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Subway Restaurants’ 2013 Buddy Badge Contest to Benefit Little League Challenger Division®

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 15, 2013) – Subway restaurants, the world’s largest submarine sandwich chain and official sponsor of Little League Baseball and Softball, is once again supporting the Little League Challenger Division® through the 2014 Buddy Badge design program as part of its efforts to encourage children and their families to eat healthy and lead active lives.

New SKLZ Videos Offer Training Aids for Coaches

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (March 15, 2013) - Little League® International, in partnership with SKLZ, has posted a series of videos offering coaches’ tips and training to aid in the development and physical health of all Little League Baseball and Softball players.

2013 Little League® Rulebook Apps Now Available for Download

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (March 15, 2013) - The 2013 Little League® Rulebook Applications provide you Little League rules in an easy to navigate interface for Baseball, Softball and Challenger. Search for rules in seconds and bookmark any page -- all from your mobile device. The app includes everything you would need to participate, join, and even establish a league!

Let’s Play: Pitch In For Baseball Strives to ‘Re-fit’ Every Local Little League Decimated by Hurricane Sandy

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 11, 2013) – In late October 2012, “Superstorm Sandy” slammed the Eastern seaboard of the United States, devastating communities, large and small, from the Carolinas to Maine. Many Little Leagues were in the damage path of one of the most devastating storms the U.S has ever experienced.

Louisville Slugger Recalling the Entire Current Line of OneX Fastpitch Softball Bat

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 5, 2013) - Little League International has been advised that Louisville Slugger is recalling the entire current line of the OneX fastpitch softball bat (all lengths and weights) from the market.

Matt Weber Named Little League Southeastern Region Assistant Director

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., (March 1, 2013) – Matt Weber has been named the Assistant Director of Little League’s Southeastern Region, it was announced by Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball. The Little League Southeastern Region Headquarters is located in Warner Robins, Ga.

Jake Hardison to Be Immortalized with Renaming of Challenger Little League Baseball World Jamboree

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 1, 2013) - Virginia District 8 will host the Jake Hardison Memorial Challenger Jamboree, May 10-12, 2013, at the Azalea Little League Complex in Norfolk, Va.

John Edgerle Nominated to Represent Central Region on Little League International Board of Directors

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Feb. 19, 2013) – Little League’s Central Region has nominated one of its members for election to the Little League International Board of Directors, it was announced today by Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball. The election took place recently in a vote by the region’s District Administrators.

World of Little League: New Museum, New Name, New Look

1 year 29 weeks ago

In a little more than four months, a “new” museum will open at the Little League International Complex.

To go along with the $4 million renovation of the Little League Museum, the facility now has a new name and a new logo as well. Hours of operation will be expanded, and it will be open seven days a week. more»

First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania Grants $300,000 to Little League Baseball from the Impact Fund

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Feb. 6, 2013) – The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) is proud to grant $300,000 to Little League Baseball (Little League) through the Williamsport Lycoming Impact Fund. Since its creation in 2002, the Impact Fund has granted $1,225,000.

World of Little League: New Museum, New Name, New Look

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Feb. 4, 2013) – In a little more than four months, a “new” museum will open at the Little League International Complex. To go along with the $4 million renovation of the Little League Museum, the facility now has a new name and a new logo as well. Hours of operation will be expanded, and it will be open seven days a week.

Little League Urban Initiative Announces Nine Jamboree Events

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., (Jan. 30, 2013) Since the Little League Urban Initiative decided to move its Jamboree concept from one national tournament to numerous state/regional tournaments in 2010, the initiative for boys and girls in urban neighborhoods has prospered. This year is no different with the addition of two jamborees and new venues.

Challenger Division Teams Selected for Little League Baseball World Series Exhibition Game

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Jan. 24, 2013) - The two leagues that will be sending their Challenger Division programs to the 2013 Little League Baseball World Series have been selected. Representing more than 30,000 Challenger players and more than 900 leagues worldwide will be Illinois District 13 from the Chicago area, and California District 57 from the San Francisco area.

Little League International Mourns the Passing of Stan Musial and Earl Weaver

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Jan. 20, 2012) -- Little League International mourns the passing yesterday of two greats of the game: Stan Musial and Earl Weaver.

New Little League Tee Ball Program Designed to Promote Activity, Fun and Fitness, While Teaching Fundamentals

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Jan. 18, 2013) – Children as young as four years of age are eligible to play Little League, beginning with Tee Ball.

Renovation to Lamade Stadium Extends Stadium-Style Seats to Entire Facility

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. ((May 8, 2013) – At the 2013 Little League Baseball World Series, all the seats in Howard J. Lamade Stadium will have backs, matching those in the center section of the stadium, it was announced today at Little League International.

Coaches Toolkit: A Valuable Resource For Little League Coaches and Managers

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., (Jan. 15, 2013) - The Little League Baseball and Softball Coaches Toolkit provides separate packages for baseball and softball, which include sport-specific training manuals, videos and other materials that will help both the novice and experienced coach.

Little League’s 2013 Rulebooks Now Available for Purchase

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Jan. 9, 2013) - The 2013 Little League rulebooks have arrived and are available to purchase. As in previous years, the retail price for each of the three books (Baseball, Softball and Challenger Division) is $7 each.

Little League’s 2013 Rulebooks Now Available for Purchase

January 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Jan. 8, 2013) - The 2013 Little League rulebooks have arrived and are available to purchase. As in previous years, the retail price for each of the three books (Baseball, Softball and Challenger Division) is $7 each.

Alpenrose Stadium, Home of the Little League Softball World Series, to Receive National Honor

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Jan. 4, 2013) - Alpenrose Stadium has been selected as the 2012 Softball Field of the Year by the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA).

Little League International Mourns the Passing of Richard Hilton, Manager of 1983 Little League Baseball World Series Champions

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Dec. 28, 2012) - Little League International mourns the passing of Richard Hilton, Sr.

Big League Softball World Series Relocating to Sussex County, Delaware

May 9, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Dec. 21, 2012) – The Executive Committee of the Little League International Board of Directors has approved relocating the Big League Softball World Series tournament to Sussex County, Delaware.

Bulletin: Significant Rule and Regulation Changes for 2013

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Dec. 12, 2012) - Little League International has announced the full list of significant changes to the rules and regulations of the program. These changes will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2013.

Little League International Mourns the Passing of Lee Bennett, Coach of the 1955 Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Dec. 13, 2012) - Little League International mourns the passing of Lee Bennett, Sr., a coach with the 1955 South Carolina Little League Baseball State Champion Cannon Street YMCA All-Star team. He was 90.

Joe Patterson Nominated to Represent Southwestern Region on Little League International Board of Directors

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Dec. 12, 2012) – Little League’s Southwestern Region has nominated one of its members for election to the Little League International Board of Directors, it was announced today by Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball. The election took place recently in a vote by the region’s District Administrators.

Little League® International and Baseball Factory Extend Partnership

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Dec. 10, 2012) – Little League International announced today the extension of their strategic partnership with Baseball Factory. A relationship that began in 2009, Little League International and Baseball Factory will provide youth players worldwide with increased player development and college recruiting opportunities.

Little League International Mourns the Passing of Kentucky District 5 Administrator Roger Romines

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Dec. 5, 2012) - Little League International mourns the passing of Kentucky District 5 Administrator Roger Romines. He was 57.

Little League International Mourns the Passing of John Schnepp

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Dec. 5, 2012) - Little League International mourns the passing of John Schnepp. He was 85.

Lycoming Students Raise Nearly $1,000 for Little League Museum’s Mascot Exhibit

1 year 39 weeks ago
Making the donation of nearly $1,000 is Nicole Gramlich, Chief Finance Officer for the student group, Vitality Management Consulting, left, to Lance Van Auken, Museum Vice President and Executive Director, and Janice L. Ogurcak, Museum Director of Public Programming and Outreach.

Nearly $1,000 was raised to refurbish the original costume for Little League Baseball and Softball’s mascot through fund-raising events coordinated by students as part of their Business 244 Class at Lycoming College. more»

From the Heart of Little League Came Comfort for the Victims of Hurricane Sandy

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLAMSPORT, (Nov. 21, 2012) – Called a “super storm,” the “storm of the century” and the “perfect storm,” Hurricane Sandy devastated the lives of hundreds of thousands of people on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. In the wake of the destruction, individuals and communities joined by their Little League ties, banded together to offer aid, comfort and perspective.

“Big Al” Price to Host Clinic Series Designed for Rookie, Veteran Little Leagues Coaches

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 15, 2012) - Little League International and “Big Al” Price have partnered for another season of Little League Coaching Clinics.

Toys for Tots Collection Site Moves from Little League Museum Next Door to Administration Building

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 19, 2012) -- The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum may be closed, but the need for children in the community to have a good Christmas has not been forgotten by Little League Baseball and Softball.

Louisville Slugger TPX Dynasty-12 (Model: YB12D) Black/Red/Grey Fail Compliance Testing

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 20, 2012) - Little League Baseball, Incorporated has been informed that Louisville Slugger (Hillerich & Bradsby) TPX Dynasty -12 (black/red/grey) composite bat has failed recent performance standard compliance testing.

On the Road Again: Little League International Gearing Up for Little League Road Show Season

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Oct. 24, 2012) – The “Little League Road Show,” a training and education component of Little League Baseball and Softball, is gearing up for another year, and will again team with local volunteers to provide education and support to its chartered leagues through a series of clinics and seminars.

Mattingly Balistk (Model: BTKYB) Blue Model Fails Compliance Testing

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 16, 2012) - Little League Baseball, Incorporated has been informed that Mattingly Sports, Inc., Balistk (Model - BTKYB, blue) composite bat has failed recent performance standard compliance testing.

Patrick W. Wilson, Sr. VP of Operations & Program Development, Discusses Little League Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Division

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 29, 2012) - Patrick W. Wilson, Little League International’s Senior Vice President of Operations and Program Development, recently participated in two online presentations that explained the resources and educational materials developed for the Little League Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Division.

Dates and Sites for 2013 Little League World Series Tournaments Announced

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 12, 2012) – The dates and sites for the nine Little League World Series tournaments in 2013, have been approved by the Little League International Board of Directors, it was announced by Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball.

Hugh Tanner of Houston, Texas Voted Chairman-Elect of the Little League International Board of Directors

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., (Nov. 9, 2012) - Hugh E. Tanner, a partner at the Morgan, Lewis & Bockius Litigation Practice in Houston, was voted Chairman-Elect of the Little League International Board of Directors, it was announced today by newly-seated board Chairman Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour.

Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour Assumes Chairmanship of the Little League International Board of Directors

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 9, 2012) ­- Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour, President of the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, Pa., is the new chairman of the Little League International Board of Directors, it was announced today by Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball.

Humble Endeavour by One Little Leaguer Offers Inspiration in the Battle Against Cancer

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 8, 2012) – At times of strife, it can take the honesty of a child’s perspective to remind adults that anything can be accomplished with honest effort and commitment. James McDonald, 11, plays in North Mission Viejo (Calif.) Little League.

Three New Members Join Little League International Advisory Board

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (Oct. 29, 2012) – Little League District Administrators Kevin Hladik and John Berardi, along with Bruce Campbell, Treasurer and a Director of Little League Baseball Canada, have joined the Little League International Advisory Board it was announced by Stephen D. Keener, Little League International President and Chief Executive Officer.

Little League International Mourns the Passing of Former New York District 7 District Administrator George Cheresnowsky

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Oct. 29, 2012) - Little League International mourns the passing of former New York District 7 Administrator George Cheresnowsky. He was 92.

Second Annual New District Administrator Training Welcomes First-Year DAs from Around the World

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Oct. 13, 2012) – Volunteers from as far away as Australia, Norway, Brazil, and the Czech Republic were among the 32 first-year District Administrators (DAs) welcomed to Little League International for the second annual New DA Training.

Little League International Mourns the Passing of Antonio Vazquez Urdaneta

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., (Aug. 30, 2012) - Little League International mourns the passing of Antonio Vazquez Urdaneta.

Lance Van Auken Named Vice President and Executive Director of Little League Museum

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Oct. 2, 2012) – Lance Van Auken, Vice President of Communications at Little League International since 2008, has been named Vice President and Executive Director of the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum, it was announced today by Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer of Little League Baseball and Softball.

WVIA Public Television Receives Regional Emmy Award for Production of 2011 Little League Challenger Game

May 22, 2013
South Williamsport, Pa. (Sept. 28, 2012) – The presentation of the 2011 Little League Challenger Division Exhibition game played on Aug. 27, 2011, earned WVIA television an Emmy award from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-Atlantic Chapter.

Little League International Announces Name of New Baseball Division

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Sept. 27, 2012) –Little League International today announced the name of its newest baseball division: The Little League Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Division.

Little League, SKLZ Team Filming Series of Instructional Videos

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., (Sept. 20, 2012) – Little League International and SKLZ, a preferred training partner of Little League Baseball and Softball, recently filmed several instructional video segments for the free online Coaches Resource Center.

International Teams Show Well En Route to 2012 World Series Championships

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Sept. 4, 2012) - In various locations throughout the United States, Little League Baseball and Softball World Series tournaments were contested by players and teams, from Little League to Big League.

Little League International Recognizes Best Safety Plans in the United States at Annual ASAP Breakfast

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Sept. 12, 2012) - Little League's national and regional winners for safety awareness and preparedness were honored during the 66th Little League Baseball World Series in Williamsport, Pa.

Little League International Mourns the Passing of Washington District 1 Administrator Tony Monfiletto, Sr.

May 22, 2013
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., (Sept 4, 2012) - Little League International mourns the passing of Washington District 1 Administrator, Tony Monfiletto, Sr. He was 79.
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