Category: World Series

Little League® to Welcome Red Sox, Orioles to Williamsport for 2020 “MLB Little League Classic Presented by GEICO”

The Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles will play in the fourth iteration of the “MLB Little League Classic presented by GEICO” in 2020, as announced by Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) and Little League International on Wednesday, August 7. The game, which will take place on Sunday, August […]

One Year Later: Looking Back at Ohio’s First World Series Championship

In 2018, the Wheelersburg Little League Softball team made history as the first team from Ohio, girls or boys, to win a Little League World Series title. One year later, the impact of that historic run continues to be felt by Dusty Salyers, the team’s manager for both the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Mr. Salyers […]

Southwest Wins The Senior League Softball World Series

Southwest beat Delaware District 3 (Host) 7-5 on Sunday to take the 2019 Little League Senior Softball World Series Crown. Delaware got things moving in the first inning, scoring two runs when Jada Evans doubled. But Southwest answered in the 3rd, then pulled away for good with three runs in the third inning. In the […]

Southeast defeats Southwest, 7-6; Wins Junior League Softball World Series Championship

A walk-off double propelled Southeast to a decisive, dramatic victory over Southwest, 7-6. The game was tied at six with Southeast batting in the bottom of the seventh when Cassidy Lund doubled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run. The base paths were crowded in this high-scoring game. Southeast collected six hits and Southwest had […]

Journey to 2008 Junior League Softball World Series Yields World Title, Impactful Life Lessons

By Ethan Roy Of the countless athletes around the world that have participated in Little League Baseball® and Little League Softball®, only a select group can say that they won the last Little League game they ever played. The 2008 Pusch Ridge Little League Softball team of Oro Valley, Arizona, are members of that select […]

Little League® Baseball and Softball Names 2019 Award Winners

All over the world, people dedicate countless hours to Little League® as volunteers. Every year, Little League is proud to recognize individuals for their dedication and commitment through the Little League Awards program. Through the generosity of AIG, Little League gives out these annual awards to highlight the tremendous support and commitment of its volunteers. […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Clarence Louis Baity, a player on the 1947 “Maynard Midgets,” the first Little League Baseball® World Series Championship team from Williamsport, Pa. He was 85. Born and raised in Williamsport, Pa., Mr. Baity was a player in the Maynard Little League, one of the first local leagues chartered […]

Growing the Game of Baseball Throughout Europe and Africa Region

Soccer. Basketball. Hockey. Cricket. These might all be sports easily identified as popular in Europe, but the players from the 16 teams who competed in the 2018 Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa Region Tournament in Kutno, Poland, may disagree. With the rapid development of baseball in Europe over the last few years, Little League […]

A Season to Remember: Mamie Johnson Little League

Mamie Johnson Little League made headlines last year after becoming the first predominantly African-American team to win the Washington D.C., Little League Championship, defeating the Capitol Hill Little League, 14-7. While that championship win was certainly impressive, and made news across the United States, it was the impact the league had on others throughout their […]

Underdogs Reunited: Trumbull (Conn.) Little League Returns to Williamsport for 30-Year Anniversary

It may have been 30 years since the team from Trumbull, Connecticut, won the 1989 Little League Baseball® World Series, but the legacy of that small-town team has continued to resonate throughout the community year after year. This year, in celebration of their 30th anniversary, members of that 1989 Trumbull (Conn.) National Little League team […]