Category: Museum

World of Little League® Museum Joins Hundreds of Museums in “Bells of Peace” Event on November 11

On Sunday, November 11, the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will be joining hundreds of museums from around the United States in a commemorative “Bells of Peace” event, as part of the U.S. WWI Centennial Commission, to pay tribute to the 100th Anniversary of the armistice of World War I in a […]

New MLB Exhibit on Display at World of Little League® Museum

Visitors to the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will have the opportunity to experience a brand-new exhibit as Little League® shares its historical connection with Major League Baseball. “Little League International and Major League Baseball have enjoyed a close relationship for decades, and as that relationship with Major League Baseball has grown in recent […]

Video Spotlighting History of the Little League Baseball® World Series Wins 2018 ISHY Award

The World of Little League®: Museum and Official Store was recently named the recipient of a 2018 ISHY Award, as presented by the International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA), for a feature spotlighting the history of the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS). “It All Started Here,” a video produced for Little League® International by 20/20 […]

Art Event Scheduled for October 14 at the World of Little League® Museum

For the second time this year, guests of the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will have the opportunity to learn to paint inside the iconic museum as part of a “Art at the Museum” event with local artist, Amanda M. Emig, on Sunday, October 14, starting at 2 p.m. “Our first event held this […]

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 […]