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University of Washington Head Softball Coach Heather Tarr to be Enshrined in the Little League® Hall of Excellence

For many children growing up, Little League® becomes the first introduction to the game of baseball and softball, and for University of Washington Head Coach Heather Tarr, spending time at the Little League field has helped lead to her to an incredible career as a collegiate player, professional player, and now a top NCAA Division […]

adidas and Little League® Unveil Uniforms for the 2019 Little League Baseball & Softball World Series Tournaments

Little League® Baseball and Softball and adidas today unveiled the uniforms for the 2019 Little League World Series (LLWS) tournaments, which will make their on-field debut at the start of the Senior League Baseball World Series in Easley, S.C., on July 27. To tell the story behind the LLWS experience, adidas teamed up with Little […]

Little League Softball® Alumni Take To Biggest Stage at 2019 Women’s College World Series

Nearly 30 alumni of the Little League Softball® program will be heading to USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to compete on the biggest stage of college softball at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women’s College World Series (WCWS) from May 30 to June 5. Since 1974, the Little League Softball […]

Parent Confession: I Shouted Down My Daughter’s Softball Chants

I am a baseball guy. I’m still involved in recreation leagues. As a kid, I played Little League Baseball. My wife played Little League Softball. Our daughter is a good ball player and could have easily played baseball. I pushed her to do so, but she decided on softball. My wife was pleased. I was […]

A Different Point of View: Persistence, Self-Awareness, Confidence Prevail as Teenager Takes on Umpiring

Taegen McCoy is 16 years old and a sophomore at Northern High School in Dillsburg, Pa. In many ways, she’s a typical high schooler. She enjoys playing the viola in the orchestra and competing on the women’s tennis team, and won the title of Farmer’s Fair Queen. One year ago, she added another activity to […]

All Little League® World Series Games Set to Broadcast on ESPN Networks and ESPN+ for First Time

For the first time in the program’s history, every game in all seven divisions of the Little League World Series will be covered live on ESPN, ESPN+, ESPN2, or ABC; A total of 345 games scheduled to air live, with 263 exclusively on ESPN+ This summer, history will be made as every game in each […]

adidas Partners with Little League® Baseball and Softball

Little League® Baseball and Softball and adidas today proudly announced a multi-year partnership in which the Portland, Ore., based company will be the official uniform, footwear and coaches apparel supplier for the Little League World Series (LLWS) and an Official Sponsor of Little League. Beginning this season, adidas will design and create all official on-field […]

Little League® and T-Mobile Launch T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby, Support Local Programs

On the heels of T-Mobile becoming the Official Wireless Sponsor of Little League® International, the two have teamed up to announce the first-ever T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby. Starting today, leagues from around the country can begin conducting local qualifying competitions to identify the top youth long-ball hitters for both baseball and softball. “Little […]

Be A Great Teammate: A Letter from Brad Stevens to His Daughter

This letter originally appeared on LeadersandDaughters.com, an Egon Zehnder initiative. Dear Kinsley: When I was asked to write you a letter for the Leaders and Daughters Event series, I thought of the many different things that I would love say to express what you mean to me, and how excited I am to have a […]

An Open Letter to the Out of Control Sports Parent Sitting Next to Me in the Stands

Dear Out of Control Sports Parent, You. Yeah, you. The one shouting “Get the rebound!” to your kid. The one with the heart palpitating so loudly that you cannot contain yourself. The one yelling and complaining about the coach. The one hollering at the 13-year-old referee.  The one angry at my kid for making a […]