Category: 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 […]

Robinson (Texas) Little League Earns Inaugural Girls with Game Team Sportsmanship Award

Following the final day of Pool Play at the 2021 Little League Softball® World Series, Little League® International proudly named Robinson Little League, the Texas State Champion, as the inaugural recipient of the Girls with Game Team Sportsmanship Award. “On behalf of everyone at Little League International and the entire Little League Softball World Series […]

Joe Losch Retires as Corporate Secretary of Little League Baseball®, Incorporated

After more than 20 years of service as the Corporate Secretary of Little League Baseball®, Incorporated, Joe Losch is officially retiring as announced during the annual meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors on November 13, 2020. Karl Eckweiler, Little League Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, will assume responsibilities as the […]

2020 ASAP Awards Program: Regional Winners, National Award Recipient to Be Announced in August

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. While the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted so many of our local league operations, the selection process is currently under […]

Little League® Awards Program Suspended for 2020 Season

With the recent guidance to suspend/delay Little League® seasons around the world, Little League International has made the difficult decision to suspend its National Little League Awards Program for the 2020 season. “Based on the projected late start to the season for many of our local Little League programs around the world, and the challenges […]

The 2019 ASAP Award Winners Showcase Thoughtfulness, Planning in Their League Safety Efforts

Since its creation, the Little League® Baseball and Softball A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) has been embraced by local leagues nationwide and has helped to reduce injuries by 90 percent. In 2019, local Little League programs throughout the United States participated in the program at a record rate. During this year’s Little League Baseball® World […]

Little League® Baseball and Softball Names 2019 Award Winners

All over the world, people dedicate countless hours to Little League® as volunteers. Every year, Little League is proud to recognize individuals for their dedication and commitment through the Little League Awards program. Through the generosity of AIG, Little League gives out these annual awards to highlight the tremendous support and commitment of its volunteers. […]

Arlington (Texas) Southwest Little League Named 2019 Carl E. Stotz Little League® Community Award Winner

Small-town atmosphere in a big city. That’s how members of the community view the culture and tradition that has been created around the local fields of the Arlington (Texas) Southwest Little League complex. For their dedication to the community, their commitment to the players and volunteers in their program, and the values displayed each and […]