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Official Artist of the 75th Anniversary of Little League®, Charles Fazzino, Comes to Williamsport, Pa., for Educational Workshops
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:20:46 GMT
From February 25 to 27, through the support of the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP), Mr. Fazzino held a series of educational workshops for students and teachers from Lycoming and Sullivan County school districts in Pennsylvania to work on the official artwork for the 75th Anniversary of Little League.
Grafton Little League Rallying to Support the Family of Boston Marathon Bombing Victim, and Little Leaguer®, Martin Richard
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:57:27 GMT
The 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing claimed the life of Savin Hill Little Leaguer, Martin Richard. This year, Grafton (Mass.) Little League is honoring Martin's memory and supporting his family.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:55:54 GMT
The former Westwood Little Leaguer from Kalamzoo, Mich., Derek Jeter announced his retirement on his Facebook page yesterday, February 12. This year, 2014, will be his last in pinstripes.
Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game at the 2014 Little League Baseball® World Series to Feature teams from Detroit, Mich., and Vancouver, British Columbia
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:53:29 GMT
For the first time in the game’s 14-year history, the Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game at the Little League Baseball® World Series will feature an international competition. Teams from Clinton Valley Little League from Clinton Township, Mich., just north of Detroit, and Little Mountain Little League from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada will take the field for the 2014 game.
Little League Softball® Celebrates its 40th Anniversary and National Girls and Women in Sports Day with New Initiatives
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:52:49 GMT
In recognition of National Girls and Women in Sports Day on February 5 and the 40th Anniversary of Little League Softball, Little League is announcing a year’s worth of initiatives. This year, Little League honors the past, present and future of Little League Softball, which currently has 360,000 athletes participating on more than 24,000 softball teams in over 20 countries, with four divisions culminating at a Softball World Series.
Internationally Renowned 3D Pop Artist Charles Fazzino to Create Official Little League® 75th Anniversary Artwork and Lead Educational Workshops for Lycoming and Sullivan County, Pa., Students
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:48:30 GMT
Nationally-celebrated pop artist Charles Fazzino, will be working with fifth grade students from Pennsylvania schools in Lycoming and Sullivan Counties to create the official artwork for the 75th Anniversary of Little League®.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:55:53 GMT
Little League Baseball®, the world’s largest youth sports organization, has officially launched its Diamond Anniversary year, announcing an exciting slate of programming that celebrates the fundamental values of the program – community, family, friendly competition and relationships that last a lifetime. Little League was founded in 1939, when the first Little League game was played in Williamsport, Pa., on June 6 of that year.
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:41:54 GMT
To continue to provide resources for these volunteers, Little League® has partnered with the coaches educational resource, Softball Excellence (LittleLeague.org/SoftballExcellence), which will provide Little League-specific materials for softball coaches.
Puerto Rico National Softball Team Members Credit Little League® for Building Dreams and Teaching Teamwork, Respect
Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:13:18 GMT
Sport has the ability to break down barriers and elevate the human spirit. At times, life-altering moments occur during competition that becomes more poignant than the stats on a page or outcome on a scoreboard.
Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:50:13 GMT
Little League Softball® coaches will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best softball instructors in the nation at Little League Softball Coaches Clinics with Michele Smith, Jen Schroeder and USA Elite Training. The clinics will occur at six locations throughout the United States starting on January 25.