Little League® International remembers long-time Little League Baseball® World Series team host Charles Snyder, Sr. He was 73. Mr. Snyder, a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and resident of Pennsdale, Pennsylvania, volunteered 21 years as an “uncle” for the Little League teams that reached the Little League Baseball World Series played each August in Williamsport, Pa. […]
Written By: John O’Sullivan, Founder of the Changing the Game Project “What were you doing out there?” screamed an angry dad. “I told you to shoot!” yelled the coach to the shell shocked young boy who just passed to his teammate instead of fulfilling the coaches wishes. “He doesn’t know what he is doing” says […]
The World of Little League® Museum was recently named the recipient of a 2020 ISHY Award, as presented by the International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA), for its feature video feature spotlighting the 1955 Cannon Street YMCA Little League team. “It is an absolute honor to be recognized by the International Sports Heritage Association for this […]
There have been 14 people who have played in the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) to go on to appear in the MLB World Series. That elusive group has a new achievement, as Tampa Bay Rays Manager Kevin Cash (1989 LLBWS) is now the first person to play in Williamsport and manage a team […]
During its annual fall meeting in October 2020, held virtually this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Little League® International Advisory Board was pleased to welcome five new members. “This year, perhaps more than ever, a direct understanding of what is happening at the community level of our program will be vitally important as […]
Little League® International remembers California District 21 Administrator Gary Mendoza. He was 64. Mr. Mendoza, a native of San Bernardino, Calif., was elected as California District 21 Administrator in 2004. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann; daughter, Teresa; son, Gilbert; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Little League® International remembers California District 21 Administrator Gary Mendoza. He was 64. Mr. Mendoza, a native of San Bernardino, Calif., was elected California District 21 Administrator in 2004. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann; daughter, Teresa; son, Gilbert; four grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Little League® International mourns the passing of James “Wesley” Walker, former Tennessee District 9 Administrator. He was 53. Mr. Walker, a native of Montgomery County, Tenn., was a resident of Clarksville, Tenn., and served as Tennessee District 9 Administrator for six months (February-to-July 2020). He began volunteering in the Little League program as a member […]
Little League® International mourns the passing of Luis Matos, Jr., a long-time Little League volunteer with the Southeast Region Tournament. He was 53. Mr. Matos, a native of Valhalla, N.Y., was a proud 20-plus year veteran of the United States Air Force. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Logistics from the Community College of the […]
Construction of the new Little League® Central Region Headquarters facility began in Whitestown, Indiana, on July 23, 2020, and is expected to be completed by June 2021 to host the Little League Softball® Central Region Tournament and Little League Baseball® Great Lakes and Midwest Tournaments. “While the past few months have been very difficult, we […]