Tag: 2020

Little League® Photo Contest Winners Announced

As the summer comes to an end, Little League® International is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Little League Photo Contest. Held in coordination with the launch of Little League’s new look, mission, and logo on June 6, the Little League Photo Contest ran from mid-June through mid-September to help Little League players, […]

Embrace Opportunity, Appreciate Life Lessons, and Make Every Moment Count

Dear Little Leaguers, I hope you are reading this because you love softball. Softball can be one of the greatest experiences of your life. It can be your passion, teach you life lessons, and create lasting bonds. It can take you to the school of your dreams, to the Women’s College World Series, to a […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Dennis Logan, Little League Baseball® World Series team host. He was 65. Mr. Logan, a native of Williamsport, Pa., volunteered 18 years as an “uncle” for the Little League teams that reached the Little League Baseball World Series played each August in Williamsport. A 1972 graduate of Williamsport […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Little League Baseball® World Series stadium ushers John Miller, Sr.; Roan Confer, Sr.; Chuck Lengle, and Mel Durrwachter, Sr. These four individuals combined for several decades of service to fans and spectators attending Little League Baseball World Series games at Howard J. Lamade and Little League Volunteer Stadiums […]

Jason Varitek Becomes First Little League Baseball® World Series Graduate Inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame

On Thursday, August 27, 2020, former Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek made history as he became the first Little League Baseball® World Series graduate to be inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame. As a 12-year-old, Mr. Varitek played a key role in Altamonte Springs (Fla.) National Little League’s run to the […]

Little League® International remembers David Hicks, Oregon District 3 Administrator. He was 65. Mr. Hicks, a native of Baker City, Ore., graduated from Baker High School in 1973, and attended Portland (Ore.) State University, where he played football. Beginning his volunteer service to Little League as a coach and umpire, Mr. Hicks later served nearly […]

Little League® International Celebrates the Life of Tom Seaver

The charter member of the Little League® Hall of Excellence, Little League International remembers and celebrates the life and legacy of baseball great, Tom Seaver. Mr. Seaver, a graduate of the Spartan Little League (Fresno, Calif.) was one of Major League Baseball’s most accomplished pitchers, earning the nicknames of Tom Terrific and The Franchise, for […]

By Luke Ramirez: Living the Little League® Dream Is a Dream of a Lifetime

Written by Luke Ramirez, Member of the 2009 Little League Baseball World Series Championship Team from Chula Vista, California COVID-19 has taken so much from so many, and while it is important to keep the big picture of the effects from this global pandemic in mind, the impact it has had on sports is glaring. […]

Little League® International Congress to Be Held in Williamsport in 2022

International event will take place June 10-13, 2022, throughout the Williamsport Community to celebrate the 75th Little League Baseball® World Series. After a thorough evaluation, the Little League® International Board of Directors has made the decision to relocate the 28th Little League International Congress from Anaheim, California, to Williamsport, Pennsylvania. “This year has been a […]

Little League® World Series Expansion Postponed Until 2022

Due to the ongoing impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic, that included the cancellation of the 2020 Little League® World Series and Regional Tournaments, the Little League International Board of Directors will postpone the expansion of the Little League Baseball® and Little League Softball® World Series until 2022. The decision allows the organization, and its local […]