Category: General

Looking Back at the Three Little League® Graduates with a World Series Trifecta

With the first Major League Baseball (MLB) game at the College World Series (CWS) in Omaha set to take place on June 13 between the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals, Little League® International wanted to take a look back at the three former Little Leaguers® who made history as the only graduates to play […]

Little League® Grads Shine Among Top 50 at MLB Draft

Growing up, Little Leaguers® all around the world dream of one day having their names called by the Baseball Commissioner at the MLB Draft. For 16 former Little Leaguers®, that dream came true on June 3 as they were selected among the top 50 picks in the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft this year in Secaucus, N.J. Below […]

PLAY BALL with Your Parents on Howard J. Lamade Stadium This Father’s Day During Annual “Have A Catch” Event

This Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, located at 525 U.S. 15, will be offering its visitors a unique opportunity to play catch on the outfield grass of Howard J. Lamade Stadium, the home of the Little League Baseball® World Series. As part of the event, […]

Parkland: A Community Ripped Apart Comes Together Through Little League®

February 14, 2018. A day that members of the Parkland community in Florida, and the entire world, will never forget. A day when a single high schooler at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took the lives of 17 innocent students and staff members while injuring 17 others in a tragic shooting. Parkland is a community like […]

Lycoming County High School Seniors Earn 2019 Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship

Since 1994, Little League® International has honored the memory of its founder through the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship. At its annual luncheon on Thursday, May 23, Little League recognized the achievement of 10 Lycoming County High School Seniors, awarding a total of $13,000 in scholarship funds. In 26 years, Little League has […]

Dedication to Saving Lives Results in a Life Being Saved

Local League Volunteer’s Effort to Make AEDs Available Leads to Life-Saving Act Sue Bruce is a licensed practical nurse from Dillsburg, Pa., who has been a part of Dillsburg Little League for about 20 years. This past year, she became a member of the Dillsburg Little League Board and has been working diligently to provide […]

Little League® International Adds Graphic Designer, Video Coordinator to Communications Staff

This spring, two new staff members joined the Little League International Communications Department, with Amy Brooks coming on board as a Graphic Designer and Hannah James being named Video Coordinator. “We are excited to welcome these two highly skilled professionals to our team, as we continue to work together to put together the best resources […]

Parent Confession: I Made My Kid Cry, Not Happy Tears

It was early in the season. School was still in. My son had a big game versus the other top team in our league. I am a very competitive person. My son, who was eleven at the time, isn’t, and it’s something I’ve struggled with. I always wanted him to have a little more fire […]

Your Voice: Answers to Questions and Misconceptions Parents Have About the Little League® International Tournament

For parents, grandparents, and guardians of Little Leaguers®, Your Voice is a way for you to share questions with Little League®, and an opportunity for us 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. – – […]

A Different Point of View: Persistence, Self-Awareness, Confidence Prevail as Teenager Takes on Umpiring

Taegen McCoy is 16 years old and a sophomore at Northern High School in Dillsburg, Pa. In many ways, she’s a typical high schooler. She enjoys playing the viola in the orchestra and competing on the women’s tennis team, and won the title of Farmer’s Fair Queen. One year ago, she added another activity to […]