The World of Little League® Museum has taken home a program-record four ISHY Awards this year, as presented by the International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA), for its creative content and exhibits celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS).
“It is a thrill for our organization to win four ISHY Awards this year, and we are honored to be recognized by our peers in the sports heritage community, ” said Adam Thompson, Director of the World of Little League Museum. “We are incredibly proud of the content created to celebrate the Diamond Anniversary of the Little League Baseball World Series and look forward to creating more content to celebrate the next 75 years of the iconic event.”
This year’s awards were presented in the following categories:
New Exhibit – Under $50,000
Marketing Material – Social Media Campaign:
Marketing Material – Audio/Video:
This is the sixth year in a row that the World of Little League Museum took home the honor based on its video storytelling and production, doing so in historic fashion with a total of four category honors:
- 2023: The 75th Little League World Series (Program, Video, Social Campaign, and Exhibit)
- 2022: Seven Firsts – Girls with Game
- 2021: First All-Black LLWS Team
- 2020: 1955 Cannon Street All-Stars
- 2019: Story of the Little League Patch
- 2018: “It All Started Here”
Little League’s #LLWS75 social campaign generated more than 250,000 social engagements across its multiple platforms in 2022. Plus, the 75th Little League World Series video reached approximately 31,000 people after it was shared to Little League’s official Facebook Page.
The ISHY Awards program was established to provide recognition for excellence in publications and exhibits by all member sports museums, hall of fame, or sports heritage organizations, regardless of size or budget, based upon a competition evaluated by ISHA members and communications professionals. With award categories covering books; non-book publications; marketing materials; education programming; and Hall of Fame inductions and/or annual event support materials, the ISHY Awards recognize outstanding achievements by the members of ISHA each year.