SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. | The decades-long rift that separated Little League Baseball's founder from his beloved program once seemed as wide as the distance from home plate to straightaway center field.
Little League International president Stephen Keener speaks at a news conference at the Little League museum in South Williamsport, Pa. Little League announced that the family of program founder Carl Stotz loaned artifacts to display at an exhibit, including the home plate used in the first …
the home plate used in the first Little League in 1939 is shown on display at the Little League museum in South Williamsport, Pa. Little League has announced that the family of program founder Carl Stotz loaned artifacts to show at a new exhibit.
Karen Stotz Myers, the daughter of Little League Baseball founder Carl Stotz, poses in front of a picture at a new exhibit at the Little League museum in South Williamsport, Pa. Kneeling on the ground in the image, to Stotz Myers' right, is her father in a picture taken when he was a boy pla…
When Hunter Thorn started playing baseball, he didn't have to think long about what position he wanted to try.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. | Arms outstretched in the air with a smile from ear-to-ear, Noriatsu Osaka couldn't contain his glee.
Schererville Shock manager Dan Bosold readily admitted this hasn't been the same Shock team he has seen play great baseball all season long.
Crown Point All Stars manager Bill Nelson said, "that's baseball," after Northwest Bakersfield, Calif., rallied from a 5-2 deficit to defeat his team 13-5 in a Monday pool-play game of the Cal Ripken Baseball 10-year-old World Series at Bentonville, Ark.
It wasn't exactly a must win, but it was pretty important.
While many kids their age are thinking of heading back to school, the Schererville Shock 13-year-old baseball team is thinking about their trip to the Babe Ruth World Series in Bremerton, Washington.
For 6 2/3 innings the Shock was more than a team name; it was an apt description of the prevailing emotion.
With August tryouts right around the corner, parents will soon have to decide whether they want their kids to try out for a travel baseball team or play in their local league.
For NWI Shockers 13-and-under coach Joe Fushi, the opportunity to work with a major league guy makes the travel experience more than worth it.
About three years ago, Pat Killeen thought his in-house Schererville 9-and-under baseball team had the potential to be unbeatable.
When you're on the playground at recess, no one wants to be the last kid picked for a team.
After 10 years in the Atlanta Braves organization, Dave Griffin's professional baseball career ended, and he had no idea what he was going to do with his life.
On any given Saturday in the summer, there are probably about 80 kids playing baseball at the Ho Chunk Sports Complex in Lynwood.
C.P. Bulldogs second at B state The Crown Point Bulldogs 12-and-under softball team placed second out of 23 teams at the NSA B state tournament June 22 through 24 in Warsaw, finishing 7-2. The performance earned the Bulldogs an invitation to the Champion of Champions tournament Friday and Sa…
Chesterton Vipers win Jack it in June The 11-and-under Chesterton Vipers travel baseball team won the recent Illinois BPA Jack it in June tourney in Bourbonnais, Ill. Team members include, front row from left, Colin Kenney, Kolin Mann, Nathan Jones, Cole Bridegroom, Kevin Wheeler; middle row…
Chesterton Vipers win May Blast Off The Chesterton Vipers 11-and-und travel baseball team won the May Blast Off Tournament recently at Ho Chunk Sports Complex. The Vigers defeated the Indiana Playmakers 11-4 in the championship. Team members include; front row, from left, Kyle Schmack, Cole …
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