Category: World Series

2019 Europe and Africa Region Tournament Umpires Announced, Regional Clinic Held

The Little League® Europe and Africa Region officially announced its selection of umpires for the 2019 Europe and Africa Regional tournaments. In addition to announcing the selections, the region also hosted a regional training clinic for 28 students from nine different countries across the region, marking the first umpire clinic in several years for the […]

Teams from Massachusetts, Canada to Play in 2019 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game at the LLBWS

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 on Volunteer Stadium in the Little League Challenger Division Exhibition Game. Featured in this year’s game will be Massachusetts District 12 Challenger Little League and […]

90+ Volunteer Umpires Earn Prestigious 2019 Little League® World Series Assignments

Each year, the holiday season becomes just a bit more special for more than 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 Little League programs around the world […]

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 Little League World […]

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 […]