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Little League pitcher in Winesburg, Ohio
Little League pitcher in Winesburg, Ohio
Little League, Wayne, Michigan
Little League, Wayne, Michigan

Little League Baseball is the name of a non-profit organization in the United States which organizes local children's leagues of baseball and softball throughout the USA and the rest of the world. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 398 × 398 pixelsFull resolution (398 × 398 pixel, file size: 99 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) http://www. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 398 × 398 pixelsFull resolution (398 × 398 pixel, file size: 99 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) http://www. ... Little League pitcher in Winesburg, Ohio (taken Sept. ... Little League pitcher in Winesburg, Ohio (taken Sept. ... Water tower in Winesburg Swinesburg is a town in Holmes County, Ohio. ... photo by Einar Einarsson Kvaran Little League File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... photo by Einar Einarsson Kvaran Little League File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Wayne is a city in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... A non-profit organization (often called non-profit org or simply non-profit or not-for-profit) can be seen as an organization that doesnt have a goal to make a profit. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... Softball is an activity descended from baseball, in which a ball, eleven to twelve inches (or rarely, 16 inches) (28 to 30. ...


These "little leagues" include both baseball and softball and are divided into six divisions based on the ages of the children playing: Tee Ball, Minors, Little (or Majors), Junior, Senior and Big. The age-cutoffs between divisions may differ from league to league, especially in the younger age groups. "Majors" is generally 11 and 12 year olds, with some leagues allowing 10 or 9 year olds to play. Juniors are 13-14, Seniors are 15-16, with some leagues allowing 14's to play, and Big is 17-18, with 16's sometimes being allowed. Little League welcomes both boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 18. Another division of Little League is the "Challenger Division" which is designed for children with disabilities. One of the aims of Little League, other than simply to have fun, is to teach children about teamwork, sportsmanship and fair play. Their watchwords are Character, Courage, Loyalty Tee Ball or T-Ball is a sport based on baseball and is intended as an introduction for young players to develop baseball skills and have fun. ... A Team is a small group with complementary skills who hold themselves mutually accountable for common purpose, goals, and approach. ... It is sporting to shake the hand of ones opponent after the end of a game. ... Bravery and Fortitude redirect here. ... (UTC):This page is about loyalty as faithfulness to a cause. ...


The most well-known event in the Little League calendar is the annual Little League Baseball World Series, which is held every August in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Tournaments leading up to the World Series are held throughout the USA, including the territories of the U.S. Virgin Islands, the CNMI, and Puerto Rico, and also across the rest of the world. In 2003 for example, there were also tournaments in Canada, Europe (Germany and Poland), Latin America (Mexico, Panama, CuraƧao and Aruba), and in Asia (Japan, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan) and Peru. The Little League Baseball World Series is just one of eight World Series every year. There are series for baseball and softball in Little, Junior, Senior and Big Leagues, each one held in a different location. Logo of Little League The Little League (Baseball) World Series is a baseball tournament for children aged 11, 12 and in limited circumstances, 13. ... Map of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania highlighting South Williamsport South Williamsport is a borough in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Anthem: Gi Talo Gi Halom Tase(Chamorro) Satil Matawal Pacifico(Carolinian) Capital Saipan Official languages English, Chamorro, Carolinian Government Presidential representative democracy  - Head of State George W. Bush  - Governor Benigno R. Fitial  - Lt. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... World map showing the location of Europe. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... Anthem: Himno di Kòrsou Capital (and largest city) Willemstad Official languages Dutch Government See Politics of the Netherlands Antilles  - Prime Minister of N.A. Emily de Jongh-Elhage  - Governor of N.A. Frits Goedgedrag Constitutional monarchy part of the Netherlands Antilles  Area  - Total 444 km² 171. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ...


The Little League was founded by Carl Stotz in 1939 as a three-team league in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. There are now millions of Little League players in scores of local Little Leagues around the world. The Little League Museum is also located on the Little League International Complex in South Williamsport. It provides a history of Little League Baseball and interactive exhibits for children. 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full year calendar). ... Map of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania highlighting Williamsport Williamsport is a city in and the county seat of Lycoming CountyGR6, Pennsylvania in the United States. ... Official language(s) English, Pennsylvania Dutch Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum is located on the Little League International Complex on Route 15 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, United States. ...


The organization now has its headquarters in South Williamsport, directly across the Susquehanna River from the site of the original league; however, it continues to have a Williamsport postal address. South Williamsport also hosts the Little League World Series at Howard J. Lamade Stadium and Little League Volunteer Stadium. Little League Baseball encourages volunteers to run Little League programs. The Susquehanna River, originally Sasquesahanough as per the 1612 John Smith map, is a river in the northeastern United States. ... Howard J. Lamade Stadium is a baseball stadium in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. ... Little League Volunteer Stadium is a baseball stadium in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. ...


A similar body, known as the Babe Ruth League, also exists; the two are often confused, but have no affiliation with one another.


External links

www.baseball.com


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Little League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (298 words)
Little League is the name of a non-profit organization in the United States which organizes local children's leagues of baseball and softball throughout the USA and the rest of the world.
These "little leagues" include both baseball and softball and are divided into six divisions based on the ages of the children playing: Tee Ball, Minors, Little (or Majors), Junior, Senior and Big (the age-cutoffs between divisions may differ from league to league).
The Little League was founded by Carl Stotz in 1939 as a three-team league in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
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