Tag: Things to Know

Looking Back at the Three Little League® Graduates with a World Series Trifecta

Take a look back at the three former Little Leaguers® who made history as the only graduates to play in the Little League Baseball® World Series, College World Series, and MLB World Series. Michael Conforto – Redmond (Wash.) North LL 2004 LLBWS; 2013 CWS (Oregon State); 2015 MLB World Series (New York Mets) Most recent […]

Applications for T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant Now Open

Thanks to a $2 million donation from T-Mobile, as many as 20,000 families in need will be able to register their children to play Little League® next season through the support of the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant Program. Eligible families can apply for financial assistance for the 2021 season beginning Thursday, December 3, […]

A Safe Place to Grow: Little League® Child Protection Program Updated

The well-being of all participants is paramount, and we strive to create an environment as safe as possible on and around the field. To support this vital pillar of our organization, Little League® continues to keep up-to-date with all of its safety policies and procedures within the Child Protection Program, including adherence to the youth […]

Two Magic Words for Coaching and Parenting Your Athletes

Written By: John O’Sullivan, Founder of the Changing the Game Project “What were you doing out there?” screamed an angry dad. “I told you to shoot!” yelled the coach to the shell shocked young boy who just passed to his teammate instead of fulfilling the coaches wishes. “He doesn’t know what he is doing” says […]

Construction Underway at the New Little League® Central Region Headquarters

Construction of the new Little League® Central Region Headquarters facility began in Whitestown, Indiana, on July 23, 2020, and is expected to be completed by June 2021 to host the Little League Softball® Central Region Tournament and Little League Baseball® Great Lakes and Midwest Tournaments. “While the past few months have been very difficult, we […]

Little League® Photo Contest Winners Announced

As the summer comes to an end, Little League® International is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Little League Photo Contest. Held in coordination with the launch of Little League’s new look, mission, and logo on June 6, the Little League Photo Contest ran from mid-June through mid-September to help Little League players, […]

Jason Varitek Becomes First Little League Baseball® World Series Graduate Inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame

On Thursday, August 27, 2020, former Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek made history as he became the first Little League Baseball® World Series graduate to be inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame. As a 12-year-old, Mr. Varitek played a key role in Altamonte Springs (Fla.) National Little League’s run to the […]

Little League® International Congress to Be Held in Williamsport in 2022

International event will take place June 10-13, 2022, throughout the Williamsport Community to celebrate the 75th Little League Baseball® World Series. After a thorough evaluation, the Little League® International Board of Directors has made the decision to relocate the 28th Little League International Congress from Anaheim, California, to Williamsport, Pennsylvania. “This year has been a […]

Little League® World Series Expansion Postponed Until 2022

Due to the ongoing impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic, that included the cancellation of the 2020 Little League® World Series and Regional Tournaments, the Little League International Board of Directors will postpone the expansion of the Little League Baseball® and Little League Softball® World Series until 2022. The decision allows the organization, and its local […]

A Letter from Stephen D. Keener, Little League® President and CEO

To say we miss it is an understatement. We should be together right now. Stadium music should be stuck in our heads. Our meals should be eaten out of cardboard containers. Old friends and new should be conversing on the concourse. Lycoming County should be buzzing with visitors from around the world, and the anticipation […]