Tag: 2021

Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2022 T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant

After helping cover registration fees for families in need from more than 1,500 local Little League® programs in 2021, the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant is back in action with applications now being accepted for the 2022 season. APPLY NOW “Over the past two seasons, we’ve seen thousands of children sign up to play […]

Little League® World Series Dates and LLBWS International Expansion Rotation Set Through 2024

During the annual fall meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors, the official dates for the 2024 Little League World Series (LLWS) were announced, confirming the dates for all seven World Series events as well as the international rotation for the Little League Baseball® World Series through 2024. 2022, 2023, and 2024 World […]

Little League® International remembers former Georgia District 10 Administrator Robin Jones Scott. She was 56. Mrs. Scott, a native and resident of Watkinsville, Georgia, was a 1982 graduate of Oconee County (Ga.) High School. A substitute teacher at Oconee County Elementary School, Mrs. Scott became involved in the Oconee County Little League in support of […]

West Region Umpire Structure Changes

It is my pleasure to announce some changes with the structure of the Western Region Umpires. Dennis Williams of Seattle, Washington will be taking on the role of Co-AUIC alongside Doug Perret. Dennis will take on additional Regional responsibilities as they relate to the volunteer baseball and softball umpires within the Western Region. Please join […]

Video Featuring First All-Black Little League Baseball® World Series Team Earns 2021 ISHY Award

  The World of Little League® Museum was recently named the recipient of a 2021 ISHY Award, as presented by the International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA), for its feature video spotlighting Anderson Little League from Gary, Indiana, the first team comprised entirely of Black children to reach the Little League Baseball® World Series. “To once again be recognized by […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Gerald Murphy, Jr., New Jersey District 14 Administrator. He was 60. Mr. Murphy, a resident of Gloucester City, N.J., and 1979 graduate of Gloucester City High School, worked as an electrician for 38 years with I.B.E.W Local 98 in Philadelphia. Elected as New Jersey District Administrator in 2003, […]

Honorable Joy Reynolds McCoy To Join Little League® International As Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

An accomplished, dedicated legal professional, the Honorable Joy Reynolds McCoy will join the senior executive team at Little League® International in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, as the organization’s new Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Judge McCoy will conclude her term as a judge in the Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas on January 28, 2022, […]

Little League® International honors the memory of former Virginia District 13 Administrator Donald Baker. He was 83. Mr. Baker, a native of Clintwood, Virginia, was widely recognized for his public service and as an influential figure in local, regional, and state politics. For 41 years, he was the Mayor of Clintwood, and a member of […]

Former Little League® Stars square Off in 2021 MLB Postseason

The 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season is officially complete, and more than 60 Little League® graduates are set to take the field in search of The Commissioner’s Trophy. Among the former Little Leaguers®, this year’s postseason class includes five Little League Baseball® World Series graduates and three former Senior League Baseball World Series […]

Little League® International Applauds Umpire Gerry Davis on His Milestone Achievement – 5,000th MLB Game

On Sunday, October 3, 2021, in a contest between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs, Veteran Major League Baseball (MLB) Umpire Gerry Davis, 68, made history by umpiring in his 5,000th career game. Mr. Davis has become closely affiliated with the Little League® program in recent years. First, through his involvement with the Little […]