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Little League® Alumni Take Home ESPYs, Gatorade Player of the Year Awards at 2019 Event

The ESPY awards took place this July in Los Angeles. The event recognized some of the best in sports from the high school level to the pros. While Little League alumnus Drew Brees stole the show with an incredible acceptance speech for his ESPY, fellow former Little Leaguers® took home awards across multiple categories including […]

Little League® Southeast Region Celebrates 10 Years in Warner Robins

This summer, the Little League® Baseball and Softball Southeast Region is celebrating its 10th year in Warner Robins, Ga., a community that has served not only as the home to the regional headquarters and tournament site location, but has fully embraced what the Little League experience is all about. The process to select Warner Robins […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Nick Solowey, former New Jersey District 1 Administrator. He was 89. Mr. Solowey a native of Hillside, N.J., and resident of Stanhope, N.J., served as New Jersey District 1 Administrator from 1981 until 2001, and again from 2002 to 2007. At the time of his passing, Mr. Solowey […]

The Little League® A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Reaches Record 94% Participation in 2019

We are thrilled to announce that 94% of all local Little League® programs in the United States participated in the Little League A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) in 2019. Little League International greatly appreciates each of the local and district volunteers for their tireless efforts on behalf of the players, families, fans, and their communities […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Mike Cook, a veteran volunteer umpire, who officiated in the 2016 Little League® Baseball World Series in Williamsport, Pa. He was 58. Mr. Cook, a native of Clarksburg, W. Va., and resident of Bridgeport, W. Va., was a Little League umpire for more than 30 years. On his […]

Your Voice: Answers to Questions About Tournament Play and Fall 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 Justin from Pennsylvania – Is it fair to the […]

Little League® Graduates Ready to Compete at the 2019 MLB All-Star Game

More than 20 Little League® graduates will be heading to Cleveland this July to represent their teams in the 2019 MLB All-Star Game Festivities on July 7-9. From the excitement of the All-Star Futures Game on Sunday, to the T-Mobile Home Run Derby on Monday, and ultimately the 2019 MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday, some […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Clarence Louis Baity, a player on the 1947 “Maynard Midgets,” the first Little League Baseball® World Series Championship team from Williamsport, Pa. He was 85. Born and raised in Williamsport, Pa., Mr. Baity was a player in the Maynard Little League, one of the first local leagues chartered […]

Growing the Game of Baseball Throughout Europe and Africa Region

Soccer. Basketball. Hockey. Cricket. These might all be sports easily identified as popular in Europe, but the players from the 16 teams who competed in the 2018 Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa Region Tournament in Kutno, Poland, may disagree. With the rapid development of baseball in Europe over the last few years, Little League […]

British Little Leaguers® Show Support for MLB London Series

While most people think of cricket, rugby, and soccer when they hear about sports in London, Little Leaguers® from the United Kingdom are excited to see the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees head across the Atlantic for the MLB London Series on June 29-30, 2019. The MLB London Series will mark the first […]