Tag: 2017

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred Enters the Little League® Hall of Excellence

Commissioner Manfred (left) receives Hall of Excellence Award from Little League International Board of Directors Chairman Hugh E. Tanner. Little League® Baseball and Softball is proud to announce that Baseball Commissioner […]

Little League® International Remembers Former Little League® International Employee Jerry Hughes

Little League® International mourns the passing of Jerry Hughes, a former employee of Little League International. He was 91. Mr. Hughes, a native of Grayling, Mich., moved to South Williamsport, […]

USABat Kit Grants Available for Leagues in Need

Bat Grant Update: The application period for the USABat Kit Grants from Little League International has closed. ALL LEAGUES which have applied for a Bat Grant will be notified via […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Mike DeBone, former California District 45 Administrator. He was 86. Mr. DeBone first volunteered with San Lorenzo National Little League, serving for 25 […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Val Domingue, Louisiana District 1 Administrator. He was 76. Mr. Domingue, a native of Lafayette, La., was a founding member of the Lafayette […]

ESPN Talent to Serve as Special Guests at Little League® International Congress in New Orleans January 19-22, 2018

Karl Ravech, Jessica Mendoza, and Kyle Peterson will join Little League’s highest-level volunteers during the quadrennial event. Following another exciting year covering the Little League Baseball® World Series, ESPN hosts Karl […]

Little League® Announces Kimber Nelson as New Senior League Baseball World Series Director

Former director Jon Humphrey will continue to serve as an advisor for the Senior League Baseball World Series Tournament Committee. Little League® International has officially announced that Kimber Nelson has accepted […]

Five Minutes with Gerry Davis

MLB umpire Gerry Davis calls another World Series, this time a Little League World Series. In 2017, MLB veteran umpire Gerry Davis had the unique opportunity to serve as an […]

Little League® Graduates Shine in MLB Postseason Awards

Little League superstars Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger sweep 2017 Rookie of the Year honors. With the memorable 2017 Major League Baseball (MLB) season officially over, here’s how some notable […]

Holiday Activities Set for the World of Little League® Museum

Free admission, Santa Claus visit, Toys for Tots donations, and holiday souvenirs highlight holiday specials Holiday activities are in the air at the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store, 525 […]