Friday, May 10, 2019

World of Little League® Museum Excited to Participate in 10th Annual National Blue Star Museums Program


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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Starting on Armed Forces Day (Saturday, May 18), the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store (525 U.S. 15, South Williamsport, Pa.) will be joining museums around the United States in the10th Annual National Blue Star Museums Program, which provides free admission to families of those active military and veterans who provide proper identification.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

All Little League® World Series Games to be Covered Live on ESPN Networks and ESPN+ for First Time

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – This summer, history will be made as every game in each of the seven divisions of the Little League® World Series will be covered live on ESPN networks and streaming services for the first time ever. A total of 343 Little League Baseball and Softball World Series and Regional tournament games will be aired live over the course of the summer (up from 231 games televised in 2018), with 261 airing exclusively on ESPN+, the direct-to-consumer sports streaming service.

For the first time in the program’s history, every game in all seven divisions of the Little League World Series will be covered live on ESPN, ESPN+, ESPN2, or ABC; A total of 343 games scheduled to air live, with 261 exclusively on ESPN+

Thursday, May 2, 2019

‘Mother’s May’ Program to Grant Free Admission for Life to Mothers at the World of Little League® Museum

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (May 2, 2019) – To help celebrate Mother’s Day this Spring, The World of Little League Museum and Official Store (525 U.S. 15, South Williamsport, Pa.) will be launching a new “Mother’s May” Program that will grant mothers visiting the Museum during the month of May with free admission for life.

Mothers who visit the Museum during the month of May will receive free admission for life.

ADIDAS PARTNERS WITH LITTLE LEAGUE® BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL


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Portland, Ore. / Williamsport, Pa. (May 1, 2019) – Little League® Baseball and Softball and adidas today proudly announced a multi-year partnership in which the Portland, Ore., based company will be the official uniform, footwear and coaches apparel supplier for the Little League World Series (LLWS) and an Official Sponsor of Little League.

Global Sports Brand Becomes Official Athletic Footwear & Apparel Brand for the Little League World Series

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Little League® and T-Mobile Launch T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby, Support Local Programs

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(R) Image © 2019 T-Mobile USA, Inc.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (April 29, 2019) – On the heels of T-Mobile becoming the Official Wireless Sponsor of Little League® International, the two have teamed up to announce the first-ever T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby. Starting today, leagues from around the country can begin conducting local qualifying competitions to identify the top youth long-ball hitters for both baseball and softball.

T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby competitions to be held around the country leading up to championship in Williamsport, Pa.; T-Mobile and CEO John Legere kick off partnership with $100,000 donation to programs in Puerto Rico

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

2019 Little League® Days Offer Unique MLB Experiences to Children


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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 27, 2019) – With another exciting MLB season upon us with the earliest Opening Day in history, thousands of Little Leaguers will once again have a chance to enjoy the unique experience of MLB Little League Days in 2019.

As part of the growing partnership between Little League and MLB, “Little League Days” provide opportunities for local youth baseball and softball players to experience a Major League Baseball game at a ballpark near them.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Exclusive Open House Set for Saturday, April 6 at the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 22, 2019) – On Saturday, April 6, visitors of the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, will have the unique opportunity to participate in behind-the-scenes tours of the Little League®International complex as part of the annual Open House event.

Teams from Massachusetts, Canada to Play in 2019 Little League Challenger Division®Exhibition Game at the Little League Baseball® World Series


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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 22, 2019) – Each summer during Championship Saturday of the Little League Baseball®World Series, two local Little League Challenger Division® programs are given the unique opportunity to play in a once-in-a-lifetime game on Volunteer Stadium in the Little League Challenger Division Exhibition Game. Featured in this year’s game will be Massachusetts District 12 Challenger Little League and Peterborough (Ontario) Challenger Baseball League.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Two Little League® World Series Coaches Win Positive Coach Alliance Double-Goal Coach Awards


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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 19, 2019) – Two iconic coaches from the 2018 Little League® World Series were recently recognized for their dedication to youth sports as winners of the 2019 National Double-Goal Coach® Award by the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA).

Gerald Oda, manager of the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series Champion Honolulu (Hawaii) Little League team, and Antonio Roman, coach for the 2018 Junior League Softball World Series Keystone/West Tampa/Bayshore (Fla.) Little League team, were selected as two of 50 recipients among a pool of nearly 1,000 nominees to earn the prestigious honor.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Thousands of Little Leaguers® to Enjoy Unique Experiences at 2019 Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees


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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 12, 2019) – Over the next few months, more than a thousand Little Leaguers in metropolitan areas and underserved communities across the United States will have the unique opportunity to participate in a Little League® Urban Initiative Jamboree.

Little League® Urban Initiative Jamborees provide tournament atmosphere and memorable experiences to children in metropolitan areas and underserved communities across the United States.

Established in 2004, the Little League Urban Initiative Jamboree offers boys and girls across the nation participating in Little League Urban Initiative programs the opportunity to compete, make new friends, and forge lifelong memories.

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