The Story of Little League Baseball®

Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball By Lance and Robin Van Auken Play Ball! The Story of Little League® Baseball is the remarkable story of Little League® Baseball, from the first diamond in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to the playing fields of the world. Little League’s history is told with great detail at the World of Little [...]

2019-04-10T11:06:28-05:00By |Play Ball Book|

Grant Supports World of Little League ®

Pennsylvania Historical Museums Commission Grant Supports World of Little League ® Language professionals are among those who teamed up with the World of Little League® Museum and Official Store for the audio tour guide project that is now available in eight languages. The interactive, multilingual audio tour guide is among the most recent attractions at the [...]

2018-08-06T14:05:04-05:00By |Play Ball Book|

Birthplace of Little League Baseball® Listed in National Register of Historic Places

Birthplace of Little League Baseball® Listed in National Register of Historic Places As the celebration of the 75thAnniversary of Little League® comes to a close, the organization’s first home, Carl E. Stotz Field at Memorial Park in Williamsport, Pa., better known as, The Birthplace of Little League Baseball® has received the distinction of being listed [...]

2019-04-10T11:09:02-05:00By |Play Ball Book|

Play Ball! Little League Playoffs Unite Families

A reporter spent the day at day at a North Carolina Little League Baseball field during the playoffs. She spoke with parents and coaches, asking how they keep up with the “hive of activity” the tournaments cause, writing about it in an article, “Little League baseball playoffs are a family affair.” One team, along with [...]

2019-04-09T17:50:00-05:00By |Robin Van Auken|

‘Little League: A History’: WVIA Original Documentary Film

The WVIA Original Documentary Film, "Little League: A History" (premiered June 9, 2014, on WVIA-TV) chronicles and celebrates Little League's 75-year contribution to American culture and to the quality of life for millions more around the world today. More than 2 million young people play some form of Little League baseball or softball. Hundreds [...]

2019-08-13T14:10:30-05:00By |Play Ball Book|

Play Ball Videos: What People Love about the Little League World Series

Play Ball Videos: What People Love about the World Series What do visitors at the 2013 Little League Baseball World Series enjoy most about the event? If you think "Baseball" is their favorite thing about the World Series, think again. Have you read Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball? We’d love [...]

2018-08-06T14:08:35-05:00By |Play Ball Book|

Play Ball Videos: The Book

Have you read Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball? We’d love to hear from you. Contact us with your suggestions or questions. This year, Little League Baseball® observes its diamond anniversary, and fans are celebrating with an updated book, Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball and a one-hour, original documentary film, Little League: A [...]

2018-08-06T14:08:53-05:00By |Play Ball Book|
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