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Little League® Alumni Earn 2019-20 Gatorade Player of the Year Honors

In its 35th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, Gatorade announced the winners of the 2019-20 Gatorade Players of the Year, which includes 89 prominent high school athletes whose first chapter of their athletic career includes time spent on the Little League® Baseball and Softball fields. Of the 89 alumni, three were […]

2020 ASAP Awards Program: Regional Winners, National Award Recipient to Be Announced in August

Since 1995, Little League® and Musco Lighting have partnered in the A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) to help local leagues and districts in the United States create the safest environment possible for players, volunteers, and fans. While the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted so many of our local league operations, the selection process is currently under […]

“Little League® Days” Event Gets Players Back to the Field in Czech Republic

Over the past few months, the COVID-19 Pandemic has kept players, volunteers, and families away from the Little League® field, but now as health and government officials have eased restrictions on gatherings in the Czech Republic, Little League officials have made it their priority to find a way to bring the Little League experience to […]

Your Voice: What Parents Need to Know About the Best Practices for Returning to Play

Local Little League® programs throughout the United States and around the world are beginning to emerge from the quarantined change of lifestyle resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. There are many questions, and the answers continue to evolve as the battle against the virus continues and all our communities start to return over the summer months. […]

Little League® Video Features Earn Trifecta of 2020 Telly Awards

Each year, Little League® International helps tell its story through a variety of video features and other digital efforts. Three of those stories from the 2019 season were recognized this spring as part of the 41st Annual Telly Awards with a pair of Silver awards and a Bronze, placing the organization’s efforts among the top […]

2020 Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarships Awarded to Lycoming County High School Seniors

Since 1994, Little League® International has honored the memory of its founder through the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship, awarded annually to outstanding high school seniors in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, to assist with the pursuit of their higher education. While the annual, in-person recognition luncheon was unfortunately canceled due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Little […]

Your Voice: The 2020 FAQs Parents Need to Know

Your Voice is a way for readers to share questions with us, and an opportunity for Little League® to provide some important information and guidance. We are excited about our continued conversations, and, as always, we invite you to share your thoughts, suggestions, and questions to parents@LittleLeague.org. Like you, everyone at Little League® International, along with all […]

Little League® Cancels 2020 World Series and Region Tournaments

Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Little League International has made the difficult and disappointing decision to cancel its World Series and Region Tournaments for first time in organization history; commits approximately $1.2 million in support to local leagues 2020 MLB Little League Classic Presented by GEICO Also Canceled; Event Will Return […]

“I’m in it for the Kids!” How to Create a Player-Centered Little League® Experience

Written By: John O’Sullivan, Founder of the Changing the Game Project Head to any Little League® game and you will often hear the line “I’m in it for the kids.” Thankfully, so many of our parents, coaches, and board members are, as our leagues would not survive without the millions of volunteers and parents devoting their […]

Letter to Safety Officers: Do What You Can to Keep Your League Safe and Ready to Play

Dear Safety Officers: I hope this letter find you and your loved ones healthy and safe. As information continues to become available regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, we strive to continue to provide you with guidance and support as you help to oversee the health and safety of your league’s members and community.  Here are […]