Tag: Alumni

Little League Softball® Alumni Take To Biggest Stage at 2019 Women’s College World Series

Nearly 30 alumni of the Little League Softball® program will be heading to USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to compete on the biggest stage of college softball at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s College World Series (WCWS) from May 30 to June 5. Since 1974, the Little League Softball […]

Little League® Graduates Gear Up For 2019 MLB Opening Day

This March, more than 100 Little League® graduates will step out of the dugout and take the field as Major League Baseball opens up the 2019 season. The first taste of regular-season action comes with the Japan Opening Series in Tokyo as the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics square off at the Tokyo Dome for […]

Little League® Graduates Spotlight 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame Class

In addition to Montoursville-native and Little League® International Board of Directors member, Mike Mussina, and his fellow Little League Hall of Excellence enshrine and New York Yankees teammate, Mariano Rivera, three other Little League graduates spotlight the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame Class, which was officially announced on January 22. In total, five of […]

Little League® International Congratulates Hall of Excellence Enshrinee Mariano Rivera on National Baseball Hall of Fame Election

New York Yankees legendary closer and Little League® Hall of Excellence enshrinee Mariano Rivera will receive his iconic bronze plaque this summer as he has officially been named a member of the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame Class by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Mr. Rivera will join fellow inductees and former Little […]

Congratulations to Montoursville-Native and Little League International Board of Directors Member, Mike Mussina, on Election to National Baseball Hall of Fame

Legendary Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher and Montoursville, Pa., native Mike Mussina will earn his iconic bronze plaque this summer as he has officially been named a member of the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame Class by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. A dedicated Little League® volunteer and Little League International Board of […]

Little League® Grads Earn 2018 MLB Postseason Awards

Another exciting MLB Postseason is officially in the books as the Boston Red Sox, led by nine Little League® graduates, took home the Commissioner’s Trophy with a series win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2018 World Series. Now, with the excitement coming to a close, it’s time to take a look at the […]

Little League® Congratulates Crystl Bustos, Jessica Mendoza on their National Softball Hall of Fame Honors

Two enthusiastic supporters of Little League® are earning their spot among the greatest softball players of all time with induction into the National Softball Hall of Fame. Crystl Bustos, a Little League® graduate from Canyon Country, Calif., was officially welcomed into the 2018 Hall of Fame Class on Sunday, October 28, while Jessica Mendoza, a […]

Accomplished Veterans Enshrined in the Little League® Hall of Excellence

Each year on Veteran’s Day, millions of people from around the United States pay tribute to those who have served in the military. On Veteran’s Day, and every day, Little League® International pays tribute to all the Little League graduates who have gone on to serve their country’s military services. Recognizing individuals who have played […]

Little League® Graduates Ready For 2018 MLB Postseason

The 2018 Major League Baseball Postseason is once again shaping up to be an exciting time for baseball fans all over the world, and among this year’s top teams are more than 70 Little League alumni ready to try and lead their team to the Commissioner’s Trophy. From Hall of Famers to Home Run Derby […]

Toms River Little League: 20 Years Later

The moment ABC broadcaster Brent Musburger exclaimed that the 1998 Toms River (N.J.) East American Little League were World Series champions, the lives of a group of kids and coaches from the Jersey shore changed forever. “It was really an amazing achievement. One that not many kids get to say they did, let alone win […]