Category: Museum

World of Little League® Museum Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th Annual Museum Day Live! Celebration

The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will be providing free entry on Saturday, Sept. 22, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day Live! The initiative involves museums throughout the United States emulating the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission every day. Visitors are required […]

The Story of the Little League® Patch

On a warm March day during MLB Spring Training in Scottsdale, Ariz., more than 2,250 miles away from Williamsport, Pa., former Longview (Wash.) Little Leaguer® and current Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black came across a Little League® Patch and could barely contain his excitement. “I love that! It throws me back to my time in […]

Stephen Robe: Reliving the Dream 40 Years Later

Stephen Robe, a former member of the South Lexington (Ky.) Little League team that represented the South Region in the 1978 Little League Baseball® World Series, recently took a trip to South Williamsport, Pa., to relive his glory days 40 years after first stepping foot onto the iconic field. This summer, Mr. Robe and his […]

Debra Crerie: Breaking the Mold of Little League® Umpires

Debra Crerie is out-numbered, to say the least, when it comes to umpiring. She is one of only a few female Little League Baseball® umpires, but does not let those statistics hold her back from doing what she loves. Since she was a little girl, Ms. Crerie has loved baseball. Although girls’ participation in Little […]

Thomas Tull, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Pittsburgh-based Tulco, to be Enshrined into Little League® Hall of Excellence

Just two years after watching the Little League® he once played for capture the Little League Baseball® World Series Championship title, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Tulco and 2016 Maine-Endwell Little League sponsor, Thomas Tull, will be returning to Williamsport this summer to receive Little League’s highest honor, enshrinement into the Little League Hall of […]

Homemade Glove From Nigeria Is The Newest Acquisition At World Of Little League® Museum

The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store’s newest acquisition is made mostly of cardboard. The hand-made, right-hander’s baseball glove, fashioned by 9-year-old Little Leaguer® Philip Adeeri Fagbenro of the Ekiti Kete Little League in Ado Ekiti, Nigeria, is now considered one of the Museum’s most important artifacts. “I saw a photo of Philip […]

‘Have a Catch’ in Iconic Lamade Stadium This Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, the World of Little League® 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 iconic Howard J. Lamade Stadium, the home of the Little League Baseball® World Series. As part of the event, […]

World of Little League® Museum Set to Participate in National Blue Star Museums Program

  Starting on Memorial Day, the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store, located at 525 U.S. 15, will be participating in the ninth-annual National Blue Star Museums Program, which provides free admission to families of those active military and veterans who provide proper identification. The project is a collaboration between the National Endowment […]

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

This Mother’s Day, treat your mother to a free visit at the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, located at 525 U.S. 15, on Sunday, May 13. The first 50 mothers in attendance will be provided with a special Mother’s Day gift, courtesy of the World of Little League Museum. […]

World of Little League® Museum Joins Lycoming County’s ‘Hunting for History’ Program

Starting with its Open House on April 7 and continuing throughout the summer, the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will help celebrate Lycoming County’s rich history as it participates in Historical Organizations of Lycoming County’s “Hunting for History” Program. “Our area has a rich heritage that reaches back through centuries into military […]