Tag: GWG

A “Full-Count Conversation” with Maria Pepe Little League Baseball® Legacy Series Umpire, Michelle DeRosa

For many people, Little League® becomes ingrained in their everyday life, starting with their childhood and spanning decades later. That’s exactly what it has been like for Michelle DeRosa, a volunteer […]

Little League® Diamond Leader Discussions: Rachel Perkins

For more than 30 years, Rachel Perkins has dedicated her life to youth sports. A former softball player herself, Ms. Perkins has carried her love and passion for the game […]

Little League® Celebrates and Recognizes #GirlDads

As part of the ongoing Girls with Game 50 Celebration, Little League® recognizes the importance of fathers in a young female athlete’s life. Whether they are putting on their coach’s […]

History Made at the 2024 Maria Pepe Little League Baseball® Legacy Series

  Little League® International continued its Girls with Game 50 Celebration on June 7-9, welcoming nearly 100 young girls and their families to the first ever “Maria Pepe Little League […]

Maria Pepe Enshrined into the Little League® Hall of Excellence

Over the course of the past 50 years, there have been countless girls and women who have led in the movement to help bring opportunities to females within the Little […]

Meet the Women of the Little League® Hall of Excellence

Enshrinement in the Little League® Hall of Excellence is the highest honor Little League International can bestow on any of its alumni. To date, eight women, who have all excelled in […]

1974: The Year Little League® Changed Forever

When Carl Stotz created Little League® in 1939, it started out as a simple neighborhood league for his nephews to play organized baseball during the summer in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Nearly […]

Softball Reflections with Ryan Iamurri, a Women’s College World Series Champion

With the initials R.B.I, it seemed like Ryan Iamurri was destined from the start to spend her days at the softball field.   For many, the Little League® journey starts […]

Baseball Australia Hosts Country’s First Ever All-Female Little League Baseball® National Tournament

For the first time in the Australia’s history, six all-female Little League Baseball® teams, coaches, and volunteers came together in Lismore to compete for the national title in an all-female […]

Six Innings with Katie Reyes, 2009 Little League Baseball® World Series Graduate

In the top of the sixth inning of Canada’s third pool play game against Germany in the 2009 Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS), Katie Reyes, one of two Girls […]