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New Tournament Tiebreaker Structure and Roster Guidelines Highlight 2019 Little League® Rule Changes

Following the annual fall meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors, Little League International officially announced the rule and regulation changes that will take effect in 2019. The two most notable changes will take place in the International Tournament with a new tiebreaker structure in all divisions, as well as a regulation establishing […]

President George H.W. Bush, Longtime Little League® Supporter, Remembered

Little League® International joins the world in remembering the legacy of President George H.W. Bush, who passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018 at the age of 94. President Bush and his wife, the late Barbara Bush, were Little League parents in Texas during their children’s early years. And, over the course of 60 years, President […]

Pitch In For Baseball and Softball Support Little League® Baseball and Softball Programs Facing Devastation

Devastation to a local community, whether caused by natural disaster, financial struggles, or otherwise, can have a tremendous toll on its members. But, for those communities with Little League® Baseball and Softball programs, returning to the ballfield can provide neighbors with a sense of comfort and stability once again, even if the feeling may only […]

Little League® International Establishes New Executive Leadership Structure

A new executive leadership structure of Little League® International was established following the annual fall meeting of the Little League International Board of Directors on Friday, November 9. The new structure will establish five chief officers charged with making key decisions for Little League Baseball and Softball: Stephen D. Keener – President and Chief Executive […]

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 […]

Holiday Events Geared Up For World of Little League® Museum

Each year, the holidays provide family and friends with a variety of exciting events and opportunities, and this holiday season, visitors from all over can enjoy themselves at the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store. Over the course of the next month, Santa Claus will be making a visit, new toys are being […]

Our Children Become the Messages They Hear the Most

By John O’Sullivan, Changing the Game Project Picture the young baseball player stepping onto the mound in the final inning of the championship game. What is he thinking in that moment? Visualize the soccer player, stepping up to take the deciding penalty kick. What is going through her head? Think of the basketball player, standing […]

Little League® Volunteers Throughout Europe and Africa Region Gather For Fall Events

This fall, volunteers from across the Little League® Europe and Africa Region joined together with leaders of the baseball and softball industry for two weekends of exciting events. On October 26-27, Little League District Administrators (D.A.s) from more than 15 countries throughout the region joined together with leadership from various baseball and softball organizations in […]

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 […]

What I Learned: Lessons of Little League®

“Can I pitch a crazy — but totally awesome — idea to you?” “Sure,” I answered quizzically, readying myself for the unveiling of my fiancé Tim’s secret scheme. He took a deep breath and then, smiling boyishly, laid out his plan: “Do you know what is exactly two and a half hours south of Rochester? South Williamsport. […]