Tag: East Region

Sprouted from Little League®, Lilies Grow on Baseball Diamonds in Connecticut

Baseball has largely been a male-dominated sport since its creation in 1876, but in 1984, Victoria Roche threw society’s gender norms a curveball by becoming the first girl to play in the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS). While not the first girl to play baseball in the Little League® program, Ms. Roche’s appearance on the […]

Taylor Lipinski Named Little League® East Region Assistant Director

Little League® International has announced Taylor Lipinski as its new East Region Assistant Director, based at the A. Bartlett Giamatti Little League Leadership Training Center in Bristol, Connecticut, effective as of July 11, 2022. “On behalf of the entire East Region staff and the hundreds of thousands of volunteers that operate our programs, we are […]

Umpires Set for 2022 Little League® Baseball and Softball East Region Tournaments

The volunteer umpires for the 2022 Little League Baseball® Metro, Mid-Atlantic, and New England Region Tournaments and the 2022 Little League Softball® Mid-Atlantic and New England Region Tournaments, set to take place at Breen Field of the A. Bartlett Giamatti Little League® Leadership Training Center in Bristol, Connecticut, have been announced. Below is the listing […]

Inspired 18-Year-Old Chooses Umpiring as Best Way to Impact His Life, Motivate Others

Zachary Frattaroli is just 18 years old. A freshman at Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) University. He loves the game of baseball. But he never was the best player on his team. Still, he has something over his teammates: He was the most knowledgeable on every field he ever stepped on. “They called me Coach Frat,” said Zachary. […]

Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees Return in 2022 to Provide Fun Opportunities to Players in Underserved Communities Across the U.S.

After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees are returning in 2022 with six events being held across the United States this summer. “We are thrilled to be able to bring back the majority of these annual events this summer and provide opportunities for players from underserved communities […]

Aaron Weber Named Little League® East Region Director

Little League® International has announced the promotion of Aaron Weber from League Development Assistant to East Region Director effective as of February 21, 2022. “It is my pleasure to announce Aaron as the new East Region Director, and I am looking forward to working alongside him to provide the best support to all the volunteers […]

Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2022 T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant

After helping cover registration fees for families in need from more than 1,500 local Little League® programs in 2021, the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant is back in action with applications now being accepted for the 2022 season. APPLY NOW “Over the past two seasons, we’ve seen thousands of children sign up to play […]

Little League® Recognizes 10 Local Leagues as 2021 ASAP Regional Winners

Since 1995, Little League® and Musco Lighting have partnered in the A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) to help local leagues and districts in the United States create the safest environment possible for players, volunteers, and fans. This year, a total of 10 local Little League programs were once again honored from each of the five […]

2021 Little League Softball® World Series – New York Team Update

Little League® International has been informed of at least one positive COVID-19 test within the New York State Little League Softball tournament team at the Little League Softball World Series. In consultation with and at the recommendation of our medical advisors, Little League International has notified the team that it will no longer be able […]

Meet the 10 Participating Teams at the 2021 Little League Softball® World Series

With the 2021 Little League Softball® World Series set to take place for the first time at its new home in Greenville, North Carolina, on August 11-18, it’s time to take a look at the 10 teams who will be taking the field inside Stallings Stadium at Elm Street Park. Because the 2021 Little League […]