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A Letter from Hugh E. Tanner, Little League® International Board of Directors Chairman

Reflecting on 2020 is a bit like looking into a broken mirror. Thinking back to the end of 2019, we were embarking on one of the most exciting moments in the history of the Little League® program. We had just announced the expansion of the Little League Baseball and Softball World Series. We launched a […]

International Rotation Set for 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series Expansion Teams; Dates Announced for 2023 LLWS Events

During the annual fall meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors, the first two international expansion teams who will earn direct entry to the 2022 Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) were announced, and the official dates for the 2023 Little League World Series (LLWS) were established. 2022 International Expansion Team Rotation Announced […]

Five New Members Join the Little League® International Advisory Board

During its annual fall meeting in October 2020, held virtually this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Little League® International Advisory Board was pleased to welcome five new members. “This year, perhaps more than ever, a direct understanding of what is happening at the community level of our program will be vitally important as […]

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, […]

By Luke Ramirez: Living the Little League® Dream Is a Dream of a Lifetime

Written by Luke Ramirez, Member of the 2009 Little League Baseball World Series Championship Team from Chula Vista, California COVID-19 has taken so much from so many, and while it is important to keep the big picture of the effects from this global pandemic in mind, the impact it has had on sports is glaring. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Little League® Multi-Platform Rights Extension with ESPN

As we reflect on what would have been the 2020 Little League® World Series, Little League International looks forward to the next chapter of its story with the announcement of an extended partnership with ESPN, featuring an eight-year multi-platform rights extension that will be effective from 2023 through 2030. The first year of this new […]

Top Safety Plans Earn Local Little League® Programs 2020 ASAP Awards

As the world’s largest youth sports organization, the safety and well-being of all Little League® players, volunteers, and fans is of upmost importance for Little League International and all its local leagues. And, as local league volunteers have continued to navigate through the Coronavirus pandemic, that focus on safety has never been more important. In […]

Honda Grant Program Gives Hope to Little League® Programs Around the U.S.

For communities around the world, the spring of 2020 has seen a variety of unprecedented situations that have caused both financial and logistical challenges, but with the help of the continued support of Honda, the Official Vehicle of Little League Baseball and Softball, 18 local Little League programs will be returning to the ballfield with […]