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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 […]

Letter to Little League® Umpires: Don’t Turn Down Tournament Games Because of Money or Stress

To have Little League® games, you need umpires. To have well-officiated tournament games, you need umpires who are competent, confident, and willing to volunteer. The motivation to be a volunteer in Little League has changed over the generations and that challenge grows even more when recruiting, training, and retaining umpires. While discouraged, it’s become an […]

Looking Back at the Three Little League® Graduates with a World Series Trifecta

With the first Major League Baseball (MLB) game at the College World Series (CWS) in Omaha set to take place on June 13 between the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals, Little League® International wanted to take a look back at the three former Little Leaguers® who made history as the only graduates to play […]

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 […]

Little League® Grads Shine Among Top 50 at MLB Draft

Growing up, Little Leaguers® all around the world dream of one day having their names called by the Baseball Commissioner at the MLB Draft. For 16 former Little Leaguers®, that dream came true on June 3 as they were selected among the top 50 picks in the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft this year in Secaucus, N.J. Below […]