Category: World Series

Fun For All, Pin Trading Bonds Local Little Leagues® Across the Globe

The Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) is known for being the most iconic youth sporting event in the world, with hundreds of thousands of fans flocking to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, every year to watch Little Leaguers® from around the world make lifelong memories on the diamond. But when they are not packing the stands in […]

Role Models Honored as Inaugural Class of Little League® Community Heroes of the Year

Little League® is pleased to announce the first ever class of Little League Community Heroes of the Year, was honored on Tuesday, August 23, as part of the celebration around the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series. “The backbone of the Little League program is the volunteers and players who go above […]

2022 Little League Softball® World Series is ESPN’s Most Watched

FROM THE ESPN PRESS ROOM: The 2022 Little League Softball® World Series was ESPN’s most-watched since it expanded coverage of the tournament in 2017, according to Nielsen. It averaged 294,000 viewers across ESPN and ESPN2, up 19% from last year and up 21% from 2019. The increases occurred despite losing the primetime Little League Softball […]

Official Statement on Oklahoma State Champion Isaiah Jarvis Attending the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series

Following the incredible display at the Little League Baseball® Southwest Region Tournament, Little League® International is pleased to announce that Isaiah Jarvis of the Oklahoma State Champion team out of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been invited to attend the 2022 Little League Baseball World Series. Mr. Jarvis will be in attendance for the celebration of the […]

Williamsport Welcomes President George W. Bush, Rachel Robinson to celebrate the Unveiling of The Final Bases Loaded Statue 

The Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce and Little League® International unveiled the final installation of the Bases Loaded Statue project in celebration of the 75th Little League Baseball® World Series. In celebration of the 75th Little League Baseball® World Series, the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce has dedicated its final installation of the Bases Loaded statue project […]

All-Female Grounds Crew Takes the Field at 2022 Little League Softball® World Series

The 2022 Little League Softball® World Series (LLSWS) was filled with excitement thanks to the talented play of 12 participating teams in the event’s second year in Greenville. However, it was the players who were cheering during the final days of action, recognizing a group of 16 volunteers who made history in the 48-year history […]

Negros Occidental Little League Earns 2022 Girls with Game Team Sportsmanship Award

Negros Occidental Little League, the Asia-Pacific Region Champion out of Bacolod City, Philippines, has been named the 2022 Girls with Game Team Sportsmanship Award Recipient after displaying sportsmanship both on and off the field throughout its time in Greenville, North Carolina. “On behalf of all of us at the Little League Softball World Series, we […]

Greg Bzura Retires as Junior League Baseball World Series Tournament Director

Over the years, Greg Bzura has managed to accumulate a number of impressive achievements. He has sat on the City of Taylor (Mich.) City Council, been enshrined in both the Taylor and Wyandotte sports halls of fame and has been the only tournament director for the Junior League Baseball World Series (JLBWS) since he helped […]

Little League® Teams Up with Barilla® for the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series

  Little League® Baseball and Softball is pleased to announce a new partnership with Barilla, the world’s leading pasta producer, ahead of the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The partnership, inclusive of product sampling as well as on-site experiences using the Little League World Series mobile app, combines a family-friendly event […]

Howard J. Lamade Stadium: An Iconic and Historic Summer Destination

For more than 60 years, Howard J. Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, has become the ultimate summertime destination for generations of Little Leaguers® and Little League® fans. Originally called Howard J. Lamade Memorial Field, the location and baselines for the field were first laid out for the 1959 the Little League Baseball® World Series […]