Month: September 2022

Hundreds of Players and Volunteers Showcase the Little League® Program in France’s “Interligues Event”

La Guerche de Bretagne in Western France welcomed 320 players, 60 coaches, and 50 officials to the Interligues Little League® France tournament, hosted by the French Baseball and Softball Federation (FFBS). On August 26-28, 2022, as the Little League Baseball® World Series celebrated championship weekend of its 75th Anniversary, the FFBS ran its largest event […]

Little League® to Host First Ever Girls with Game Experience Event on October 15

Following the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series this August and an exciting Summer of Softball that concluded with the most-watched Little League Softball® World Series, Little League® International will be welcoming its softball community to the iconic Howard J. Lamade Stadium for the first ever Girls with Game Experience event on […]

Susan Rivers Named Little League® Retail Customer Service Representative

Little League® International is pleased to welcome Susan Rivers as its new Retail Customer Service Representative at its headquarters in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, effective August 25, 2022. “As a volunteer-led organization, a positive customer service experience is one of the most important assets we need to provide to everyone we serve,” said Christa DeAngelo, Little […]

Seth Hoover Joins Little League® Team as New Purchasing Assistant

Little League® International is pleased to welcome Seth Hoover as its new Purchasing Assistant at its headquarters in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, effective September 12, 2022. “We are thrilled to welcome Seth to our team here in Williamsport as we get our leagues ready to head into the 2023 season,” said Nancy Grove, Little League Materials […]

Top Submissions from the 2022 Little League® Photo Contest Revealed

Launched on the 83rd anniversary of the first Little League® game on June 6, the 2022 Little League Photo Contest gave players, parents, and fans the opportunity to celebrate the 2022 Little League season through their own photos. After receiving nearly 2,900 submissions during that time, more than doubling the 2021 entrants of 1,300, Little League […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of William Piszek, a founding Board Member of Pitch In for Baseball and Softball, longtime supporter of Little League International, and Co-Chairman of the Copernicus Society of America. He was 63. Mr. Piszek, a native of Philadelphia, and resident of Lower Gwynedd at the time of his passing, was […]

Little League® Mourns the Loss of Anthony Varvaro, League President, MLB Player, and Port Authority Police Officer

Little League® International joins in the mourning of Anthony Varvaro, a 37-year-old father of four who was fatally struck on his way to work by a motorist driving the wrong way on the New Jersey Turnpike on Sunday, September 11, 2022. A native of Staten Island, and former baseball player at St. John’s University, Mr. […]

Mike and Andrea Galiano Become First Husband and Wife to Umpire the Little League Baseball® World Series

Andrea Galiano’s appearance as an umpire at the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) was more than two years in the making. She and her husband, Mike, have umpired countless Little League® games in their Fort Lauderdale, Florida, community for more than three decades. Little League International initially invited Andrea to the LLBWS in […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Charles Roberts, former Pennsylvania District 24 Administrator. He was 90. Mr. Roberts, a native of Minersville, Pennsylvania, attended Minersville High School, graduating in 1950. He served in the United States Army and was a Korean War veteran (1953-54). Professionally, Mr. Roberts was employed as the Shipping Manager for […]