Category: General

So You Want to Coach Little League? Here’s Some Free Advice.

This story was written by Dan McGowan and originally appeared as a column in the Boston Globe.  I pitched both ends of a doubleheader over the weekend, scattering a few infield hits, allowing just two (completely unearned) runs, and picking up the win in both games. My right arm was a little sore after the […]

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the World of Little League® Museum All Month Long

  The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store is celebrating mothers from around the world all month long with FREE admission to all mothers who come to visit the museum between May 1-31, 2022. “Since it began, Little League has been a great way to bring families together both on and off the […]

Inspired 18-Year-Old Chooses Umpiring as Best Way to Impact His Life, Motivate Others

Zachary Frattaroli is just 18 years old. A freshman at Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) University. He loves the game of baseball. But he never was the best player on his team. Still, he has something over his teammates: He was the most knowledgeable on every field he ever stepped on. “They called me Coach Frat,” said Zachary. […]

Remembering Jack Losch: The First LLBWS Graduate to Play Professional Sports

Jack Losch’s legacy is far greater than what he did on a Little League® field, although what he did there was pretty special too. Mr. Losch was the starting center fielder on the very first team to win the Little League Baseball® World Series. He went 2-for-4 in the championship game when the Maynard Midgets […]

History Made as Aguadulce Cabezera Little League Earns Panama’s First Ever Direct Entry Into the LLBWS

Aguadulce Cabezera Little League was crowned the 2022 Panama Region Champion with a 12-0 victory over Villa de Los Santos Little League in February, marking history as it earned the country’s first direct entry to the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) as part of the expanded bracket in 2022. The team won the Panama […]

Little League® World Series Set to Return with Full Participant Field and Fans at All Divisions of Play

After two years of not being able to hold its events in full capacity due to the coronavirus pandemic, Little League® International is excited to announce the return of all seven World Series events, and their respective Region Tournaments, with the anticipation of international participation and full fan and visitor opportunities in 2022. “We know […]

Little League® Awards Program Returns with New Volunteer Recognition Structure

Following two years of suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Little League® Awards Program will be returning for the 2022 season with an updated, modernized structure to honor its dedicated volunteers. “After two years of challenges and adversity for our local leagues and communities, we are pleased to bring back the Little League Awards […]

Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees Return in 2022 to Provide Fun Opportunities to Players in Underserved Communities Across the U.S.

After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees are returning in 2022 with six events being held across the United States this summer. “We are thrilled to be able to bring back the majority of these annual events this summer and provide opportunities for players from underserved communities […]

Autumn Llewellyn Joins Little League® Team as Business Analyst and Project Manager

Little League® International has announced Autumn Llewellyn as its new Business Analyst and Project Manager within the Information Technology department, effective as of April 19, 2022. “On behalf of everyone at Little League International, we are thrilled to welcome Autumn to our team in Williamsport,” said Andy Frederick, Little League Senior Director of Information Technology. […]

Jason Kift Named Little League® Skilled Facilities Technician

Little League® International has announced Jason Kift as its new Skilled Facilities Technician at its headquarters in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, effective as of April 11, 2022. “On behalf of the entire facilities team at Little League International, and our entire staff, we are honored to welcome Jason to our team here in Williamsport,” said John […]