Category: Awards

James L. Easton Named 2022 Peter O’Malley Distinguished Little League® Ambassador Award Winner

James L. Easton, longtime Little League® supporter and founder of The Easton Foundations, has been named the recipient of the 2022 Peter O’Malley Distinguished Little League Ambassador Award as part of the 28th Little League International Congress celebration. First presented at the Little League International Congress in 1992, the Peter O’Malley Distinguished Little League Ambassador […]

Joe Patterson and Plinio Castillo-Ruiz Honored with Peter J. McGovern Distinguished Service Award

For the first time in the history of the award, two District Administrators have been named as recipients of the Peter J. McGovern Distinguished Service Award as Joe Patterson (Texas District 31) and Plinio Castillo-Ruiz (Panama District 1) were recognized for their service during the 28th Little League International Congress in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Presented at […]

Little League® President’s Award Presented to Bob McKittrick

Little League® International has named Bob McKittrick, California District 38 Administrator, as the 2022 President’s Award recipient as part of the 28th Little League International Congress in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Presented at the Little League International Congress since 1987, the President’s Award recognizes an individual for their friendship, assistance, and leadership to the Little League program. […]

Top Volunteers Honored for Their Service During Luncheon at the 28th Little League® International Congress

Little League® Baseball and Softball’s highest-level volunteers from around the world were honored for their service on Sunday, June 12, 2022, during a luncheon ceremony at The Genetti Hotel as part of the 28th Little League International Congress in Williamsport. Prior to Congress, each of Little League’s nine Region Directors (five U.S. and four International) have the […]

Uvalde (Texas) Little League Named 2022 Carl E. Stotz Little League® Community Award Recipient

In the wake of the tragic events that occurred at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022, Little League® International has announced Uvalde (Texas) Little League as the recipient of the 2022 Carl E. Stotz Little League® Community Award. “The unspeakable and tragic event that occurred less than a month ago is […]

16 High School Seniors Named Recipients of the 2022 Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship

Little League® International is pleased to announce that it will once again be awarding local high school seniors in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, with financial assistance to support the pursuit of their higher education through the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship program. “For nearly 30 years, we have been pleased to help support the hard […]

Little League® Awards Program Returns with New Volunteer Recognition Structure

Following two years of suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Little League® Awards Program will be returning for the 2022 season with an updated, modernized structure to honor its dedicated volunteers. “After two years of challenges and adversity for our local leagues and communities, we are pleased to bring back the Little League Awards […]

Ken Sawyer Named 2021 W. Howard Hartman Little League® Friendship Award Recipient

In celebration of his 50th season as part of the Official Radio Broadcast of the Little League Baseball® World Series, Ken Sawyer has been named the 2021 W. Howard Hartman Little League® Friendship Award winner. “While every year’s World Series brings different sights and sounds to Williamsport, the one thing that has been consistent for […]

Honolulu Little League Earns 2021 Jack Losch Little League Baseball® World Series Team Sportsmanship Award

Just three years after being named co-recipients alongside Peachtree City (Ga.) Little League, Honolulu (Hawaii) Little League has once again been named the winner of the Jack Losch Little League Baseball World Series Team Sportsmanship Award for the 2021 event. “In a year that has been filled with adversity and challenges for all of our […]

Little League® Recognizes 10 Local Leagues as 2021 ASAP Regional Winners

Since 1995, Little League® and Musco Lighting have partnered in the A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) to help local leagues and districts in the United States create the safest environment possible for players, volunteers, and fans. This year, a total of 10 local Little League programs were once again honored from each of the five […]