Tag: Community Award

New York City’s Police Officer Michael J. Buczek Little League Honored with 2016 Carl E. Stotz Little League® Community Award

  There’s an old saying in sports that you play for the name on the front of the jersey, not the one on the back. But in the Police Officer Michael J. Buczek Little League in New York City, it’s just the opposite, as the names on the back are that of fallen New York […]

In 2014, Little League® Baseball and Softball celebrated its 75th Anniversary, and established the Carl E. Stotz Little League Community Award, to honor the organization’s founder and the lasting impact that local Little League programs have in communities around the world. This year, Little League is proud to recognize Boardman Community Little League from Boardman, […]

Honoring the Legacy of Its Founder, Little League® to Recognize South Little League in South Williamsport, Pa., with the Inaugural Carl E. Stotz Little League Community Award

When Carl E. Stotz organized the first Little League® season in 1938, he leaned on the Williamsport community for support. On June 6, 1939, the first Little League game was played, and the local businesses and residents played a significant role in the success of that first year. Today, 75 years later, Little League is […]