Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Teams Announced For 2018 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game


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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA. (February 27, 2017) – Hazleton (Pa.) Little League and Highland Baseball Club (Evansville, Ind.) Little League have officially been announced as the two participating teams for the 2018 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game in Williamsport, Pa. The game will take place at Volunteer Stadium at the Little League® International Complex in South Williamsport, Pa., on Saturday, August 25, at 10:30 a.m.

Hazleton (Pa.) Little League and Highland Baseball Club (Evansville, Ind.) will play in annual event during the 2018 Little League Baseball® World Series.

“Each year, the Challenger Division Exhibition Game is one of the most uplifting and inspiring aspects of the Little League Baseball World Series and we are pleased to welcome both of these programs to Williamsport this year,” said Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and CEO. “We are delighted to have the opportunity to share this exciting day with all of the coaches, players, buddies, parents, and volunteers of each of the programs and hope they have a chance to enjoy their Little League World Series experience.”

Thursday, February 22, 2018

World of Little League® Museum to Host Art Event on March 11


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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (February 21, 2018) – On Sunday, March 11, guests of theWorld of Little League® Museum and Official Store will have the opportunity to learn to paint inside the iconic museum as part of a “Art at the Museum” event with local artist, Amanda M. Emig, starting at 2 p.m.

Guests will have the opportunity to learn to paint a baseball and flag for only $40

“We hope that holding this event in our world-class Museum will be an inspiration, and we’re looking forward to hosting it,” said Lance Van Auken, Vice President and Executive Director of the Museum. “I would encourage anyone, regardless of their perceived talents, to sign up.”

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Little League® Baseball - Howard J. Lamade Stadium Named 2018 Field of Distinction

Howard J. Lamade Stadium, home of the Little League Baseball® World Series(Photo Courtesy of Little League® Baseball and Softball)
Howard J. Lamade Stadium, home of the Little League Baseball® World Series since 1959, has officially been named a 2018 Field of Distinction by the Keystone Athletic Field Managers Organization (KAFMO). The award was presented to Little League®International Groundskeeper Rob Guthrie during the 22nd annual KAFMO/PRPS Athletic Field Conference in Grantville, Pa., on February 16.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Editorial: Is it really true that the Little League World Series is moving to Los Angles?

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Today at my coffee hangout, I was approached by a friend who said that it is official. Little League is moving the Little League World Series to Los Angles. This was a complete surprise to me since I have a website that has followed the Little League World Series news since 1996. I have heard these rumors before. I have read these type of rumors before. Consider the following scam reported from Sports Field Management in 2014:

Friday, February 9, 2018

Expansions to Little League® International Tournament Set for 2018

Courtesy of www.LittleLeague.news
Australia Region to gain direct entry into Intermediate (50/70) Baseball World Series; Junior League Baseball World Series to add Host Team.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (February 9, 2018) – The Little League® International Tournament will see two new expansion changes coming in 2018 that will affect the Junior League Baseball and Intermediate (50/70) Baseball Divisions.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

2018 Little League® World Series Logos Unveiled


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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (January 31, 2018) – Little League® International has officially unveiled the logos that will be used for each of its seven World Series events during the 2018 Little League International Tournament games. Designed to capture the fun and excitement of the events, the 2018 logos exemplify the joy of the Little League World Series tournaments.