Dec
09

Pitch In For Baseball Coordinates Equipment Delivery to Little Leagues in Tsunami-Ravaged Japan

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (Dec. 9, 2011) – On March 11, 2011, Japan experienced the fifth-largest earthquake recorded since 1900. The powerful, magnitude 9.0 quake hit northeastern Japan, triggering a tsunami with 10-meter-high waves that devastated several cities across the Japanese mainland. Amidst the destruction, many Little Leagues were left in ruin.

Dec
07

2012 Little League Baseball World Series Ticket Lottery Now Active

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Dec. 7, 2011) – Each year, Little League International provides an opportunity for Little League fans to receive tickets to the Little League Baseball World Series Championship game through the Little League Baseball World Series Ticket Lottery.

Dec
02

Little League Offers 50-70 Pilot Program in 2012

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Dec. 1, 2011) – Little League International has completed a second year of assessments of the 50-70 Pilot Program that was made available to local leagues beginning in January 2010, and will offer an updated option to local leagues in 2012.

Nov
30

Twisted by Emotion: Little Leaguers in Joplin, Mo., Survive Devastating Tornado, Humbled by Outpouring of Support

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 30, 2011) – Imagine hearing thunder, and the chilling fear that follows, knowing that a tornado may be swirling off in the distance. The people of Joplin, Mo., have coped with this unsettling feeling every day since May 22, 2011, when an F5 tornado ripped through their city.

Nov
28

“Big Al” Price to Host Coaching Clinic Series for Little Leagues

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 28, 2011) – Little League International and “Big Al” Price have partnered for another season of Little League Coaching Clinics.

Nov
23

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.

Nov
23

Little League Museum Will be Open this Weekend for Holiday Shopping

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 22, 2011) – The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum will be open during its normal hours over the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The museum will be open this weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday.

Nov
23

Dates and Sites for 2012 Little League World Series Tournaments Announced

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 14, 2011) – The dates and sites for the eight Little League World Series tournaments in 2012 were approved Friday 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.

Nov
22

Little League International Mourns Passing of U.S. Marine Joshua Corral

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA. (Nov. 22, 2011) – Lance Cpl. Joshua Corral, a Marine and Little League graduate serving his first tour of duty overseas, was killed in Afghanistan Nov. 18 while in combat in Helmand province.

Nov
22

Little League Guidelines on Reporting Abuse

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 22, 2011) – For more than a decade, Little League has led the way among youth sports organizations in assisting local leagues to keep child sex offenders out of the program.

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