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Little League® Girls with Game® 50 Photo Contest Now Open

In celebration of Women’s History Month, and as part of the overall Little League® Girls with Game 50 (#GWG50) Celebration in 2024, Little League International is proud to announce the launch of its #GWG50 Photo Contest, kicking off the organization’s annual Girls with Game month.   Designed to highlight the incredible girls and women in Little […]

Ball Park® Buns Extends Partnership with Little League®

After three years of continuous support, Little League® International is pleased to announce a year-long extension with Ball Park® Buns, making it the Official Hot Dog and Hamburger Bun of Little League Baseball and Softball through 2024. “Ball Park Buns has provided incredible support to local Little League programs each year through the Ball Park of […]

Six Innings with Olivia Pichardo, the First NCAA Division I Baseball Girl with Game

When Olivia Pichardo stepped onto her first Little League Baseball® field at six years old, she went out there to have fun, but little did she know that she would grow up to become the first female to play on an NCAA Division I baseball team. She didn’t anticipate that she would one day lace […]

Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees Set for 2024 After Record-Setting Year

Following a record-setting year in 2023, the Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees are set to return with seven events scheduled across the United States for the 2024 season. In its second year back since the pandemic, the Little League Urban Initiative Jamboree events saw record performances in 2023, including the largest softball event in the program’s […]

Little League® Europe and Africa Region Nations Gather in Poland to Highlight Program Initiatives and Best Practices

Continuing to strengthen the relationship between Little League® and the World Baseball and Softball Confederation-Europe (WBSC-Europe), which recently signed a five-year agreement, representatives from 14 Little League Europe and Africa Region nations gathered in Warsaw, Poland, with representatives of WBSC-Europe for a weekend of discussions and presentations at the end of January.   During the […]

2024 Little League® World Series Umpires Announced

More than 100 dedicated umpires have been selected to volunteer across the seven Little League® World Series events in 2024. “Being named an umpire at one of our seven World Series events is an honor that thousands of Little League umpires strive for each year and has long been known as an opportunity to showcase […]

New Jersey and California Teams Set for 2024 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game, Presented by Eggland’s Best

Earning the trip to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to compete in the 2024 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game are teams from Manalapan, New Jersey, and Mission Viejo, California.   “In its 22nd year, the Little League Challenger Division Exhibition Game continues to be one of the most memorable events as it brings together two outstanding local […]

“Dear Girls with Game” – Chris Downs

Dear Girls With Game, For decades, I’ve not only served as an employee for Little League, but have also volunteered at both the local and district levels, just as millions of other adults have done over the years in an effort toward making the Little League experience uniquely special for all kids. One such period […]

Little League® Diamond Leader Discussions: Krista Bordeleau

Licensed Clinical Behaviorist Krista (Schermerhorn) Bordeleau grew up lacing up her softball cleats and stepping out onto her local league’s fields, so when her two daughters were old enough to play, it was a perfect opportunity for Mrs. Bordeleau to continue her love for the game and return to Little League® as a volunteer.   As […]

#GWG50 Staff Spotlight: Nina Johnson-Pitt, Senior Strategy Executive

Now in her 18th year with Little League®, Nina Johnson-Pitt has served in a variety of different ways for the organization, from the grassroots level to her current role spearheading the strategic efforts of the world’s largest youth baseball and softball organization. During the early part of her career as Central Region Assistant Director and […]