Category: Baseball

Free Rulebook App, Tournament Mandatory Play Highlight Updates and Rule Changes for 2023 Little League® Season

As the 2022 calendar year comes to a close, Little League® International has announced the updates and changes to its Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Operating Policies for the 2023 season. These changes were reviewed by the Little League International Board of Directors at its annual meeting on Friday, November 11, 2022, hosted by Major […]

World Series Expansion Provides Opportunities to Players, Volunteers Around the World

Opportunity means everything in the Little League® program, and thanks to the expansion of the Little League Baseball and Softball World Series that started in 2022, six additional local leagues now get the chance to live out the dream that thousands of leagues strive for each summer and play on the biggest stage in youth […]

The 20 Girls Who Have Made Little League Baseball® World Series History

In 1974, the Little League® Federal Charter was amended; allowing girls to play Little League Baseball® and the Little League Softball® program was created. Since then, millions of Girls with Game from around the world have gotten their start on Little League diamond. Of those millions, there are 20 that have played in the Little […]

Updated Guidance on Patches for 2021 Tournament Play

Dear District and League Officials, As we are preparing for the Little League® International Tournament to begin in communities throughout the United States, the Little League International Tournament Committee has received multiple inquiries regarding if the Little League Official Patch are required to be on Tournament Team uniforms. As you may be aware, for the […]

Little League® International Announces Zionsville, Indiana, as New Home for Central Region Headquarters

Following a 14-month selection process, Little League® International has officially announced Zionsville, Ind., as the new permanent home for the Central Region Headquarters. The decision was made during the Little League International Board of Directors meeting on November 10 following a thorough evaluation of communities who responded to a Request for Proposal (RFP) last fall. “On […]

Lucky Seven: Four Baseball, Three Softball World Series Champions Crowned During Summer of 2017

The summer of 2017 produced seven World Series Champions, with International teams capturing the program’s four Little League Baseball® titles, while teams from the United States winning all three Little League Softball® championship banners. Below is a review of these tournaments. For more information and details, visit LLBWS.org. Little League Baseball® Williamsport, Pa. Tokyo-Kitasuna Little League, […]

Prep Sportswear Announced as an Approved Fundraiser of Little League® Baseball and Softball

Newly launched Little League® Custom Gear Shop will support local league fundraising efforts with 15 percent of store sales going back to the league. Prep Sportswear has been named as an approved fundraiser of Little League®Baseball and Softball, providing local Little League programs throughout the United States with an additional resource to help with fundraising […]

Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) reports that casual participation in baseball in the United States increased 18.1 percent in 2016. According to the annual report produced by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) released last month, participation in baseball in the United States has shown a significant increase in 2016. Overall baseball participation […]

Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, Ind., will host the Little League Baseball and Little League Softball Tournaments in 2017. With the recent sale of the former Little League Central Region Headquarters in Indianapolis, Little League® International has officially announced the Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, Ind., as the location for the 2017 Little League Baseball® and Little […]

Across the Philippines, Little League® volunteers are helping to grow the game through baseball and softball clinics across their country. In many cases, these volunteers are finding unique ways to teach the game using everyday objects to help show children easy ways to have fun through baseball and softball. Over the course of October, volunteers […]