Category: World Series

Last Hometown Team Returns to Williamsport for 50th Anniversary

In 1969, Newberry Little League made headlines as the only team from Williamsport, to date, since 1948, to play in the Little League Baseball® World Series. Now, 50 years later, the team is set to return to South Williamsport for a reunion during the 2019 World Series to celebrate their achievement. In the late 1960s, […]

MLB and Little League International Launch Ticket Sweepstakes for the 2019 MLB Little League Classic Presented by Geico

As a demonstration of a shared commitment to engaging the host community of the 2019 MLB Little League Classic presented by GEICO, Major League Baseball and Little League International today announced a ticket lottery for the upcoming special event featuring the Chicago Cubs vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday, August 18th at Historic Bowman Field […]

Mike and Gretchen Piscotty Named 2019 George and Barbara Bush Little League® Parents of the Year

Character, Courage, and Loyalty. Those are the three words that have been at the heart of Little League® and continue to serve as the values of the program. For Mike Piscotty, father of Oakland Athletics’ outfielder Stephen Piscotty, and his late-wife, Gretchen, these three words have resonated throughout their household since the day Stephen and […]

University of Washington Head Softball Coach Heather Tarr to be Enshrined in the Little League® Hall of Excellence

For many children growing up, Little League® becomes the first introduction to the game of baseball and softball, and for University of Washington Head Coach Heather Tarr, spending time at the Little League field has helped lead to her to an incredible career as a collegiate player, professional player, and now a top NCAA Division […]

Daytona 500 Champion Austin Dillon to be Enshrined into Little League® Hall of Excellence

While to many it may seem like an individual sport, it takes a lot of teamwork to be a successful NASCAR driver. It’s important to work together with your pit crew and teammates in order to see success on the track. For 2018 Daytona 500 champion, Austin Dillon, that teamwork was instilled with him at […]

adidas and Little League® Unveil Uniforms for the 2019 Little League Baseball & Softball World Series Tournaments

Little League® Baseball and Softball and adidas today unveiled the uniforms for the 2019 Little League World Series (LLWS) tournaments, which will make their on-field debut at the start of the Senior League Baseball World Series in Easley, S.C., on July 27. To tell the story behind the LLWS experience, adidas teamed up with Little […]

5 Things You Need to Know to Visit the Little League Baseball® World Series

Every August, hundreds of thousands of fans come from all around the world to South Williamsport, Pa., to enjoy the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS). This bucket list event is one of the most iconic tournaments in all of sports, and is probably the most accessible, family friendly sporting event in the world. Here […]

All Little League® World Series Games Set to Broadcast on ESPN Networks and ESPN+ for First Time

For the first time in the program’s history, every game in all seven divisions of the Little League World Series will be covered live on ESPN, ESPN+, ESPN2, or ABC; A total of 345 games scheduled to air live, with 263 exclusively on ESPN+ This summer, history will be made as every game in each […]

adidas Partners with Little League® Baseball and Softball

Little League® Baseball and Softball and adidas today proudly announced a multi-year partnership in which the Portland, Ore., based company will be the official uniform, footwear and coaches apparel supplier for the Little League World Series (LLWS) and an Official Sponsor of Little League. Beginning this season, adidas will design and create all official on-field […]

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 […]