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Little League® World Series Expansion Postponed Until 2022

2020 ASAP Awards Program: Regional Winners, National Award Recipient to Be Announced in August

Since 1995, Little League® and Musco Lighting have partnered in the A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) to help local leagues and districts in the United States create the safest environment possible for players, volunteers, and fans. While the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted so many of our local league operations, the selection process is currently under […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Jim Tremblay, a longtime District 5 Administrator for Little League Canada. He was 71. A Little League volunteer in the Windsor province for more than 40 years, Mr. Tremblay joined Windsor Central Little League (WCLL) in 1968 as a coach and umpire. Following several years of officiating games, […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Bobby Dan Walker, a longtime Texas state volunteer and past Little League Baseball® World Series Umpire. He was 84. Volunteering as an umpire throughout the Central Texas area during the 1970s, Mr. Walker was honored to be selected to officiate games during the 1982 Little League Baseball® World […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Virginia Buckelew, former Little League volunteer Assistant District Administrator, and the wife of retired Texas District 19 Administrator and Texas State Coordinator, Richard Buckelew. She was 79. Mrs. Buckelew was a native of Corpus Christi, Texas. She spent her early childhood in the Texas communities of Three Rivers […]

How to be a Great Sports Parent During and After COVID-19

Written By: John O’Sullivan, Founder of the Changing the Game Project Many years ago, when I first started Changing the Game Project, I traveled to Los Angeles to speak at a parent education day for The Brentwood School. The keynote speaker that day was psychologist and author Madeline Levine. She has written two NY Times bestsellers on […]

Melrose Little League Alumni Share Their Stories

For the past two years, Melrose (Mass.) Little League has recognized graduating high school seniors who got their start playing in the league and have continued to demonstrate a commitment to the Melrose community with a one-time scholarship to be used to further their education. Each student applicant must compose an essay, no less than […]

Honda Grant Program Gives Hope to Little League® Programs Around the U.S.

For communities around the world, the spring of 2020 has seen a variety of unprecedented situations that have caused both financial and logistical challenges, but with the help of the continued support of Honda, the Official Vehicle of Little League Baseball and Softball, 18 local Little League programs will be returning to the ballfield with […]

Little League® Baseball and Softball remembers Donna LaForme, Little League International’s Housekeeping Supervisor in Williamsport, Pa. She was 60. Mrs. LaForme was a native of Williamsport, Pa., and resided in Montgomery, Pa., at time of her death. She was a 1977 graduate of South Williamsport (Pa.) High School. “While all of us who knew Donna […]

2020 ESPY Awards Highlight Little League® Graduates and Supporters

While the 2020 ESPY Awards were forced to take on a new appearance due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the excitement, inspiration, and motivation that transpired from the night’s event was far from lost. Among the award winners recognized during the memorable evening included a pair of former Little Leaguers®, as well as a Major League […]

Little League® Graduates Earn the Call at 2020 MLB Draft

While the format of the 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft, presented by T-Mobile, may have looked different, the one thing that remained consistent was the amount of former Little Leaguers® who had their childhood dreams come true when they heard Commissioner Robert D. Manfred call their names to continue their baseball journey. Among the first-round […]