Category: World Series

Expansions to Little League® International Tournament Set for 2018

Australia Region to gain direct entry into Intermediate (50/70) Baseball World Series; Junior League Baseball World Series to add Host Team. The Little League® International Tournament will see two new expansion changes coming in 2018 that will affect the Junior League Baseball and Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Divisions. “We are excited to continue to grow the […]

2018 Little League® World Series Logos Unveiled

Little League® International has officially unveiled the logos that will be used for each of its seven World Series events during the 2018 Little League International Tournament games. Designed to capture the fun and excitement of the events, the 2018 logos exemplify the joy of the Little League World Series tournaments.   This summer, hundreds of thousands of baseball and softball players […]

Dave Wetmore Presented with the Little League® Peter J. McGovern Distinguished Service Award

Mr. Wetmore has been a dedicated volunteer in the Little League® program since 1987.  Little League® International proudly announced Dave Wetmore (California District 57) as the recipient of the Peter J. McGovern Distinguished Service Award at the Chairman’s Banquet of the 27th Little League International Congress in New Orleans on January 22. Presented at the Little League International Congress since 1958, the Peter J. McGovern Distinguished Service Award recognizes […]

Cadonau Family Named Little League® Chairman’s Award Recipient

The Cadonau Family have hosted the Little League Softball® World Series at the Alpenrose Dairy Farm in Portland, Ore., since 1994.  For more than two decades, the Alpenrose Dairy Farm, owned and operated by the Cadonau Family in Portland, Ore., has served as the iconic home of the Little League Softball® World Series, one of Little League® International’s premiere events each summer. Thanks […]

2018 Little League® World Series Umpires Announced

Little League® Baseball and Softball has announced the selection of more than 90 volunteer umpires for the seven Little League World Series tournaments in 2018. The events begin on July 28 with the Senior League Baseball World Series in Easley, S.C, and concludes with the Little League Baseball® World Series championship game in South Williamsport, […]

Little League® Announces Kimber Nelson as New Senior League Baseball World Series Director

Former director Jon Humphrey will continue to serve as an advisor for the Senior League Baseball World Series Tournament Committee. Little League® International has officially announced that Kimber Nelson has accepted the appointment to become the new Senior League Baseball World Series Tournament Director in Easley, S.C. The current director, Jon Humphrey, has made the decision […]

Five Minutes with Gerry Davis

MLB umpire Gerry Davis calls another World Series, this time a Little League World Series. In 2017, MLB veteran umpire Gerry Davis had the unique opportunity to serve as an umpire for two World Series, the Major League Baseball World Series and the Little League Baseball World Series. Following his trip to Williamsport, Mr. Davis also […]

Dates Announced for the 2018 Little League® World Series Tournaments

The official dates for the 2018 Little League® World Series Tournaments were approved on Friday, Nov. 10, at the annual fall meeting of the Little League International Board of Directors. “With the official approval by our Board of Directors, I am proud to once again announce the schedule for our seven World Series tournaments in 2018,” […]

Lucky Seven: Four Baseball, Three Softball World Series Champions Crowned During Summer of 2017

The summer of 2017 produced seven World Series Champions, with International teams capturing the program’s four Little League Baseball® titles, while teams from the United States winning all three Little League Softball® championship banners. Below is a review of these tournaments. For more information and details, visit LLBWS.org. Little League Baseball® Williamsport, Pa. Tokyo-Kitasuna Little League, […]

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