Category: General

Four New Members Join Little League® International Advisory Board

This October, during its annual fall meeting in Williamsport, four dedicated Little League® volunteers were named the newest District Administrators to join the Little League International Advisory Board. The four new members of the Advisory Board are Derek Lisby (Indiana), Roman Jones (Georgia), Perry Pierce (Connecticut), and Carl Thompson (Arizona), replacing Dave Arkfeld (Nebraska), Jenice […]

Video Spotlighting History of the Little League Baseball® World Series Wins 2018 ISHY Award

The World of Little League®: Museum and Official Store was recently named the recipient of a 2018 ISHY Award, as presented by the International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA), for a feature spotlighting the history of the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS). “It All Started Here,” a video produced for Little League® International by 20/20 […]

Lamade Stadium, Home of the Little League Baseball® World Series, Gets Fresh Look

For the first time in nearly a decade, the playing field at the iconic Howard J. Lamade Stadium, home of the Little League Baseball® World Series each August, received a full resurfacing this off-season. “Each year, our fields receive natural wear and tear beneath the surface that may not be visible to those watching from […]

Dates and Locations Set for 2020 Regional Roundtables and 2022 Congress Events

Following the conclusion of the Little League® International Congress in January 2018, the dates and locations for the 2020 Little League Regional Roundtables and 28th Little League International Congress have officially been announced. More information regarding the U.S. Regional Roundtables and International Congress event, including travel logistics, registration information, and agenda items, will be distributed […]

Little League® Graduates Ready For 2018 MLB Postseason

The 2018 Major League Baseball Postseason is once again shaping up to be an exciting time for baseball fans all over the world, and among this year’s top teams are more than 70 Little League alumni ready to try and lead their team to the Commissioner’s Trophy. From Hall of Famers to Home Run Derby […]

Technique Training, Explanation Are the Focus of Little League® Umpire Mechanics Clinic

Motivated to improve aptitude and execution on their local fields, 20 Little League® volunteer umpires visited Little League International in Williamsport, Pa., for the fall 2018 weekend mechanics clinic. The intent of the clinic is to expose attendees to the proper home plate and base mechanics, based on the Little League Standards. Throughout the two-plus […]

Pirates, Cubs to Play in 2019 MLB Little League Classic presented by GEICO

Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) and Little League® International jointly announced that the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs will play in the third “MLB Little League Classic presented by GEICO” in Williamsport, Pa., during the 2019 MLB Championship Season. The special Regular Season contest, as well as ancillary […]

Indonesia’s Roy Romaya Nominated for Election to the Little League® International Board of Directors

Mr. Romaya will assume the role of Field Director for the Asia-Pacific Region at the November 2018 Board meeting. Roy Romaya of South Jakarta, Indonesia, was officially nominated for election as the Asia-Pacific Region Representative to the Little League International Board of Directors in May 2018 and was approved by the Board during its annual […]

Little League® International Approved to Pursue Opportunity in Whitestown, Ind., for Central Region Headquarters Location

During its annual August meeting, the Little League® International Board of Directors approved an offer to relocate its Central Region Headquarters to Whitestown, Ind., pending the completion of a formal agreement. “After a thorough evaluation of local communities within the Central Region, the Little League International Board of Directors are pleased that this opportunity involving […]

Letter from Stephen D. Keener: The Times They Are A-Changin’

“Come gather round people, wherever you roam, and admit that the waters around you have grown.” When Bob Dylan wrote “The Times They Are a-Changin’” in the mid-1960s, we don’t think he had Little League® on his mind (although his sons Jakob and Sam would play Little League Baseball® in the late 1970s), nor baseball […]