Year, was honored on Tuesday, August 23, as part of the celebration around the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series. “The backbone of the Little League program is the volunteers and players who go above […]

Little League Baseball® World Series Schedule Update: August 21, 2022

Due to the impact of inclement weather, and in the interest of concluding the games at the Little League Baseball® Word Series in time for the Little Leaguers® to attend the MLB Little League® Classic at Historic Bowman Field, Games 19 and 20, originally scheduled for Sunday, August 21, have been postponed. The Midwest Region defeated the […]

2022 Little League Softball® World Series is ESPN’s Most Watched

FROM THE ESPN PRESS ROOM: The 2022 Little League Softball® World Series was ESPN’s most-watched since it expanded coverage of the tournament in 2017, according to Nielsen. It averaged 294,000 viewers across ESPN and ESPN2, up 19% from last year and up 21% from 2019. The increases occurred despite losing the primetime Little League Softball […]

Official Statement on Oklahoma State Champion Isaiah Jarvis Attending the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series

Following the incredible display at the Little League Baseball® Southwest Region Tournament, Little League® International is pleased to announce that Isaiah Jarvis of the Oklahoma State Champion team out of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been invited to attend the 2022 Little League Baseball World Series. Mr. Jarvis will be in attendance for the celebration of the […]

Williamsport Welcomes President George W. Bush, Rachel Robinson to celebrate the Unveiling of The Final Bases Loaded Statue 

The Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce and Little League® International unveiled the final installation of the Bases Loaded Statue project in celebration of the 75th Little League Baseball® World Series. In celebration of the 75th Little League Baseball® World Series, the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce has dedicated its final installation of the Bases Loaded statue project […]

All-Female Grounds Crew Takes the Field at 2022 Little League Softball® World Series

The 2022 Little League Softball® World Series (LLSWS) was filled with excitement thanks to the talented play of 12 participating teams in the event’s second year in Greenville. However, it was the players who were cheering during the final days of action, recognizing a group of 16 volunteers who made history in the 48-year history […]

Matthew Walter Joins Little League® Team as Web Designer

Little League® International is proud to announce the hiring of Matthew Walter as its new Web Designer based in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, effective as of August 12, 2022. “We are very excited to welcome Matthew onto our team here in South Williamsport and look forward to bringing his passion and creativity into our organization,” said Michael […]

Meet the 20 Teams Competing in the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball World Series

As the world turns its eyes to Williamsport to celebrate the historic 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series, a total of 20 teams from around the globe are set to compete with more Little Leaguers® taking the field than ever before on August 17-28. Meet the 20 teams that will be making […]