Category: General

Little League® Photo Contest Opens June 6

Set to launch on the 82nd anniversary of the first Little League game on June 6, the 2021 Little League Photo Contest will run through 9 p.m. ET on August 1 in celebration of the exciting return of Little League in communities all around the world. Those interested in submitting their photos for this year’s […]

Little League® Graduates Set for the 2021 Women’s College World Series

More than 30 graduates of the Little League Softball® program will be heading to the USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to compete on the biggest stage of college softball at the 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s College World Series (WCWS) starting on June 3. Since 1974, the Little League Softball program has […]

2021 Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship Winners Announced

For nearly 30 years, Little League® International has honored the memory of its founder through the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship, awarding outstanding high school seniors in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, with financial assistance to support the pursuit of their higher education. While the traditional in-person recognition was canceled for the second year due to the […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Robert Rodriquez Flores, Jr., Texas District 15 Administrator. He was 57. Mr. Flores, a native of Houston, was elected as Texas District 15 Administrator in October of 2020, after serving five years on the district staff. Prior to volunteering at the district level, he was a local league […]

Two Iconic Brands Hit the Field as Ball Park® Buns and Little League® Announce New Partnership to Support Little Leaguers®

With excitement building around baseball and softball returning to fields this spring, Ball Park® Buns is proud to announce an official partnership with Little League® Baseball and Softball, becoming the Official Hot Dog and Hamburger Bun of the Little League World Series. Ball Park Buns and Little League are teaming up to encourage everyone to […]

Kelly Dine Joins Little League® International Board of Directors

During the annual Spring meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors on April 30, Kelly Dine of Hudson, Ohio, was elected as its newest at-large member. Mrs. Dine, a registered nurse, biomedical science teacher at North High School (Akron, Ohio), and a former lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy, has been a Little […]

Richard Hemphill Teaches Life Lessons on Little League® Fields in Rhode Island

Little League believes in the power of youth baseball and softball to teach life lessons that build stronger individuals and communities. For Richard Hemphill, League President of Silver Lake/Olneyville Little League in Providence, Rhode Island, this mission has as a way of life during his more than a decade of service as a Little League […]

Little League® International Celebrates Community Heroes as leagues return to the field

In Little League®, everyone has a position to play and it’s the more than one million dedicated volunteers who help make the Little League experience so memorable in communities all over the world. After seeing all of its communities come together during an extremely challenging and unprecedented year in 2020, Little League International is asking […]

Important Safety Notice from Easton Regarding BLACK MAGIC 2.0 Catcher’s Helmets

On Friday, April 9, 2021, Little League and other youth baseball organizations, were informed that the Easton issued an important consumer SAFETY Notice regarding their BLACK MAGIC 2.0 catcher’s helmets for two reasons: (i) the metal “cage” or “face protector” on certain units may experience poor paint adhesion which causes a risk of paint particles […]

Little League® International Welcomes Rachel Duda as Financial Systems Analyst

Little League® International recently added a new member to its Headquarters staff in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, with the hiring of Rachel Duda as its Financial Systems Analyst. “Rachel is an exciting addition to the Little League team as we continue to develop the support for our local leagues and evolve our business operations,” said Andy […]