Sunday, October 8, 2017

Little League® International Mourns the Passing of Dr. Creighton J. Hale, Former Little League President and CEO

Dr. Hale (1924-2017), served as Little League President from 1973 to 1994
South Williamsport, Pa. (October 8, 2017) – Little League® International is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Creighton J. Hale, a titan of the youth sports industry, accomplished safety innovator, and former President and CEO of Little League International. Dr. Hale (1924-2017), served as Little League President from 1973 to 1994, and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 1983.

Friday, October 6, 2017

April Meehleder Named Little League® Western Region Director

Photo courtesy of Little League® Baseball and Softball
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (October 6, 2017) – Little League® International is pleased to announce that April Meehleder has officially been named the new Little League Western Region Director. Ms. Meehleder, who has served as the Assistant Region Director since November 2016, takes over as Director following the retirement of Dave Bonham after 36 years of service to Little League.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

World of Little League® Museum to Host Halloween Costume Contest During Last Two Weekends in October

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (October 5, 2017) – The World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store will host a Halloween costume contest for two weekends – Oct. 21-22 and Oct. 28-29 – where participants will have the opportunity to win prizes in 10 categories.

Anyone 14 and younger who comes dressed in costume on those days will be eligible to enter the contest and will have the opportunity to tour the museum for free. A photo will be taken of each entrant, with prize winners announced on Halloween.

Friday, September 29, 2017

PHILLIES, METS TO PLAY IN SECOND “MLB LITTLE LEAGUE CLASSIC” IN WILLIAMSPORT ON AUGUST 19th DURING 2018 CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON

Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets will play in the second “MLB Little League Classic” in Williamsport, Pa.
Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) and Little League International jointly announced today that the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets will play in the second “MLB Little League Classic” in Williamsport, Pa. during the 2018 MLB Championship Season. The special Regular Season contest, as well as ancillary activities by each club, will take place on Sunday, August 19th, with the game airing nationally that evening on ESPN’s “Sunday Night Baseball” and ESPN Radio at 7:00 p.m. (ET).

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Three New Members Join Little League® International Staff

(L-R) Christa DeAngelo, Robert Keeler, and Aaron Weber
Photos Courtesy of Little League® Baseball and Softball
Aaron Weber, Robert Keeler, and Christa DeAngelo recently hired as newest members in Williamsport
 SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (September 20, 2017) – Little League® International has recently announced the addition of three new employees to its staff as Aaron Weber, Robert Keeler, and Christa DeAngelo join the team in Williamsport, Pa.

Monday, September 18, 2017

World of Little League® Museum Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 13th Annual Museum Day Live! Celebration

A www.LittleLeague.News File Photo at the World of Little League® Museum
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (September 18, 2017) – The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s 13th annual Museum Day Live!

The initiative involves museums throughout the United States emulating the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission every day. Visitors are required to download a Museum Day Live! ticket, which can be found at Smithsonian.com/MuseumDay.