Tag: 2014

Little League Honors its 2014 Award Winners at the Little League Baseball® World Series

While the on-field action gets a lot of attention at the Little League Baseball® World Series, it’s the dedication of volunteers around the world that make it possible for all children to have a meaningful Little League experience. On Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Genetti Hotel in downtown Williamsport, Pa., Little League recognized the local […]

Former Major League Baseball Player, Roy Smalley, Honored With 2014 William A. “Bill” Shea Distinguished Little League® Graduate Award

With a Major League Baseball shortstop as a father and an uncle who also played and a managed in the big leagues, Roy Smalley III was born into baseball. Mr. Smalley used those lessons first learned from his father and uncle and as a Little Leaguer® at Westchester National Little League in Los Angeles, Calif., […]

Honoring the Legacy of Its Founder, Little League® to Recognize South Little League in South Williamsport, Pa., with the Inaugural Carl E. Stotz Little League Community Award

When Carl E. Stotz organized the first Little League® season in 1938, he leaned on the Williamsport community for support. On June 6, 1939, the first Little League game was played, and the local businesses and residents played a significant role in the success of that first year. Today, 75 years later, Little League is […]

Little League® and Taylor Hooton Foundation Team Up to Educate Parents About the Dangers of Steroids and Other APEDs

The Taylor Hooton Foundation (THF), widely acknowledged leader in the advocacy against Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs (APEDs) abuse by the youth of North America, has teamed up with Little League® Baseball and Softball (LL®) to educate the more than 1 million LL parents, coaches and other adult volunteers. “Getting this critical message out to […]