Category: General

Former Little League® Stars square Off in 2021 MLB Postseason

The 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season is officially complete, and more than 60 Little League® graduates are set to take the field in search of The Commissioner’s Trophy. Among the former Little Leaguers®, this year’s postseason class includes five Little League Baseball® World Series graduates and three former Senior League Baseball World Series […]

Little League® International Applauds Umpire Gerry Davis on His Milestone Achievement – 5,000th MLB Game

On Sunday, October 3, 2021, in a contest between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs, Veteran Major League Baseball (MLB) Umpire Gerry Davis, 68, made history by umpiring in his 5,000th career game. Mr. Davis has become closely affiliated with the Little League® program in recent years. First, through his involvement with the Little […]

Local Little League® Programs Grateful for Pitch in for Baseball and Softball Donations

Since 2005, Little League® International has teamed up with Pitch In For Baseball & Softball (PIFBS) to help provide baseball and softball equipment to boys and girls around the world who want to play ball, but lack the equipment to do so. Over the past decade, PIFBS has distributed more than $9 million worth of […]

Brookfield (Ill.) National Little League Coach Inspires Little Leaguer® On Road to Recovery from Brain Injury

Becoming a Little League® volunteer means so much more than just signing up to take the field on game day and coach a group of children. It’s about helping to teach life lessons and build stronger individuals and communities through the game of baseball and softball, and for David Campbell, it also became a way […]

Dr. Kensa Gunter, Clinical and Sport Psychologist and Emotional Wellness Advocate, Elected to Little League® International Board of Directors

At its August 27 meeting, the Little League® International Board of Directors elected Dr. Kensa K. Gunter, a member of the 2021 Little League International Pandemic Response Advisory Commission, as an at-large Director. “On behalf of the entire Little League International Board of Directors, we are honored to welcome Dr. Gunter as our newest member,” […]

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 […]

Top Photos Revealed From the 2021 Little League® Photo Contest

As voted upon by Professional Photographers and Little League® International Staff Members, featured photos will be put on display at the World of Little League® Museum following the 2021 Little League Baseball® World Series. Launched on the 82nd anniversary of the first Little League® game on June 6, the 2021 Little League Photo Contest ran through […]

Le Jeune Chef to Provide 12,000 Meals to Teams During Little League Baseball World Series

When Pennsylvania College of Technology students began classes Aug. 16, those in baking, pastry and culinary arts majors already had their hands full as they work to fill the stomachs of the teams participating in the Little League Baseball® World Series, held just a few miles from the Penn College campus. The college’s Le Jeune […]