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Six Innings with Little League® Graduate Elizabeth Osder

Growing up, Ms. Osder made her Little League debut as a player on April 20, 1974, just 20 days after New Jersey courts ruled in favor of allowing girls to play Little League. After a rewarding Little League experience as a player, Ms. Osder continued onto the next chapter in her Little League story as […]

Softball Squad’s Top Advice for Little League® Parents

On January 6, 2020, Little League® International launched its new webinar series, Softball Squad, featuring unique interviews made just for Little League Softball® families. Presented with Sue Enquist, founder of One Softball and former UCLA Head Softball Coach, and hosted by Nina Johnson-Pitt, Little League Senior Strategy Executive and mom of three, the Softball Squad […]

Little League® International remembers long-time Little League Baseball® World Series team host John Eastlake. He was 79. Mr. Eastlake, a native of Greenville, Pennsylvania, and resident of South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, volunteered 21 years as an “uncle” for the Little League teams that reached the Little League Baseball World Series played each August in Williamsport, Pa. […]

Dan Velte Elevated to Little League® International Senior Operations Executive

As an important step in the overall restructuring of the Little League® International operations department to support volunteers and communities, former Senior Director of League Development and Regional Operations, Dan Velte, has been elevated to the new role of Senior Operations Executive. Under the guidance of newly appointed Chief Operating Officer, Pat Wilson, Mr. Velte […]

Nina Johnson-Pitt Elevated to Little League® International Senior Strategy Executive

As an important element of the overall restructuring of the Little League® International operations department to support volunteers and communities and advance Little League’s strategic league development initiatives, former Central Region Director, Nina Johnson-Pitt, has been elevated to the new role of Senior Strategy Executive. In this position, Ms. Johnson-Pitt will work across all departments […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Donald Jordan, former New York District 2 Administrator. He was 72. Mr. Jordan, a native of Olean, N.Y., resided in Portville, N.Y., at the time of death. A 1966 graduate of Portville Central High School and Jamestown Community College (JCC) in Olean, Mr. Jordan put his JCC Business […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Reuben B. Hill, former Florida District 7 Administrator and a past member of the Little League International Board of Directors. He was 87. Mr. Hill, a resident of Palm Beach, Florida, was employed by the Pratt and Whitney Aerospace Company for 38 years. Highlighting his volunteer service to […]

Little League® International remembers long-time Little League Baseball® World Series team host Michael “Mick” Cioffi. He was 68. Mr. Cioffi, a native of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, volunteered 43 years as an “uncle” for the Little League teams that reached the Little League Baseball World Series played each August in Williamsport. He also spent many years as […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Marie Quade, the wife of former Assistant Central Region Director Jack Quade. She was 97. Mrs. Quade was a longtime resident of Gary, Indiana, and along with her husband, volunteered many years of service to the Little League program. Prior to his role at the Central Region, Mr. […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Bob Fogle, former California District 54 Administrator and a past member of the Little League International Advisory Board. He was 79. Mr. Fogle, a U.S. Army veteran (1960-62) began his volunteer service to Little League in 1968. Serving as an umpire, coach, and league official, Mr. Fogel’s time […]