Category: General

2019 Little League Challenger Division® Jamborees to Provide Unique Opportunities to Children Across North America

This year, hundreds of Little Leaguers® with physical and intellectual challenges will receive a unique opportunity to participate in a Little League Challenger Division® Jamboree, a volunteer-hosted event that provides players the experience of a tournament atmosphere. “Each year, our dedicated volunteers work hard to provide members of our Challenger Division with the unique opportunity […]

Your Voice: Answers to Questions About League Age, Local Playing Rules, and Player Tryouts

Your Voice is a way for readers to share questions with us, and an opportunity for Little League® to provide some important information and guidance. We are excited about our continued conversations, and, as always, we invite you to share your thoughts, suggestions, and questions to parents@LittleLeague.org. Jamey from Michigan –  Why does Little League® have two […]

Little League® Graduates Spotlight 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame Class

In addition to Montoursville-native and Little League® International Board of Directors member, Mike Mussina, and his fellow Little League Hall of Excellence enshrine and New York Yankees teammate, Mariano Rivera, three other Little League graduates spotlight the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame Class, which was officially announced on January 22. In total, five of […]

Little League® International Congratulates Hall of Excellence Enshrinee Mariano Rivera on National Baseball Hall of Fame Election

New York Yankees legendary closer and Little League® Hall of Excellence enshrinee Mariano Rivera will receive his iconic bronze plaque this summer as he has officially been named a member of the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame Class by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Mr. Rivera will join fellow inductees and former Little […]

Congratulations to Montoursville-Native and Little League International Board of Directors Member, Mike Mussina, on Election to National Baseball Hall of Fame

Legendary Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher and Montoursville, Pa., native Mike Mussina will earn his iconic bronze plaque this summer as he has officially been named a member of the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame Class by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. A dedicated Little League® volunteer and Little League International Board of […]

2019 Little League Rulebooks Now Available

The 2019 Little League Baseball®, Little League Softball®, and Little League Challenger Division® Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Policies are now available for purchase in hardcopy through LittleLeagueStore.net. The hardcopies of the Little League rulebooks are currently available through LittleLeagueStore.net for $7. Local Little League programs can purchase hard copy rulebooks from LittleLeaguestore.net for $2. To take advantage of this $2 offer, individuals […]

A Look Back at Little League® Baseball and Softball in 2018

This past year was once again another successful year for Little League Baseball and Softball, and saw some very exciting changes, updates, and innovations for the future of the organization. Starting with the 27th Little League International Congress in New Orleans, a gathering of our top volunteers, to kick off the year, 2018 was filled […]

12 Days of Little League Celebration Coming to Social Media

This Holiday season, Little League® International will be celebrating with the 12 Days of Little League! Focused on honoring friends and family with communities around the world, the 12 Days of Little League is a social-media event that will take place on Little League’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages featuring players from all divisions and […]

Three Little League® International Employees Receive Promotions and One New Hire Announced

Little League® International officially announced the promotion of three of its employees and the hiring of one new employee. Andy Frederick was named Senior Director of Information Services, Brent Stahlnecker was named Director of Risk Management, and Sam Ranck was named the Director of League Development. “We are pleased to congratulate Andy, Brent, and Sam […]

Wendy Thomson, Ron Smith Announce Retirement from Little League® International

Wendy Thomson, Little League Canada Assistant Regional Director, and Ron Smith, Little League International Programmer and Analyst, have officially announced their retirement from Little League Baseball and Softball at the end of 2018. “We are very grateful for the many years of service and dedication that Wendy and Ron have given to our program and […]