Month: August 2022

Inspiring Little Leaguers® from Ukraine Get a Break from the Chaos During Europe and Africa Region Tournament

The journey to the Little League® World Series is all about the moments the participating teams and their communities have along the way. At the 2022 Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa Region Tournament, there were plenty of home runs, web gems, and close games. But the most impactful memories on the field were made […]

Official Statement Regarding Little League Baseball® World Series Mountain Region Player, Easton Oliverson

On the morning of Monday, August 15, 2022, Easton Oliverson on the Mountain Region team from Snow Canyon Little League (Santa Clara, Utah) sustained an injury within the dormitory complex. The player was transported to the Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. As of the afternoon of Tuesday, August 16, Little League® officials spoke with Easton’s family and […]

Little Mountain Little League to Represent Canada in the 75th LLBWS

Little Mountain Little League out of Vancouver, British Columbia, will represent Canada at the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series after an undefeated 8-0 record in the 2022 Canada Region Championship. The Canada Region champions scored a total 101 runs over eight games, picking up double-digit runs in their first six games […]

Negros Occidental Little League Earns 2022 Girls with Game Team Sportsmanship Award

Negros Occidental Little League, the Asia-Pacific Region Champion out of Bacolod City, Philippines, has been named the 2022 Girls with Game Team Sportsmanship Award Recipient after displaying sportsmanship both on and off the field throughout its time in Greenville, North Carolina. “On behalf of all of us at the Little League Softball World Series, we […]

Greg Bzura Retires as Junior League Baseball World Series Tournament Director

Over the years, Greg Bzura has managed to accumulate a number of impressive achievements. He has sat on the City of Taylor (Mich.) City Council, been enshrined in both the Taylor and Wyandotte sports halls of fame and has been the only tournament director for the Junior League Baseball World Series (JLBWS) since he helped […]

Little League® Hall of Excellence Showcases Role Models From Various Careers

From professional athletes and entertainers to military personnel, entrepreneurs, and authors, the Little League® Hall of Excellence has honored incredible role models who have achieved success and continue to inspire future Little Leaguers® from all walks of life. Established in 1988, the Little League Hall of Excellence is the highest honor that Little League can […]

World of Little League Museum Extends Hours for 2022 Little League Baseball World Series

With the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series set to take place on August 17-28, the World of Little League® Museum will be extending its hours to welcome visitors from around the globe. Below are the updated hours: Aug. 11-16: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17-19: 10 a.m. to 7 […]

Official Statement Regarding Conclusion of Little League Baseball Northwest Region Tournament Championship

In the final play of the 2022 Little League Baseball® Northwest Region Championship Game, despite the on-field conclusion, the official call on the field was a fair ball by the home plate umpire. Ultimately, upon video review, there was not clear and concise evidence to determine whether the ball was fair or foul, and the fair […]

Little League® Teams Up with Barilla® for the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series

  Little League® Baseball and Softball is pleased to announce a new partnership with Barilla, the world’s leading pasta producer, ahead of the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The partnership, inclusive of product sampling as well as on-site experiences using the Little League World Series mobile app, combines a family-friendly event […]

Howard J. Lamade Stadium: An Iconic and Historic Summer Destination

For more than 60 years, Howard J. Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, has become the ultimate summertime destination for generations of Little Leaguers® and Little League® fans. Originally called Howard J. Lamade Memorial Field, the location and baselines for the field were first laid out for the 1959 the Little League Baseball® World Series […]