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Prep Sportswear Announced as an Approved Fundraiser of Little League® Baseball and Softball (Fri, 23 Jun 2017)
Prep Sportswear has been named as an approved fundraiser of Little League® Baseball and Softball, providing local Little League programs throughout the United States with an additional resource to help with fundraising efforts.
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Congress (Fri, 23 Jun 2017)

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My Final Days of Little League®: A Father's Perspective (Tue, 20 Jun 2017)
My last day of coaching Little League® is now only days away. The thought of it has been frequent in my mind the last few weeks and it kept me up last night.
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Sydney Leroux, Champ Pederson to be Enshrined into the Little League® Hall of Excellence (Mon, 19 Jun 2017)
Little League® International is proud to announce Sydney Leroux, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team forward and 2015 World Cup Champion, and Champ Pederson, an inspirational speaker and brother to Los Angeles Dodgers’ outfielder Joc Pederson, as the 2017 enshrinees to the Little League Hall of Excellence, which is the highest honor that Little League can bestow.
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World of Little League® Museum Earns Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Grant (Mon, 19 Jun 2017)
The World of Little League® Museum and Official Store will receive a $6,144 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Grant to offset programming, operating, and administrative costs before June 30, 2018.
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Parkway Little League’s Brayden Gero Dream Moment Gains National Attention (Mon, 19 Jun 2017)
A video of 12-year-old Brayden Gero recording the final out of the regular season for Parkway Little League has become a nationwide sensation over the last week after the Little Leaguer® struck out the final batter to earn his team a 13-11 victory and earn his first career save.
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Four Little League Baseball® World Series Alumni Selected in First Two Rounds of 2017 MLB Draft (Tue, 13 Jun 2017)
Never before have more Little League Baseball World Series graduates been selected in the first two rounds of the MLB Draft.
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Your Voice: Little League Provides Answers to Your Questions about USA Baseball's Coming USABat Standard (Tue, 13 Jun 2017)
For parents, grandparents, and guardians of Little Leaguers®, The Parent Connection is your newsletter and we encourage everyone to let us know what’s on your minds. Your Voice is a way for readers to share questions with us, and an opportunity for Little League® to provide some important information and guidance. We are excited about our continued conversations, and, as always, we invite you to share your thoughts, suggestions, and questions. This month, we turn to the followers of the Little League Facebook page for questions about the pending implementation of the USABat standard.
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Three New Members Join Little League® International Full-Time Staff (Mon, 12 Jun 2017)
Little League® International has recently announced the addition of three new full-time employees to its staff as Mary Ann Goetz, Aaron Snyder, and Jason Baier join the team in Williamsport, Pa.
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World of Little League® Museum Offers Visitors the Opportunity to ‘Have a Catch’ in Lamade Stadium This Father’s Day (Tue, 06 Jun 2017)
This Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18, the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, located at 525 U.S. 15, will be offering its visitors a unique opportunity to play catch on the outfield grass of Howard J. Lamade Stadium, the home of the Little League Baseball® World Series. As part of the event, all fathers will also receive free admission to the Museum.
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Little League® Baseball and Softball Pleased to See Overall Interest in Sport Increase, According to SFIA Report (Tue, 06 Jun 2017)
According to the annual report produced by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) released last month, participation in baseball in the United States has shown a significant increase in 2016.
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Little League® Baseball and Softball Celebrates PLAY BALL Event at World of Little League Museum® (Mon, 05 Jun 2017)
Despite severe weather in Williamsport that forced a cancellation of all outdoor activities, Little League® Baseball and Softball celebrated PLAY BALL Day with an exciting open house at the World of Little League® Museum.
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Little League® International Remembers Bill Byham, Long-Time Little League Baseball® World Series Radio Announcer (Thu, 01 Jun 2017)

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Things to Know From Little League®: June 2017 (Thu, 01 Jun 2017)
Each month, Little League® International is providing a quick look at important information and events for the month ahead.
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Little League® International Mourns the Passing of Thomas E. Donnelly (Fri, 26 May 2017)
Little League® International mourns the passing of Thomas E. “Tom” Donnelly, longtime Manchester (N.H.) North Little League (MNLL) President, supporter of Little League’s A. Bartlett Giamatti Little League Leadership Training Center in Bristol, Conn., and namesake of the Thomas E. Donnelly Complex, home of MNLL. He was 83.
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World of Little League® Museum Set to Participate in National Blue Star Museums Program (Thu, 25 May 2017)
Starting on Memorial Day, the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, located at 525 U.S. 15, will be participating in the National Blue Star Museums Program, which provides free admission to families of those active military and veterans who provide proper identification.
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Cigna Becomes Official Partner to Little League® Baseball and Softball (Wed, 24 May 2017)
Global health service company Cigna (NYSE:CI) today announced it has become the Official Health Insurance Partner of Little League® Baseball and Softball, which include rights to the Little League Baseball® World Series, along with Little League’s six other baseball and softball World Series Tournaments, the largest and most respected youth sports tournament in the world. http://www.cigna.com/
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From Green Little League® Fields to Frozen Rinks (Wed, 24 May 2017)
Several superb athletes have gotten their start on Little League® fields, and many have gone on to have great careers on the ice. Here are some Little League graduates who have achieved success in the world of hockey.
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Little League® International Remembers California District 31 Administrator Larry Burch (Mon, 22 May 2017)
Little League® International mourns the passing of Larry Burch, California District 31 Administrator.
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10 Lycoming County High School Seniors Recognized as the 2017 Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball® Scholarship Recipients (Thu, 18 May 2017)
At its annual luncheon on Thursday, May 18, Little League recognized the achievement of 10 Lycoming County High School Seniors, awarding a total of $13,000 in scholarship funds.
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