Category: World Series

Teams from Ohio, California to Participate in the 2020 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game

Each summer during Championship Saturday of the Little League Baseball® World Series, two local Little League Challenger Division® programs are given the unique opportunity to play in a once-in-a-lifetime game in Volunteer Stadium in the Little League Challenger Division Exhibition Game. Featured in this year’s game will be Mason (Ohio) Youth Organization Little League and Cambrian Park Little […]

Greenville, North Carolina, Selected as New Home of the Little League Softball® World Series

This year’s tournament will feature 10 teams from around the world on August 12-19, 2020 Following a thorough search and evaluation conducted by members of the Little League® International staff, Greenville Little League and the City of Greenville, North Carolina, have officially been selected as the new home for the Little League Softball® World Series […]

Volunteer Umpires Announced for 2020 Little League® World Series Events

Each year, the holiday season becomes just a bit more special for 90 dedicated Little League® volunteers who receive their official notifications with their official umpire assignments for the Little League World Series tournaments. Volunteer umpires are one of the most important aspects in the success of local Little League programs around the world and play a […]

Little League International mourns the passing of Paul Weaver, a longtime Little League Baseball® World Series team host. He was 80. Mr. Weaver, a native of Montoursville, Pa., and resident of Bethlehem, Pa., served in the role of “Uncle Paul” each year until his retirement in 2010 (44 years). After honorably serving in the United […]

Dates Announced for Next Three Years of Little League® World Series Events

After yet another exciting summer of Little League® Baseball and Softball, the official dates have been announced for the Little League World Series tournaments over the next three years, as approved by the Little League International Board of Directors during the annual fall meeting on November 8, 2019. Starting on August 1 with the Senior […]

2019 Little League® World Series Champions Visit Nation’s Capital

Just months after their historic victories, members of the Little League Baseball® World Series Championship Eastbank Little League team from River Ridge, Louisiana, and the Little League Softball® World Series Championship Rowan Little League team from Salisbury, North Carolina, were given the unique opportunity to visit Washington, D.C., with a trip to the White House […]

Little League Softball® World Series to Relocate for 2020

For the past 26 years, Little League® International has been proud to call Alpenrose Dairy the home of the Little League Softball® World Series. Without the strong support and friendship from Carl Cadonau Sr., his son Carl Cadonau Jr., his wife Phyllis, and their three children, Carl Cadonau III, Cary Cadonau, and Tracey Cadonau McKinnon, […]

Little League Baseball® and Little League Softball® World Series to Expand in 2021

Projected expansion to provide more teams the opportunity to experience the World Series each summer with facility enhancements.   To provide the World Series experience to more children around the world, the Little League® International Board of Directors has approved expanding the number of teams at the Little League Baseball® World Series to 20 and […]

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 […]