Category: Awards

Longtime Little League® Volunteer John Berardi Named 2022 Boston Red Sox Jimmy Fund Award Winner

Little League® is proud to recognize longtime volunteer, John Berardi, on being named the recipient of the 2022 Boston Red Sox Jimmy Fund Award, which was presented to him in an on-field ceremony at Fenway Park on August 22, 2022. The Boston Red Sox Jimmy Fund Award is the Jimmy Fund’s highest honor, presented annually […]

Nolensville Little League Earns 2022 Jack Losch Little League Baseball® World Series Team Sportsmanship Award

Nolensville (Tenn.) Little League, the 2022 Southeast Region Champion, has been named the recipient of the 2022 Jack Losch Little League Baseball® World Series Team Sportsmanship Award based on their display of sportsmanship on and off the field. “The foundation of the Little League program is built around respect, sportsmanship, and the life lessons learned […]

Little League® A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Award Winners Announced for 2022

The safety and well-being of all participants in the Little League Program has always been a top priority, and 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, Little League is once […]

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 […]

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 […]

Two-Time MLB All-Star and 1998 LLBWS Graduate Todd Frazier to be Enshrined into Little League® Hall of Excellence

In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series this August, Little League® International is excited to welcome one of its most notable graduates, Todd Frazier, into the Little League Hall of Excellence. “More than 20 years since he helped lead the Toms River East Little League team to the 1998 […]

Jenny Dalton-Hill to become Seventh Woman Enshrined into the Little League® Hall of Excellence

Little League® International is pleased to announce that Jenny Dalton-Hill will be enshrined into the Little League Hall of Excellence this August, becoming only the seventh woman to earn the highest honor that Little League can bestow. “Since her time on the Little League fields, to her incredible career as a baseball and softball player […]

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. […]