Category: General

Little League Softball® Alumna Rachel Garcia Wins 2019 Honda Cup

Rachel Garcia is no stranger to winning awards. This year alone, the former Little Leaguer®  has received various honors after leading UCLA to victory in the Women’s College World Series. Just one week after their victory, Ms. Garcia accepted yet another award as she was presented with the 2019 Honda Cup and named the Collegiate […]

Going Global: Little League® Baseball Camp Welcomes Several International Little Leaguers®

By Ethan Roy Few sports can claim to have the international prominence of baseball. From Canada to India to South Korea, and everywhere in between, the sport boasts a global influence and connects the world with the common language of baseball. For many, the introduction to that language comes in Little League®. Each summer, more […]

The 19 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 19 that have played in the Little […]

Little League® Grow the Game Grants Benefit Local Leagues All Around the United States

Earlier this spring, more than 25 local Little League programs received direct support through the Little League Grow the Game Grant Program, which assists local Little League programs who are working to enhance Little League opportunities in their community. “Since its launch in 2015, the Little League Grow the Game Grant Program has been able […]

Six Innings With Miami Marlins’ Outfielder Curtis Granderson

A three-time MLB All-Star, Miami Marlins’ Outfielder Curtis Granderson has had a tremendous professional baseball career these last 15 years, all of which got started on the local fields of Lynwood (Ill.) Little League in the early 90s. During Spring Training this past March, Little League® International had the opportunity to catch up with the […]

Little League® Alumni Take Home ESPYs, Gatorade Player of the Year Awards at 2019 Event

The ESPY awards took place this July in Los Angeles. The event recognized some of the best in sports from the high school level to the pros. While Little League alumnus Drew Brees stole the show with an incredible acceptance speech for his ESPY, fellow former Little Leaguers® took home awards across multiple categories including […]

Your Voice: Answers to Questions About Tournament Play and Fall Ball

  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. Justin from Pennsylvania – Is it fair to the […]

Little League® Graduates Ready to Compete at the 2019 MLB All-Star Game

More than 20 Little League® graduates will be heading to Cleveland this July to represent their teams in the 2019 MLB All-Star Game Festivities on July 7-9. From the excitement of the All-Star Futures Game on Sunday, to the T-Mobile Home Run Derby on Monday, and ultimately the 2019 MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, some […]

British Little Leaguers® Show Support for MLB London Series

While most people think of cricket, rugby, and soccer when they hear about sports in London, Little Leaguers® from the United Kingdom are excited to see the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees head across the Atlantic for the MLB London Series on June 29-30, 2019. The MLB London Series will mark the first […]

Arlington (Texas) Southwest Little League Named 2019 Carl E. Stotz Little League® Community Award Winner

Small-town atmosphere in a big city. That’s how members of the community view the culture and tradition that has been created around the local fields of the Arlington (Texas) Southwest Little League complex. For their dedication to the community, their commitment to the players and volunteers in their program, and the values displayed each and […]