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Little League® International Celebrates Community Heroes as leagues return to the field

In Little League®, everyone has a position to play and it’s the more than one million dedicated volunteers who help make the Little League experience so memorable in communities all over the world. After seeing all of its communities come together during an extremely challenging and unprecedented year in 2020, Little League International is asking […]

Hundreds of Local Little League® Programs Receive Much Needed Equipment from The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation

Thanks to the support of The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation, more than 3,500 Little Leaguers® from nearly 400 local Little League® programs across the United States will have brand new equipment to use as they return to the field for the 2021 season. In the fall of 2020, local Little League programs in need had […]

Little League® Launches Lift Your League Virtual Fundraising Campaign

For the first time in its more than 80-year history, Little League® International is uniting the fundraising efforts of its local leagues across the United States through a newly launched virtual fundraising campaign known as Lift Your League. Running from March 15-31, 2021, Lift Your League  is focused on rallying communities together to provide financial […]

Restructuring of Little League® Region Staff Provides Strategic Support to Volunteers and Communities

In November 2020, the Little League® International Board of Directors began implementing a plan to evaluate and strengthen the organizational structure of Little League International, with the appointment of Patrick W. Wilson as Chief Operating Officer. To continue these efforts, a new leadership alignment, focused on supporting local Little League programs, has been established in each of […]

Dan Velte Elevated to Little League® International Senior Operations Executive

As an important step in the overall restructuring of the Little League® International operations department to support volunteers and communities, former Senior Director of League Development and Regional Operations, Dan Velte, has been elevated to the new role of Senior Operations Executive. Under the guidance of newly appointed Chief Operating Officer, Pat Wilson, Mr. Velte […]

Nina Johnson-Pitt Elevated to Little League® International Senior Strategy Executive

As an important element of the overall restructuring of the Little League® International operations department to support volunteers and communities and advance Little League’s strategic league development initiatives, former Central Region Director, Nina Johnson-Pitt, has been elevated to the new role of Senior Strategy Executive. In this position, Ms. Johnson-Pitt will work across all departments […]

Little League® International Restructures Operations Department to Strategically Support Volunteers and Communities

Nina Johnson-Pitt named Senior Strategy Executive, Dan Velte Named Senior Operations Executive In November 2020, the Little League® International Board of Directors began implementing a plan to evaluate and strengthen the organizational structure of Little League International, with the appointment of Patrick W. Wilson as Chief Operating Officer. To continue these efforts, a new operational […]

T-Mobile Little League® Home Run Derby Champions to be Revealed During Virtual Awards Show on December 9

Top Little Leaguers® to be honored on T-Mobile’s Beyond the Bases Series Featuring Two-Time Olympic Medalist, Jennie Finch, and Yankees First Baseman, Luke Voit. After a season-long competition, the official winners of the 2020 T-Mobile Little League® Home Run Derby will be revealed on Wednesday, December 9 at 7 p.m. ET, during a virtual awards […]

Applications for T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant Now Open

Thanks to a $2 million donation from T-Mobile, as many as 20,000 families in need will be able to register their children to play Little League® next season through the support of the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant Program. Eligible families can apply for financial assistance for the 2021 season beginning Thursday, December 3, […]

Local Little League® Programs Can Request Playing Equipment During The Players Alliance “Pull Up Neighbor” Tour

Throughout December 2020, and January 2021, several U.S. cities will welcome the “Pull Up Neighbor” Tour supported by The Players Alliance (TPA). As part of this initiative to provide aid to Black communities, local Little League teams or players in need of playing equipment may contact TPA and submit requests. The Players Alliance is a […]