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Play Ball Videos: Eliska Stejskalova

August 30, 2013

Eliska Stejskalova of the Czech Republic, played at the 2013 Little League Baseball World Series. She is only the 16th girl to play in the series since girls were allowed to play Little League in 1974.

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Play Ball Videos: Eliska Stejskalova

August 30, 2013

Eliska Stejskalova of the Czech Republic, played at the 2013 Little League Baseball World Series. She is only the 16th girl to play in the series since girls were allowed to play Little League in 1974.

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Play Ball Videos: The Book

August 22, 2013

 

 The Book

Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball®

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Play Ball Videos: The Book

August 22, 2013

 

 The Book

Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball®

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'Play Ball!' Updated Little League Celebrates 75th Anniversary

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1 year 1 week ago
Eliska Stejskalova is the 16th female to play in the Little League Baseball® World Series.

Best-selling history of Little League Baseball®  and the World Series released as an eBook. more»

Little League 75th Anniversary Message

1 year 1 week ago
Little League President Steve Keener

Speaking from Newberry Little League where his sons played ball, Steve Keener, Little League President and CEO, thanks League Presidents for their incredible commitment to the program, and invites all to celebrate Little League International’s upcoming 75th anniversary in 2014.

"This is OUR celebration – local leagues around the world including yours!" more»

Little League Book Updated as Baseball Players Continue to Make World Series History

1 year 1 week ago
One Little Leaguer who made history was Mike Mussina, whose self-drawn baseball card and glove are in the World of Little League museum.

The annual Little League Baseball® World Series is under way and while the world watches the games with appreciation, few realize they are watching history in the making. more»

'42' In a League of Its Own

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1 year 19 weeks ago

'42' a Stirring Tribute to Jackie Robinson

***1/2 (out of four)

Thanks to “A League of Their Own,” everybody knows there’s no crying in baseball.

But there is crying in baseball movies -- at least for the audience. more»

Crosscutters Offering Ticket Exchange to Outlaws Fans

1 year 31 weeks ago

The Williamsport Crosscutters have announced a ticket exchange program for fans of the now defunct Williamsport Outlaws hockey team. more»

Crosscutters Release 2013 Schedule

1 year 42 weeks ago

The Williamsport Crosscutters, Class-A Short Season affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, have released the schedule for their 2013 season that will include 38 home games against nine different New York-Penn League opponents at Historic Bowman Field. more»

2012 Little League Baseball World Series Championship Schedule and Standings

2 years 2 weeks ago

Grand Slam Parade on Wednesday

2 years 2 weeks ago
Local historian Lou Hunsinger Jr. walks in the Grand Slam Parade welcoming Little League Baseball World Series to Williamsport.

Grand Slam Parade - Wednesday August 15th

Williamsport, Pennsylvania

4:00 PM — Downtown Festivities

6:00 PM — Parade Step-off

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Jason Varitek Is 2012 Little League Graduate of Year Recipient

2 years 4 weeks ago
Varitek will be recognized prior to the U.S Championship game of the Little League Baseball World Series on Aug. 25. (Photo courtesy of Red Thunder, Wikimedia Commons)

Former Captain of the Boston Red Sox and two-time Major League Baseball World Series champion Jason Varitek will be honored with the 2012 William A. “Bill” Shea Distinguished Little League Graduate Award during the 66th Little League Baseball World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. more»

Cutters fall in sloppy sweep

2 years 4 weeks ago

The Crosscutters had four baserunners gunned down on the basepaths and struggled defensively in a 7-4 loss to Hudson Valley Monday night. more»

Pennsylvania Little Leaguer Earns Stirrat Scholarship

2 years 8 weeks ago
(Photo by Van Auken)

Jason Ardan, an 11-year-old Little Leaguer from Scranton, Pa., has been named the recipient of the Robert H. Stirrat Little League Baseball Camp Scholarship. As the recipient of the scholarship, Ardan earns round-trip transportation and free tuition to the Little League Summer Baseball Camp held in South Williamsport, Pa. more»

Cutters bats cool off in shutout loss to Spikes

2 years 10 weeks ago
(Photo courtesy of Williamsport Crosscutters)

The Crosscutters split the opening series of the season, losing to State College 8-0 as the bats went cold at Medlar Field. more»

'Write the Darn Book' Good Advice from Local Author

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2 years 11 weeks ago
Mike Reuther

Many people dream of writing a book, but few ever getting around to doing it. Why? more»

Bulletin: Significant Policy, Rule, and Regulation Changes for 2012

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 23, 2011) - Little League International today announced the full list of significant changes that will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2012, to the policies, rules and regulations of the program.

More Options Now Available in Teen Baseball Divisions of Little League

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 16, 2011) – Little League International today announced a change to the regulations for 2012 that will allow more options in the teenage divisions of baseball.

Little League International Announces Bat Rules Changes for 2012 Season

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 3, 2012) – In an effort to provide timely information on bat rules, Little League International today announced the bat specifications and standards for the 2012 season.

Montgomery Man Releases Second Book

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2 years 46 weeks ago
Montgomery author Mike Reuther has penned a second novel, "Nothing Down," available on Smashwords.com

Author Mike Reuther, writer of fiction and nonfiction books, recently released his seond book on Smashwords.com. "Nothing Down" is a fictional story about Homer Newbody, a baseball player who asks for no pay in the professional leagues. more»

My Wish for the World’s Children

3 years 2 weeks ago

I wish that all the world’s children would be treated the way Little League Baseball players are treated at the World Series. Once they arrive at Little League Headquarters, they are given brand new uniforms, shoes and equipment. They live in a beautiful housing complex equipped with a swimming pool and video games. The cafeteria supplies plentiful meals three times a day, with evening snacks. more»

Keystone LL Arrives in Williamsport

3 years 2 weeks ago
Keystone LL arrives at the Little League Baseball headquarters.

Keystone Little League from Clinton County, Pa., earned the final spot in the 2011 Little League Baseball World Series today with a 5-2 victory over Paramus (N.J.) Little League in the championship game of the Mid-Atlantic Region Tournament. more»

Why I Love the Little League World Series

3 years 2 weeks ago
State Representative Richard Mirabito, his wife, Sara, and their son, Rocco, walk in the 2010 Grand Slam Parade.

I woke up at 4:45 a.m.on this gorgeous, brisk, clear Pennsylvania morning and I could feel the excitement of the day.  It is one of those summer days that you know are just going to be beautiful and perfect. Today is the official first day of the Little League World Series. more»

ESPN gods have arrived

3 years 2 weeks ago
A local waitress takes a lunch order and reports that tips from out-of-towners are "pretty good."

Yesterday, I was sitting in Starbucks, drinking my tall Kenya with room for cream, reading the Williamsport Sun-Gazette.  Bridgette had made it for me before I had asked for it.   more»

Another Memorial Day

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3 years 13 weeks ago

You have to wonder. What is it that makes a person want to have a job where they wake up every morning with the realization they might be called upon to do something heroic?

Most of us, me included, don’t have jobs like that. Most of us like to think that, if confronted with a situation that calls for heroism, we would react … well, heroically. more»

Cutters Give Spinners The Broom Treatment

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4 years 3 weeks ago

WILLIAMSPORT -- They did it again.

Known for their late-in-the-game heroics, the Williamsport Crosscutters broke a 2-all deadlock with a run in the eighth inning Friday night as they downed the Lowell Spinners, 3-2, before 1,802 fans at Bowman Field.

With the win, the Cutters complete the three-game sweep over the Spinners. more»

Late Inning Heroics Lead Cutters to 7-3 Win

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4 years 3 weeks ago

The approach of the 2010 edition of the Williamsport Crosscutter baseball team to winning a ball game has been a simple one. Hope you stay close enough until the seventh inning rolls around and then let things fly.

Thursday night at Bowman Field, it was a relaxation night promo and for the first few innings, the game was played as the theme would indicate. more»

NCAA Softball Coaching Great Sue Enquist to Be Featured Guest at Little League Softball World Series Opening Ceremonies

4 years 4 weeks ago

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT – Sue Enquist has won more collegiate national championships than anyone in the history of softball. She was the first softball All-American, National Champion and Hall of Famer from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA), but her love of game all begin with her experiences in Little League. more»

Cutters Sneak By Spikes For 1-0 Win

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4 years 4 weeks ago

WILLIAMSPORT -- If you like a lot of offense in your game of baseball, Bowman Field wasn’t the place to be Thursday night.

With neither team showing a basehit through 6-plus innings, Williamsport found a way to grind out a 1-0 win over the State College Spikes before 3,397 fans. more»

Cutters Dismantle Aberdeen 10-2 for Series Sweep

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4 years 7 weeks ago

Aggressive base running, timely hitting and strong pitching. Put them together and the result is usually a win as was the case for Williamsport Friday night as the Cutters downed the Aberdeen IronBirds, 4-3, before 1,234 fans at Bowman Field. more»

Williamsport Crosscutters Send Doubledays Packing With 4-1 Win

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4 years 9 weeks ago

WILLIAMSPORT -- It was the same two teams, most of the participants were the same and fortunately for the Williamsport Crosscutters, the result was almost a mirror image of the game played 24 hours earlier.

Combining outstanding pitching with timely hitting and flawless defense, the Cutters defeated Auburn 4-0 Tuesday night. more»

Little Leaguer Newsletter: June 21, 2010

4 years 10 weeks ago

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Crosscutters Win Season Opener, Head to State College Tonight

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4 years 10 weeks ago

WILLIAMSPORT -- Domingo Santana, the 17-year-old right fielder for the Williamsport Crosscutters, earned more than the team’s Most Valuable Player honors Friday night at the season opener – he captured the hopeful hearts of ‘Cutters fans as his two homeruns and four RBIs secured a 5-3 victory over the State College Spikes. more»

Host a Crosscutter in Your Home this Summer

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4 years 12 weeks ago

The Williamsport Crosscutters are again seeking host families for members of the 2010 squad. more»

Umpires Selected for Eight Little League World Series

4 years 19 weeks ago

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (April 15, 2010) – The umpires who will be working the eight Little League World Series have been selected after going through a lengthy and stringent selection process. Appointment as a member of the umpiring crew for a World Series is the highest honor Little League Baseball and Softball can bestow on an umpire. more»

'Perfect Game' Shows Locally

4 years 19 weeks ago

MUNCY -- "The Perfect Game," a feature film based on the extraordinary true story of the 1957 Monterrey Industrial Little League Baseball team, hits theaters on April 16 and centers on the first International team to win the Little League World Series in 1957 -- a feat it repeated the following year.

The film will open locally at Lycoming Mall in Muncy. more»

ESPN Expands Coverage of LLB Tournaments

4 years 20 weeks ago

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT – One of the most popular summer programming events on the ESPN family of networks, the Little League Baseball World Series, will see even more of its International Tournament televised with the announcement of expanded coverage by the cable network. more»

Volunteers Honored by Little League

4 years 22 weeks ago

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT – Three men who have spent many years of their life volunteering on behalf of Little League Baseball and Softball were honored as part of the Chairman’s Banquet, the closing event of the 25th Little League International Congress in Lexington, Ky. more»

Little League Offers Baseball Camps

4 years 22 weeks ago

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 31, 2010) – For any player who wants to improve their fundamentals while also developing new skills and sharing experiences with new friends, the Little League Baseball Camps provide that opportunity. Five weeks of camps are offered at two locations, Hillsgrove, Pa. and Bristol, Conn., and campers have six week-long camps available in South Williamsport, Pa. more»

Work done on Montgomery Park baseball field

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4 years 22 weeks ago

A work crew was spotted at a Montgomery Park baseball field this morning. The field was one that suffered submersion in the January high water. First seen at 9 a.m. the crew was still working after 2 p.m.

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