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Mother’s Day Spring Craft Event Set for Saturday, May 4 at the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store

Held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store (252 U.S. Route 15) will be offering visitors a chance to make their own succulent planter craft just in time for Mother’s Day and the beginning of the Spring season. “For the first time, our Museum […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Dr. Michael K. Smith, 2008 Little League Volunteer of the Year. He was 63. Dr. Smith, a resident of Seaford, Del., volunteered in Nanticoke Little League, serving as League President and several other capacities in more than 20 years of service. Dr. Smith was a member of the […]

Crystal Joy Smith Named Little League® Data Warehouse and GIS Specialist

Little League® International has officially announced the hiring of Crystal Joy Smith as the Data Warehouse and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in the Information Services department. “We are really excited to welcome Crystal to our team here at Little League International and are looking forward to the experience she can bring to our Information […]

Parent Confession: I Tried to Coach My Son Into a College Baseball Scholarship at Age 10

It was hard for me to see him strikeout or miss a ground ball. Through Tee Ball and Coach Pitch, I knew he was just learning, but once he got to Player Pitch and the Major Division, I thought that there was no way he was going to make it to the next level of […]

Your Voice: Answers to Questions About the SafeSport Law, and Who Is Responsible for Reporting Acts of Child Abuse

Your Voice is a way for readers to share questions with us, and an opportunity for Little League® to provide some important information and guidance. We are excited about our continued conversations, and, as always, we invite you to share your thoughts, suggestions, and questions to parents@LittleLeague.org. Ashlen from West Virginia –  I’m a team mom, and […]

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 […]

Little League® Exclusive Interview: Dr. Tommy John

Dr. Tommy John has his father’s famous name, and an important message for parents. “There are many things that a child needs in their environment in order to develop into a healthy, high-functioning adult,” said Dr. John. “And sports—when done properly—can answer those needs in so many ways beyond what many parents and youth athletes […]

Little League International mourns the passing of Mary McCoy, who volunteered in Phoebus Little League (Hampton, Va.) for nearly 50 years. She was 79. Mrs. McCoy was employed by the City of Hampton for more than 20 years. She was a Phoebus Litttle League volunteer for 48 years. She is survived by her son, Philip […]

2019 Europe and Africa Region Tournament Umpires Announced, Regional Clinic Held

The Little League® Europe and Africa Region officially announced its selection of umpires for the 2019 Europe and Africa Regional tournaments. In addition to announcing the selections, the region also hosted a regional training clinic for 28 students from nine different countries across the region, marking the first umpire clinic in several years for the […]

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 […]