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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 […]

Little League® Congratulates Crystl Bustos, Jessica Mendoza on their National Softball Hall of Fame Honors

Two enthusiastic supporters of Little League® are earning their spot among the greatest softball players of all time with induction into the National Softball Hall of Fame. Crystl Bustos, a Little League® graduate from Canyon Country, Calif., was officially welcomed into the 2018 Hall of Fame Class on Sunday, October 28, while Jessica Mendoza, a […]

Dates and Logos for the 2019 Little League® World Series Tournaments Announced

Fans from around the world can begin making their plans to attend each of the seven Little League® World Series Tournaments in 2019, as the dates and logos were officially approved at the annual fall meeting of the Little League International Board of Directors on Friday, Nov. 9. In addition to the Little League World […]

Four New Members Join Little League® International Advisory Board

This October, during its annual fall meeting in Williamsport, four dedicated Little League® volunteers were named the newest District Administrators to join the Little League International Advisory Board. The four new members of the Advisory Board are Derek Lisby (Indiana), Roman Jones (Georgia), Perry Pierce (Connecticut), and Carl Thompson (Arizona), replacing Dave Arkfeld (Nebraska), Jenice […]

The 2018 Little League® International Tournament Crowns Seven World Champions

By Lucas Friedman After thousands of games, and hundreds of thousands of miles traveled, the 2018 Little League® International Tournament season has concluded and seven World Champions have been crowned. Read on to find what baseball and softball teams wrote their own chapters into Little League’s World Series history. Little League Baseball Williamsport, Pa.   […]

Three Players from Tunkhannock, Pa., Share Their Little League Softball® World Series Experiences

The Little League Baseball® World Series has heated up in Williamsport, Pa. The four remaining teams hope to be celebrating a championship on Sunday. About two hours down the road, in Tunkhannock, Pa., one Little League® team is already celebrating an incredible season. The girls from Tunkhannock Little League have come home celebrities. They returned […]

Central Region Claims Little League Softball® World Series Championship

Wheelersburg Little League, from Wheelersburg, Ohio, captured the 2018 Little League Softball® World Series Championship by defeating Tunkhannock Little League, from Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, 3-0. Both teams were strong in the circle on Wednesday, but Central was just a little bit stronger at the plate in a victory over East on Wednesday. Kaya Hannon started the game for East and recorded 18 outs. LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL WORLD SERIES […]

From the Fields at Alpenrose to ‘The Granddaddy of Them All’

The Little League Softball® World Series in Portland, Ore., is never short on talented players. But it takes a lot of talented volunteers to bring the tournament to life. That’s where groundskeeper Mike Hebrard comes in. A native of Portland, Mr. Hebrard has been preparing the fields for the Little League Softball World Series since […]

Tanauan Little League Wins 2018 Senior League Softball World Series Championship

Tanauan Little League (Asia-Pacific Region), from Batangas, Philippines captured the 2018 Senior League Softball World Series Championship by defeating Texas District 9 Little League (Southwest Region), from Waco, Texas, 7-0. Royevel Palma didn’t allow a single run against Southwest, throwing a complete game shutout. Asia-Pacific secured the victory thanks to four runs in the third […]