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Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles Set for 2022 MLB Little League Classic

The Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox are the next teams up to head to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to play in the 2022 “MLB Little League Classic presented by GEICO,” as announced today by Major League Baseball (MLB) and Little League International. The game, which will be held on Sunday, August 21 and serve as a […]

The 20 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 20 that have played in the Little […]

Robinson (Texas) Little League Earns Inaugural Girls with Game Team Sportsmanship Award

Following the final day of Pool Play at the 2021 Little League Softball® World Series, Little League® International proudly named Robinson Little League, the Texas State Champion, as the inaugural recipient of the Girls with Game Team Sportsmanship Award. “On behalf of everyone at Little League International and the entire Little League Softball World Series […]

Finalists Set for 2021 T-Mobile Little League® Home Run Derby in Williamsport

After an exciting competition at the Regional Finals in Kansas City and Seattle, the finalists for the 2021 T-Mobile Little League® Home Run Derby Championship are officially set as the top eight baseball and softball sluggers from around the country get ready to square off in Williamsport. The full event will be televised on Sunday, […]

Little League® Community Heroes Recognized for Going Above and Beyond

The past year and half has been one of the most challenging and unprecedented experiences in our world’s history, but in the face of adversity, Little League® volunteers from around the world have stepped up to the plate and given their community a sense of hope and strength during these trying times. “We know how […]

Little League® Recognized as an Aspen Institute 2021 Project Play Champion

Based on its commitment to the growth and development of youth sports, Little League® Baseball and Softball has been named a 2021 Project Play Champion by the Aspen Institute’s Project Play initiative. Each year, Project Play honors a select number of national organizations who are taking new, meaningful, and specific actions consistent with Project Play’s […]

Admission Policies for 2021 Little League® Baseball and Softball Region Tournaments Announced

With the 2021 Little League® tournament season underway, Little League International has announced its official admission policies for its U.S. Region Tournament events. Based on the guidance provided by the 2021 Little League International Pandemic Response Advisory Commission, and in an abundance of caution for the safety and well-being of its participants, admission at each […]

Little League® and UPMC in North Central Pa. Dedicate New Player Wellness Center

Little League® International and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in North Central Pa. announced the dedication of the newly-built Player Wellness Center inside the Dr. Creighton J. Hale International Grove on the Little League International Complex. The new Player Wellness Center will serve as the medical hub for all players, coaches, and managers […]

Little League® Alumni Set to Compete in Tokyo for 2021 Olympics

As the world gears up to celebrate the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo, more than 15 former Little Leaguers® will take the stage in the world’s largest spotlight as they compete for the gold medal. With the Opening Ceremonies slated for Friday, July 23, these Olympians who got their start on a Little League® baseball […]

Former Little League® Stars on to the Next Stage at 2021 MLB Draft

Each year, hundreds of the world’s top baseball players earn the call to the big leagues as part of the MLB Draft, and in 2021, nearly 30 of the Top 75 selections got their start on the Little League® field. Below are the 29 former Little Leaguers® who were selected among the first 75 picks […]