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Local Leagues Improving Experiences Through Little League® Grow the Game Grant Opportunities

Following the conclusion of the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series, a group of local Little League® programs were awarded with thousands of dollars as part of the Little League Grow the Game Grant, a program which assists local leagues who are working to enhance Little League opportunities in their community. In total, 10 local […]

Parent Confession: I Tore Down My Kid’s Coach

My son had a very solid 12-year-old season, mainly playing second base, a little bit of center field, and a handful of times on the mound. We didn’t win many games, however, and I felt it was because of his head coach’s managing style. In my view, Dylan’s manager shifted players around too much and […]

Three Words That Will Help Your Young Player Overcome the Fear of Making a Mistake

Written By: John O’Sullivan, Founder of the Changing the Game Project One of the most unique things about the game of baseball and softball is that it is a game of failure. The best players, the ones headed to Cooperstown, are only successful in 3 out of 10 at bats. During those at bats, they might […]

New Little League® Rulebook App Gives Mobile Access to Official Regulations, Playing Rules, and Operating Policies

In a continued effort to provide parents, volunteers, and league officials with a clear explanation and understanding of the official regulations, playing rules, and operating policies, Little League® has launched a brand-new Rulebook App, now available in the Apple and Google Play App Stores for a one-time download fee of $1.99. Learn More About the […]

Getting Real About Safety: Concord American Little League’s ASAP Plan Focuses on a Healthy Experience On & Off the Field

The A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) was created more than two decades ago with a mission of providing the safest possible environment for Little Leaguers® everywhere and helping them build confidence and emotional well being. Every year, member organizations make amazing strides in this effort and one group is recognized for embodying this spirit above […]

Little League® Graduates Shine in 2019 MLB Postseason Awards

After another exciting Major League Baseball (MLB) season, more than 20 Little League® graduates were honored as 2019 MLB postseason award recipients. Highlighting the 2019 award recipients were a pair of 2007 Little League World Series (LLWS) graduates in Cody Bellinger (LLBWS) and Kolten Wong (SLBWS), both of which were named Gold Glove winners this […]

I Should Have Never Pulled My Daughter from Little League Softball®

Years ago, when my daughter was a 10-year-old Little League Softball® player, I ended up making a big mistake. I was at most practices, watching from the bleachers. Michaela did great. Always hustled, hit the ball well, and fielded fine. But, when it came to games, she struggled. I talked to her about it, her […]

Two New Members, One Returning to the Little League® International Board of Directors

During its annual fall meeting in November 2019, two new members were elected to the Little League® International Board of Directors and one former Board member was approved to return to the Board as a replacement Field Director. Joining the Board as the newest Regional Field Directors will be Kevin Kvame (Canada Region – Alberta […]

Little League® Joins with Changing the Game Project Founder and CEO, John O’Sullivan, on Content Partnership

Little League® Baseball and Softball has joined together for an official content partnership with Changing the Game Project’s Founder and CEO, John O’Sullivan, to provide its parents and volunteer coaches with educational resources and guidance to create a better Little League experience for all children. “We are looking forward to working with John and his […]

Celebrate the Holidays at the World of Little League® Museum

This Holiday season, visitors across Central Pennsylvania are encouraged to stop at the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store for a variety of exciting events and opportunities to experience with their families. “The Holiday season is always an important time for families to spend together and we wanted to find a way to […]