Category: World Series

6 Innings with Ed Vosberg: A 1973 Little League Baseball® World Series Graduate

In 1973, Cactus Little League (Tucson, Ariz.) traveled to South Williamsport for the 26th Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS). On the team was retired Major League Baseball (MLB) player Ed Vosberg, who led his team to the 1973 LLBWS Championship game against Chinese Taipei. This was the first of three World Series the Tuscan-native would […]

Piszek Family Named 2023 W. Howard Hartman Little League® Friendship Award Recipients

Following decades of support of the Little League® program which contributed to its growth around the world, Little League International is proud to present the 2023 W. Howard Hartman Little League Friendship Award to the Piszek Family. The award will be presented in honor of the late Bill Piszek and his father, Ed, prior to […]

Joe Crookham and Musco Lighting Earn 2022 W. Howard Hartman Little League® Friendship Award

Led by their CEO Joe Crookham, Musco Sports Lighting®, the “Official Sports Lighting System of Little League® Baseball and Softball” since 1992, was named the 2022 W. Howard Hartman Little League Friendship Award winner. Due to unfortunate weather during the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series, Mr. Crookham and Musco Sports Lighting were unable to […]

Colin and Trish Sandercock Named 2023 George and Barbara Bush Little League® Parents of the Year

Little League® International is pleased to name Colin and Trish Sandercock, the parents of 2013 Little League Softball® World Series alumna and current Athletes Unlimited softball player Kathryn Sandercock, as the 2023 George and Barbara Bush Little League Parents of the Year. With the honor, Mr. and Mrs. Sandercock become the first-ever Little League Softball […]

Fan Information for the 2023 Little League® Region and World Series Tournaments

In July and August, there is nothing more thrilling than the fun and excitement surrounding the Little League® International Tournament, and we want all our fans to enjoy the most of their time at our events. Here is what fans need to know when attending and watching the historic 2023 Little League Region and World […]

2023 Little League® Community Heroes of the Year to be Recognized in Williamsport

For the second year in a row, Little League® International will be recognizing a select group of dedicated individuals for their commitment to their local leagues and respective communities, honoring them as the 2023 Little League Community Heroes of the Year. The recognition will be made prior to the 7 p.m. ET game on Tuesday, […]

Little League® Set to Celebrate Another Exciting #SummerOfSoftball

Following an exciting end to the Women’s College World Series that saw more than 25 former Little Leaguers® take the field, and just one month until the first Little League® game is aired on the ESPN Platforms, Little League International is gearing up for another exciting #SummerOfSoftball that will feature history in the making all […]

Volunteer Team Hosts Set for the 2023 Little League Baseball® World Series, Presented by T-Mobile

The volunteer Team Hosts who are set to support all 20 participating teams at the 2023 Little League Baseball® World Series, Presented by T-Mobile, officially selected their team pairings via a random drawing as part of a Team Host Celebration at the World of Little League® Museum on June 6, 2023. The primary focus of the Little […]

Athletes Unlimited to Bring the First-Ever Professional Softball Games to Little League Softball World Series on August 9

As was just revealed by ESPN during its coverage of the NCAA Women’s College World Series, Athletes Unlimited is partnering with Little League® to create a historic moment this summer, hosting the first-ever “Athletes Unlimited Pro Games during the Little League Softball® World Series” event. In the middle of its championship season, Athletes Unlimited will […]

2023 Tournament Rule Adjustments Focus on Enhancing Player Experience

Each year, the Little League® International Tournament remains focused on providing its players and volunteers with a fun and memorable experience that is unique to the Little League Baseball and Softball program. To assist its leagues and volunteers, Little League International has made a number of rule and regulation changes that will take effect starting […]