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Little League® International Remembers Bill Bair, Member of the 1939 Lycoming Dairy Little League Baseball® Team

Little League® International mourns the passing of Bill Bair, a player on the 1939 Lycoming Dairy team during the first season of Little League® in Williamsport, Pa. He was 92. Mr. Bair was born and raised in Williamsport, Pa., and was a Little Leaguer® during the first year of the program chartered by Little League […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Joe Morales, California District 18 Administrator. He was 76. Mr. Morales spent more than 51 years as a Little League volunteer, serving in several capacities, including, manager, umpire, and as a member of the local league’s Board of Directors. He was League President of South El Monte National […]

Little League® New Educational Initiative, The Basics, Aimed to Help Those New to the Game

Being a part of the Little League® program for many families has been something that has been passed down through the generations, but for some of today’s parents, coaches, and fans, it’s a brand-new experience. To help those who may be new to Little League, or even to the game of baseball and softball completely, […]

Little League® Set for Exciting Initiatives, Launching Five Year Strategic Plan

Over the course of its 80-year history, Little League® has grown into the world’s largest youth sports organization with millions of children playing baseball and softball in more than 80 countries around the world each year. Heading into a new decade in 2020, Little League remains committed to embracing the rich tradition and history its […]

Derek Jeter Joins Ted Simmons as Little League® Graduates Named to 2020 National Baseball Hall of Fame Class

Two more graduates of the Little League® program will be immortalized in bronze this summer as Derek Jeter and Ted Simmons have been announced among the National Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2020. Mr. Jeter will join Larry Walker as this year’s Baseball Writers’ Association of America inductees, while Mr. Simmons joins Marvin Miller […]

Your Voice: Paperwork Needs, Rulebooks for Parents, Tryouts, Manager Selection, Softball-Specific Leagues

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 Barry from Nebraska – I registered my son and two […]

  Little League® International mourns the passing of Charlie Fox, former Texas District 16 Administrator. He was 89. Mr. Fox, a native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and resident of Houston, Texas, earned a bachelor’s degree (1956) and master’s degree (1958) in geology from the University of Oklahoma, and served in the United States Air Force […]

Promotions and New Positions Enhance Little League® International Marketing and Communications Department

With a continued focus on providing the best possible resources and support to its local leagues through emerging digital solutions and innovative marketing initiatives, Little League® International has announced a number of promotions within the Marketing and Communications Department at its headquarters in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. “Over the past few years, our department has remained […]

Little League® International remembers Beverly (Mass.) Little Leaguer and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (A.L.S.) advocate Pete Frates. He was 34. Mr. Frates brought heightened awareness and national attention to A.L.S. Through his novel idea and participation in the Ice Bucket Challenge, Mr. Frates helped to raise more than $100 million toward fighting A.L.S., commonly referred to […]

Little League® Celebrates Another Exciting Year in 2019

Throughout the course of 2019, the Little League® program continued to find ways to deliver increased levels of excitement, new opportunities, and countless memories for thousands of communities around the world. Highlighting this past year’s events was the continued efforts to grow the game throughout the Little League program, both at the local level and […]