Category: General

Dugout Earns Second-Straight Mascot Hall of Fame Award for Greatest Community Impact

For a second year in a row, Dugout, the official mascot of Little League® Baseball and Softball, has been named the winner of the 2023 Mascot Hall of Fame Award for corporate mascot with the greatest community impact.  At the 2023 Little League Baseball® World Series, Presented by T-Mobile, Dugout helped welcome players and coaches […]

World of Little League® Museum Set to Host Holiday Ornament Painting Event

This holiday season, the World of Little League® Museum will once again be giving families in the community a chance to make their own holiday decorations with a holiday ornament painting event on Saturday, December 9, at 10 a.m. Museum guests can paint their ornament for the cost of admission to the Museum, which also grants full […]

Jim Dean, Travis Ellis Named to the Little League® International Board of Directors

Nominated by their fellow District Administrators (D.A.s) across their respective regions, Jim Dean and Travis Ellis have officially been elected to serve as Field Directors to the Little League® International Board of Directors. With their election, Jim and Travis will be replacing Kevin Kvame and Eric Pearson, respectively, as they conclude their terms on the […]

Holiday Specials Lining Up at the World of Little League® Museum and Little League® Main Gift Shop

  With just weeks until the 2023 holiday season swings into full gear, the World of Little League® Museum and the Little League® Main Gift Shop have announced some exciting specials for the greater Williamsport community. Toys for Tots Donations at the Museum (November 1 to December 11) Visitors with a giving heart will once again have […]

A Letter from the Chairman: Reflecting on the 2023 Little League Season

Dear Little League Fans, Families, Volunteers, and Players, As we all wrap up yet another memorable Little League® season, and I reflect on my first year serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors for this great organization, I want to start by saying THANK YOU to each and every one of you for making […]

Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees See Record Numbers, First-Time Experiences in 2023

In its second year back since the pandemic, the Little League® Urban Initiative Jamboree events saw record performances in 2023, including the largest softball event in the program’s history and the addition of nine first-time participating leagues. “Since we held our first Jamboree nearly two decades ago, these events have provided opportunities to children within our […]

2007 Little League® Hall of Excellence Enshrinee Dusty Baker announces retirement as MLB Manager

After 26 seasons as a Major League Baseball Manager, Little League® Hall of Excellence enshrinee Dusty Baker has announced his retirement. A graduate of Riverside (Calif.) Little League, Mr. Baker was inducted into the Little League Hall of Excellence in 2007. After his time on the Little League field, Mr. Baker spent 19 years playing […]

Important Updates to Little League’s Child Protection Program

Little League® is for everyone, and all children and families should be able to fully enjoy their Little League experience on and off the field. To help bring that fun, community-based opportunity to children, it is paramount that we keep the safety and well-being of our Little Leaguers® at the forefront of all that we […]

2023 Little League® Girls with Game® Experience is a Grand Slam

Held for the second year in a row, the 2023 Little League® Girls with Game® Experience was a grand slam of a hit, bringing the fun and excitement of softball to the home of the Little League Baseball® World Series with four unique experiences on October 20-21. “The Girls with Game Experience is a great […]

Little League® International Receives a 2023 Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy for Best Short Form Content in Sports

  Little League® International has earned its first-ever Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy Award, as presented by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, for its video titled “LLWS: Josiah Porter”. The video production won in the category Sports – Short Form Content (Single Story). Also nominated in this category were videos […]