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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 […]

2019 Little League® Days Offer Unique MLB Experiences to Children

With another exciting MLB season upon us with the earliest Opening Day in history, thousands of Little Leaguers will once again have a chance to enjoy the unique experience of MLB Little League Days in 2019. As part of the growing partnership between Little League and MLB, “Little League Days” provide opportunities for local youth […]

Girls With Game and a Positive Mental Attitude

By Liz DiLullo Brown, Senior Vice President and CMO The last few weeks we’ve celebrated the accomplishments and talent of “Girls with Game” across all of Little League’s digital platforms. These incredible individuals, who just happen to be female, serve as role models for us each and every day. A reminder of the power that […]

Two Little League® World Series Coaches Win Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach Awards

Two iconic coaches from the 2018 Little League® World Series were recently recognized for their dedication to youth sports as winners of the 2019 National Double-Goal Coach® Award by the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA). Gerald Oda, manager of the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series Champion Honolulu (Hawaii) Little League team, and Antonio Roman, coach […]

Little League® Baseball and Softball Celebrates 33rd Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day

While every day spent in the Little League® program is reason to celebrate, Wednesday, February 6, will be even more special this year as Little League Baseball and Softball joins together in the celebration of the 33rd Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD). For more than three decades, NGWSD has empowered women […]

90+ Volunteer Umpires Earn Prestigious 2019 Little League® World Series Assignments

Each year, the holiday season becomes just a bit more special for more than 90 dedicated Little League® volunteers who receive their official notifications with their official umpire assignments for the Little League World Series tournaments. Volunteer umpires are one of the most important aspects in the success of Little League programs around the world […]

A Look Back at Little League® Baseball and Softball in 2018

This past year was once again another successful year for Little League Baseball and Softball, and saw some very exciting changes, updates, and innovations for the future of the organization. Starting with the 27th Little League International Congress in New Orleans, a gathering of our top volunteers, to kick off the year, 2018 was filled […]

New Tournament Tiebreaker Structure and Roster Guidelines Highlight 2019 Little League® Rule Changes

Following the annual fall meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors, Little League International officially announced the rule and regulation changes that will take effect in 2019. The two most notable changes will take place in the International Tournament with a new tiebreaker structure in all divisions, as well as a regulation establishing […]

Pitch In For Baseball and Softball Support Little League® Baseball and Softball Programs Facing Devastation

Devastation to a local community, whether caused by natural disaster, financial struggles, or otherwise, can have a tremendous toll on its members. But, for those communities with Little League® Baseball and Softball programs, returning to the ballfield can provide neighbors with a sense of comfort and stability once again, even if the feeling may only […]