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Little League® Exclusive Interview: Dr. Tommy John

Dr. Tommy John has his father’s famous name, and an important message for parents. “There are many things that a child needs in their environment in order to develop into a healthy, high-functioning adult,” said Dr. John. “And sports—when done properly—can answer those needs in so many ways beyond what many parents and youth athletes […]

Little League International mourns the passing of Mary McCoy, who volunteered in Phoebus Little League (Hampton, Va.) for nearly 50 years. She was 79. Mrs. McCoy was employed by the City of Hampton for more than 20 years. She was a Phoebus Litttle League volunteer for 48 years. She is survived by her son, Philip […]

2019 Europe and Africa Region Tournament Umpires Announced, Regional Clinic Held

The Little League® Europe and Africa Region officially announced its selection of umpires for the 2019 Europe and Africa Regional tournaments. In addition to announcing the selections, the region also hosted a regional training clinic for 28 students from nine different countries across the region, marking the first umpire clinic in several years for the […]

An Open Letter to the Out of Control Sports Parent Sitting Next to Me in the Stands

Dear Out of Control Sports Parent, You. Yeah, you. The one shouting “Get the rebound!” to your kid. The one with the heart palpitating so loudly that you cannot contain yourself. The one yelling and complaining about the coach. The one hollering at the 13-year-old referee.  The one angry at my kid for making a […]

2019 Little League® Days Offer Unique MLB Experiences to Children

With another exciting MLB season upon us with the earliest Opening Day in history, thousands of Little Leaguers will once again have a chance to enjoy the unique experience of MLB Little League Days in 2019. As part of the growing partnership between Little League and MLB, “Little League Days” provide opportunities for local youth […]

Girls With Game and a Positive Mental Attitude

By Liz DiLullo Brown, Senior Vice President and CMO The last few weeks we’ve celebrated the accomplishments and talent of “Girls with Game” across all of Little League’s digital platforms. These incredible individuals, who just happen to be female, serve as role models for us each and every day. A reminder of the power that […]

Teams from Massachusetts, Canada to Play in 2019 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game at the LLBWS

Each summer during Championship Saturday of the Little League Baseball® World Series, two local Little League Challenger Division® programs are given the unique opportunity to play in a once-in-a-lifetime game on Volunteer Stadium in the Little League Challenger Division Exhibition Game. Featured in this year’s game will be Massachusetts District 12 Challenger Little League and […]

Exclusive Open House Set for Saturday, April 6 at the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store

On Saturday, April 6, visitors of the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, will have the unique opportunity to participate in behind-the-scenes tours of the Little League® International complex as part of the annual Open House event. “With the MLB season officially underway at the end of March, our annual […]

Two Little League® World Series Coaches Win Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach Awards

Two iconic coaches from the 2018 Little League® World Series were recently recognized for their dedication to youth sports as winners of the 2019 National Double-Goal Coach® Award by the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). Gerald Oda, manager of the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series Champion Honolulu (Hawaii) Little League team, and Antonio Roman, coach […]

MLB and Little League® Expand Relationship with Joint Sponsorship Agreement

To continue their combined efforts to enhance the games of baseball and softball, Major League Baseball will collaborate on sponsorship sales and management with Little League International In an expanded effort to grow the games of baseball and softball around the world, Little League® International and Major League Baseball have announced an expansion to their […]