Tag: integrity

Little League® Graduates Celebrated in 2023 MLB Postseason Awards

Little League® alumni were in the spotlight during the 2023 MLB Postseason with more than 55 graduates playing in the 2023 MLB World Series and a group of graduates receiving postseason awards for their individual fielding and offensive performances.   A graduate of Mizusawa Little League in Japan, Shohei Ohtani finished out the season with […]

Little League® to Increase Access and Opportunity with League Choice at Youngest Levels of Play Starting in 2025

Starting with the 2025 season, children at the youngest levels of the Little League® Baseball and Softball program (League Age 4-7) throughout the United States will have the ability to register and play for any local Little League program they choose, without respect to any geography- or school-related eligibility requirements. Those players who register under […]

A Letter from the Chairman: Reflecting on the 2023 Little League Season

Dear Little League Fans, Families, Volunteers, and Players, As we all wrap up yet another memorable Little League® season, and I reflect on my first year serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors for this great organization, I want to start by saying THANK YOU to each and every one of you for making […]

2007 Little League® Hall of Excellence Enshrinee Dusty Baker announces retirement as MLB Manager

After 26 seasons as a Major League Baseball Manager, Little League® Hall of Excellence enshrinee Dusty Baker has announced his retirement. A graduate of Riverside (Calif.) Little League, Mr. Baker was inducted into the Little League Hall of Excellence in 2007. After his time on the Little League field, Mr. Baker spent 19 years playing […]

Important Updates to Little League’s Child Protection Program

Little League® is for everyone, and all children and families should be able to fully enjoy their Little League experience on and off the field. To help bring that fun, community-based opportunity to children, it is paramount that we keep the safety and well-being of our Little Leaguers® at the forefront of all that we […]

6 Ways to Support the Mental Health of Your Little Leaguer®

Both on and off the field, one of the most important aspects of the Little League® program is the mental health and well-being of its youth athletes. Navigating how to best protect a child’s mental health and support their mental well–being can be challenging, but it is possible with resources, guidance, and tools.  Dr. Kensa […]

More Than 55 Former Little Leaguers® Set to Compete in the 2023 MLB Postseason

With this year’s MLB Postseason Picture officially set, more than 55 Little League® graduates are set to compete for the 2023 MLB Commissioner’s Trophy.     Below are the former Little Leaguers® who are currently involved with each of the postseason clubs, including those on the 40-man roster and members of the Front Office and […]

Stuart Scott to Be Enshrined in the Little League® Hall of Excellence

One of ESPN’s most iconic personalities of all-time, Stuart Scott (1965-2015), a graduate of Northwest Forsyth (N.C.) Little League, will become the 62nd person to be enshrined in the Little League® Hall of Excellence. The ceremony is scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 27, prior to the Championship Game of the 2023 Little League […]