Category: Baseball

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 […]

Umpires Selected for Nine Little League® World Series Tournaments in 2016

Little League® Baseball and Softball has announced the selection of 113 volunteer umpires for the nine Little League World Series tournaments in 2016. The events begin with the Big League Baseball World Series in Easley, S.C., on July 26 and concludes with the Little League Baseball® World Series championship game in Williamsport, Pa. on Aug. […]

Little League® Family Legacy: Astros George Springer and His Sisters Nicole and Lena Follow Parents Path to Success on the Diamond

George Springer III is a standout young talent who has people buzzing in Houston and beyond, after he helped the Astros advance to the 2015 MLB Playoffs for the first time in 10 years. But he might not even be the most accomplished Springer in the sport. It’s hard to imagine a family with more […]