Category: World Series

What I Learned: Lessons of Little League®

“Can I pitch a crazy — but totally awesome — idea to you?” “Sure,” I answered quizzically, readying myself for the unveiling of my fiancé Tim’s secret scheme. He took a deep breath and then, smiling boyishly, laid out his plan: “Do you know what is exactly two and a half hours south of Rochester? South Williamsport. […]

Dates and Logos for the 2019 Little League® World Series Tournaments Announced

Fans from around the world can begin making their plans to attend each of the seven Little League® World Series Tournaments in 2019, as the dates and logos were officially approved at the annual fall meeting of the Little League International Board of Directors on Friday, Nov. 9. In addition to the dates for each […]

Lamade Stadium, Home of the Little League Baseball® World Series, Gets Fresh Look

For the first time in nearly a decade, the playing field at the iconic Howard J. Lamade Stadium, home of the Little League Baseball® World Series each August, received a full resurfacing this off-season. “Each year, our fields receive natural wear and tear beneath the surface that may not be visible to those watching from […]

The 2018 Little League® International Tournament Crowns Seven World Champions

By Lucas Friedman After thousands of games, and hundreds of thousands of miles traveled, the 2018 Little League® International Tournament season has concluded and seven World Champions have been crowned. Read on to find what baseball and softball teams wrote their own chapters into Little League’s World Series history. Little League Baseball Williamsport, Pa.   […]

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 […]

From the Fields at Alpenrose to ‘The Granddaddy of Them All’

The Little League Softball® World Series in Portland, Ore., is never short on talented players. But it takes a lot of talented volunteers to bring the tournament to life. That’s where groundskeeper Mike Hebrard comes in. A native of Portland, Mr. Hebrard has been preparing the fields for the Little League Softball World Series since […]

New Little League® Video Boards Offer Unique Game Day Experience

This summer at the Little League Baseball® World Series, fans and players from around the world will get to enjoy a new in-game experience thanks to the addition of three state-of-the-art LED Video Display Scoreboards. Thanks to the continued support from the Easton family and the Easton Foundations, the two scoreboards located at each of […]

Toms River Little League: 20 Years Later

The moment ABC broadcaster Brent Musburger exclaimed that the 1998 Toms River (N.J.) East American Little League were World Series champions, the lives of a group of kids and coaches from the Jersey shore changed forever. “It was really an amazing achievement. One that not many kids get to say they did, let alone win […]

Eastern Region Tournament Kicks Off with Opening Ceremony, Challenger Exhibition Game

Hundreds of excited players and their families packed Leon J. Breen Field on Saturday Aug. 4, as Little League Baseball® kicked off the 2018 Eastern Regional Tournament in Bristol, Conn. The opening ceremony began with each of the 12 teams from the New England and Mid-Atlantic Regions carrying their banners onto the field, where they […]

From the First Intermediate World Series to the Pennsylvania High School Championship to Wheeling Jesuit University

This year marks the fifth anniversary of Zach Rohaley, Nick Serafino, and their teammates from Collier Township, Pa., making it all the way to the inaugural Little League® Intermediate (50/70) Baseball World Series Championship Game. And, in the five years since showcasing their talents in Livermore, Calif., these teammates have bonded over baseball at every […]