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I Should Have Never Pulled My Daughter from Little League Softball®

Years ago, when my daughter was a 10-year-old Little League Softball® player, I ended up making a big mistake. I was at most practices, watching from the bleachers. Michaela did great. Always hustled, hit the ball well, and fielded fine. But, when it came to games, she struggled. I talked to her about it, her […]

Dates Announced for Next Three Years of Little League® World Series Events

After yet another exciting summer of Little League® Baseball and Softball, the official dates have been announced for the Little League World Series tournaments over the next three years, as approved by the Little League International Board of Directors during the annual fall meeting on November 8, 2019. Starting on August 1 with the Senior […]

2019 Little League® World Series Champions Visit Nation’s Capital

Just months after their historic victories, members of the Little League Baseball® World Series Championship Eastbank Little League team from River Ridge, Louisiana, and the Little League Softball® World Series Championship Rowan Little League team from Salisbury, North Carolina, were given the unique opportunity to visit Washington, D.C., with a trip to the White House […]

Little League Softball® World Series to Relocate for 2020

For the past 26 years, Little League® International has been proud to call Alpenrose Dairy the home of the Little League Softball® World Series. Without the strong support and friendship from Carl Cadonau Sr., his son Carl Cadonau Jr., his wife Phyllis, and their three children, Carl Cadonau III, Cary Cadonau, and Tracey Cadonau McKinnon, […]

Milestones and Miles to Go – A Letter From Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and CEO

June 6, 1939, 80 years ago, Carl Stotz gathered some of his friends and neighbors, and about 30 boys in the west end of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, on a baseball field that had been scaled down just for them for the first-ever Little League® game. It gave those children the chance to learn the game and, […]

Little League Baseball® and Little League Softball® World Series to Expand in 2021

Projected expansion to provide more teams the opportunity to experience the World Series each summer with facility enhancements.   To provide the World Series experience to more children around the world, the Little League® International Board of Directors has approved expanding the number of teams at the Little League Baseball® World Series to 20 and […]

Eastbank Little League Baseball, Softball Teams Accomplish Rare World Series Two-fer

By Ethan Roy Qualifying for a Little League® World Series tournament is no easy feat. The tournaments  that result in World Championship games are the culmination of a summer full of practices, games, excitement, and anguish. The prelude to competing with the best Little Leaguers® in the world consists of commitment and stellar performances in […]

Rowan Little League Captures 2019 Little League Softball® World Series Championship

Rowan Little League, from Salisbury, North Carolina, captured the 2019 Little League Softball® World Series Championship by defeating Eastbank Little League, from River Ridge, Louisiana, 4-1. The Southeast Region fired up the offense in the first inning. Riley Haggas drove in two when she doubled. LLSBWS Tournament Results Campbell Schaen pitched the Southeast Region to […]

Little League Softball® Alumna Rachel Garcia Wins 2019 Honda Cup

Rachel Garcia is no stranger to winning awards. This year alone, the former Little Leaguer®  has received various honors after leading UCLA to victory in the Women’s College World Series. Just one week after their victory, Ms. Garcia accepted yet another award as she was presented with the 2019 Honda Cup and named the Collegiate […]

Community Invited to Attend Inaugural T-Mobile Little League® Home Run Derby Championship on Saturday, August 17 at Historic Bowman Field

Fans from around the world and members of the Lycoming County community are invited to come out to Historic Bowman Field on Saturday, August 17 to enjoy the first ever T-Mobile Little League® Home Run Derby Championship from 4 to 6 p.m. ET. In May and June, local Little League programs from across the country […]