Month: March 2023

Easton to Continue Partnership with Little League Through 2028

With baseball and softball season officially underway, Little League® and Easton Diamond Sports, LLC are thrilled to announce an extension of their Official Partnership through 2028. Following the merger between Rawlings and Easton in January 2021, the extended agreement with Little League also now incorporates Rawlings as the Official Glove of the Little League World […]

Celebrating Girls with Game: A Conversation with Avni Shah

Each March, and all throughout the year, Little League® Baseball and Softball celebrates its Girls with Game Initiative, dedicated to honoring the girls and women who have made the Little League program what it is today and those who inspire the future generation of female participants at every level. As the celebration around 2023 Women’s […]

Longtime Volunteer Steve Allen Named Junior League Softball World Series Tournament Director

After 22 seasons at the helm, John Chadwick has announced that he is retiring as the Tournament Director for the Junior League Softball World Series in Kirkland, Washington, and will hand over the role to longtime World Series volunteer, Steve Allen. Mr. Chadwick, who has served as the Tournament Director since its inception in 1998, […]

Mile High Little League Brings a New Meaning to The Word Goat

Most Little League® programs across the United States are either well underway or have at least started preparing for the start of the 2023 season. This involves organizing volunteers, opening registration, hosting player evaluations, and assisting with field cleanups. Mile High Little League in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has taken a different approach to preparing their […]

Little League® International remembers Robert “Bob” Ryan, Sr., former Pennsylvania District 22 Administrator. He was 64. A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mr. Ryan was a resident of Colmar, Pennsylvania, at the time of his passing. He began his service to the Little League program with Hatfield Little League. After years of volunteering on the local […]

Lisa Burkett Elevated to Little League® Housekeeping Supervisor

Little League® International is pleased to announce the elevation of Lisa Burkett to its Housekeeping Supervisor, effective as of March 13, 2023. “We are proud to give Lisa this great opportunity to supervise our housekeeping operations and provide all our guests with a positive experience when they visit Williamsport, no matter what time of year […]

Little League® Adds Finland to Its Roster of European Countries

In the Northern European Republic of Finland, where ice hockey largely dominates the youth landscape, Little League® is proudly welcoming its first chartered leagues. “For many years, we have been working with the national federations affiliated with the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Europe,” said Beata Kaszuba-Baker, Little League Europe and Africa Region Director. “We […]

Michael Jacobs Elevated to Little League® Marketing Account Manager

Little League® International is pleased to announce the elevation of Michael Jacobs to a Marketing Account Manager, effective as of March 13, 2023. “Since joining our staff almost three years ago, Michael has done a nice job to help develop our partnerships, provide memorable experiences to everyone on site at the Little League Baseball World […]

World of Little League® Museum Set to Reopen on March 23

With the spring season officially approaching, the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store is set to reopen starting on Thursday, March 23. The Museum was previously closed in January and February for minor renovations to its Official Store, as well as updates to select displays and exhibits throughout the Museum. “With the official […]

Nigeria to Host First-Ever West Africa Little League® Tournament

History will be made in Lagos, Nigeria, this spring as Little League® teams from Togo, Benin Republic, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, and Nigeria will take the field for the inaugural West Africa Little League (WALL) Tournament. With games scheduled for April 11-17, this pool of teams, with the possibility of a second pool being filled […]