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Little League Baseball® and Little League Softball® World Series to Expand in 2021

2019 Little League® World Series Champions Visit Nation’s Capital

Just months after their historic victories, members of the Little League Baseball® World Series Championship Eastbank Little League team from River Ridge, Louisiana, and the Little League Softball® World Series Championship Rowan Little League team from Salisbury, North Carolina, were given the unique opportunity to visit Washington, D.C., with a trip to the White House […]

Little League Softball® World Series to Relocate for 2020

For the past 26 years, Little League® International has been proud to call Alpenrose Dairy the home of the Little League Softball® World Series. Without the strong support and friendship from Carl Cadonau Sr., his son Carl Cadonau Jr., his wife Phyllis, and their three children, Carl Cadonau III, Cary Cadonau, and Tracey Cadonau McKinnon, […]

Little League® International honors the memory of Charles Fitzpatrick, Jr., New York District 12 Administrator, who has passed away. He was 70. Mr. Fitzpatrick, a resident of Duanesburg, N.Y., served as New York District 12 Administrator for nearly 29 years (1991-2019). Professionally, Mr. Fitzpatrick was retired. He was formerly employed as a supervisor for the […]

Your Voice: Does Fall Ball Impact Spring Registration? How Do We Start Playing Softball? Can You Be Forced to Play Travel Ball?

Your Voice is a way for readers to share questions with us, and an opportunity for Little League® to provide some important information and guidance. We are excited about our continued conversations, and, as always, we invite you to share your thoughts, suggestions, and questions to parents@LittleLeague.org. Erin from Kentucky – If I registered my son for […]

“Story of the Little League® Patch” Feature Video Wins 2019 ISHY Award

The World of Little League® Museum was recently named the recipient of a 2019 ISHY Award, as presented by the International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA), for its video feature spotlighting the iconic Story of the Little League® Patch. This marks the second straight year that the Museum earns an ISHY Award after taking home the honor in 2018 […]

Little League® Graduates Take the Field for 2019 MLB Postseason

After another exciting major league season, more than 70 former Little Leaguers will be taking the field this October to compete in the 2019 MLB Playoffs. From Hall of Famers to Home Run Derby champions, hundreds of Little League grads have had great success in the Major Leagues and more than 50 of them even had […]

The 2019 ASAP Award Winners Showcase Thoughtfulness, Planning in Their League Safety Efforts

Since its creation, the Little League® Baseball and Softball A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) has been embraced by local leagues nationwide and has helped to reduce injuries by 90 percent. In 2019, local Little League programs throughout the United States participated in the program at a record rate. During this year’s Little League Baseball® World […]

World of Little League® Museum Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th Annual Museum Day

The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday September 21, 2019 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s […]

Krissy Wendell: From the Little League Baseball® World Series to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

When most people think about graduates of the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) who have gone on to professional sports careers, the first thing that comes to mind is typically the 50+ Major League Baseball players or even the other professional male athletes such as NASCAR’s Austin Dillon, NFL Quarterback Matt Cassel, and former […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Gia Kemoklidze, one of the founders of Little League in the Republic of Georgia, and a former District Administrator (D.A.). He was 62. Mr. Kemoklidze introduced and taught the game of baseball to thousands of children throughout the former Soviet republic that borders Europe and Asia. He served […]