Tag: East Region

Host Family for the SLBWS East Region Team

Please help welcome Brandon, Michelle, Adam, and Evan Lindner as the host family for the Senior League Baseball World Series East Region Team. This will be their third year as the Host Family for the East Region Team!

A Season to Remember: Mamie Johnson Little League

Mamie Johnson Little League made headlines last year after becoming the first predominantly African-American team to win the Washington D.C., Little League Championship, defeating the Capitol Hill Little League, 14-7. While that championship win was certainly impressive, and made news across the United States, it was the impact the league had on others throughout their […]

Underdogs Reunited: Trumbull (Conn.) Little League Returns to Williamsport for 30-Year Anniversary

It may have been 30 years since the team from Trumbull, Connecticut, won the 1989 Little League Baseball® World Series, but the legacy of that small-town team has continued to resonate throughout the community year after year. This year, in celebration of their 30th anniversary, members of that 1989 Trumbull (Conn.) National Little League team […]

Last Hometown Team Returns to Williamsport for 50th Anniversary

In 1969, Newberry Little League made headlines as the only team from Williamsport, to date, since 1948, to play in the Little League Baseball® World Series. Now, 50 years later, the team is set to return to South Williamsport for a reunion during the 2019 World Series to celebrate their achievement. In the late 1960s, […]

Teams from Massachusetts, Canada to Play in 2019 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game at the LLBWS

Each summer during Championship Saturday of the Little League Baseball® World Series, two local Little League Challenger Division® programs are given the unique opportunity to play in a once-in-a-lifetime game on Volunteer Stadium in the Little League Challenger Division Exhibition Game. Featured in this year’s game will be Massachusetts District 12 Challenger Little League and […]

Umpire Assignments Announced for 2019 Little League® Eastern Region Tournaments

The Eastern Region Headquarters of Little League® Baseball and Softball has announced the umpire assignments for the 2019 Little League® Eastern Region tournaments. A total of 51 volunteer umpires have been assigned for seven regional tournaments that will take place this summer. Little League Baseball® Eastern Region Tournament (Bristol, CT) Mark Trombley – South Burlington, VT […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Robert “Bob” J. Stearns, former Massachusetts District 7 Administrator. He was 83. Mr. Stearns, a native of Boston and resident of Bridgewater, Mass., was a Bridgewater Little League volunteer for more than 40 years. He served in a variety of local league roles, including League President, before his […]

Dugout Teams Up with Marine Corp Once Again!

Little League Baseball’s Official Mascot Dugout hits another home run by collecting toys for children in the East Region! For the 12th consecutive year, Dugout has teamed up with the Marine Corp in the Christmas Toy Drive known so well as Toys For Tots.  Dugout has devoted a great deal of time, energy and effort […]

Santa Makes Early Visit to LL® East Region for 25th Consecutive Year

Little League’s East Region hosted its Annual Breakfast with Santa event for the 25th consecutive year.  The event sponsored by Secret Santa raises money for families and children in the Bristol Community.  Select children within all five elementary schools in Bristol that are in need of coats, boots and/or toys for the winter and holiday […]

Little League® International Board of Directors Member, Past-Chair, W. Dwight Raiford Retires from Board

After nearly 25 years of dedicated service as a volunteer member of the Little League® International Board of Directors, including a three-year term as Chairman, W. Dwight Raiford has officially announced his retirement from the Board. “It has been an honor to have Dwight serve on our Board for the last two and a half […]