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Little League® Launches Female Initiative, Celebrates #GWG50 Campaign in 2024

Little League® International mourns the passing of Thomas “Tom” Dempsey, Sr., the longest-serving member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and longtime supporter of Little League program. He was 93. Mr. Dempsey, a native of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, was the son of Bernard and Sadie Dempsey. He was a 1948 graduate of Williamsport Area High School […]

Mike Marrazzo Elevated to Little League® Lead Facilities Technician

Little League® International is pleased to announce that Mike Marrazzo has been elevated from Facilities and Skilled Maintenance Technician to Lead Facilities Technician, effective as of February 17, 2024. “Mike’s leadership and project management efforts over the past six years has been an important part of our team’s growth and the development of our facility […]

“Dear Girls with Game” – Liz DiLullo Brown

Dear Girls with Game, I see you. You are working hard, trying your best, and figuring out who you are and who you want to be. I wish someone would have told me earlier to chase the things that set your heart on fire. Finding your purpose, pursuing your dreams, and having a relentless, determined […]

2024 Little League® World Series Schedules, Website, App Now Available

With just a few months to go until the official kickoff of the Little League® International Tournament season, the official schedules, websites, and mobile app for the 2024 Little League World Series are now available for fans to enjoy. This year’s slate of fun and exciting action will once again include more than 340 baseball […]

Little League® Girls with Game® 50 Photo Contest Now Open

In celebration of Women’s History Month, and as part of the overall Little League® Girls with Game 50 (#GWG50) Celebration in 2024, Little League International is proud to announce the launch of its #GWG50 Photo Contest, kicking off the organization’s annual Girls with Game month.   Designed to highlight the incredible girls and women in Little […]

Little League® International remembers, Bruce Chitwood, former New Mexico District 6 and 2 Administrator. He was 58. Mr. Chitwood, a native of Grants, New Mexico, was a resident of Carlsbad, New Mexico, at the time of his passing. A graduate of Silver City High School, he attended trade school at TVI in Albuquerque. After marrying […]

Ball Park® Buns Extends Partnership with Little League®

After three years of continuous support, Little League® International is pleased to announce a year-long extension with Ball Park® Buns, making it the Official Hot Dog and Hamburger Bun of Little League Baseball and Softball through 2024. “Ball Park Buns has provided incredible support to local Little League programs each year through the Ball Park of […]

Little League® International Honors the Life and Legacy of W. Dwight Raiford, Former Chairman of the Little League International Board of Directors

Dwight Raiford has passed away at the age of 75. Mr. Raiford was a volunteer member of the Little League International Board of Directors for nearly 25 years, including three years as Chairman. A native of Burlington, North Carolina and resident of Atlanta, Georgia at the time of his passing, Mr. Raiford began his affiliation […]

Six Innings with Olivia Pichardo, the First NCAA Division I Baseball Girl with Game

When Olivia Pichardo stepped onto her first Little League Baseball® field at six years old, she went out there to have fun, but little did she know that she would grow up to become the first female to play on an NCAA Division I baseball team. She didn’t anticipate that she would one day lace […]

2024 Little League® Southeast Region Tournament Umpires Announced

Little League® International has announced the volunteers who will serve as umpires at each of the Southeast Region tournaments across all divisions in 2024: Little League Baseball® – Warner Robins, Ga. (Aug. 1-6, 2024) Richard Bavilacqua – Florida District 6 David Byars – Florida District 4 Donald Caudill – Georgia District 8 Marty Henry – […]