The treasurer of a nonprofit youth baseball organization was arrested and arraigned in Manhattan Supreme Court on Friday, the New York Post reports. William Jacobvitz, 56, was indicted for stealing more than $90,000 from the New York Gothams.
South Carolina’s Terrence Gist hammered a ball way out of the park in his team’s Little League World Series game against Rhode Island today—just as ESPN was sitting down with his mom for a live interview. The pandering LLWS broadcasts can be awful at times, but maybe it’s worth it for moments like these?
The man whose whistleblowing—or snitching, depending upon your perspective—led to the Jackie Robinson West Little League team losing their national title has been arrested for assault, DNAInfo reports. Chris Janes is alleged to have drunkenly tried to enter a neighbor's home at 1 a.m. Tuesday, and is charged with "
For all the shock and controversy over Jackie Robinson West being stripped of its U.S. title for using out-of-district players, there has never been a better Little League scandal than that of Danny Almonte, the star pitcher who turned out to be two years older than any players were allowed to be. Almonte commiserates…
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.–You'd think the best part of being a player at the Little League World Series would be the girls. And yes, there are always girls, and lots of them. But being a superstar gets old quickly.
You may never hear from Mo'ne Davis again. But even so, she and her teammates have already accomplished something amazing: They've taken back the name "Taney" from history's shit list. In a wonderful stroke of ironic resonance, the name that now evokes a mixed-race, inner-city little league team that made a lot of…
With the Little League World Series winding down to the final few teams, there's a question that dances across the minds of many overzealous future dads: Is there anything you can do to increase the chances your kid will be left-handed, and therefore more likely to have a shot at Williamsport?
Mexico second baseman Ruy Martinez, all 4-foot-8 of him, had a heck of a day at the plate in yesterday's 6-2 win over Australia, going 3-for-3 including this home run to center:
Midwestern Little League is effing intense, you guys.
Alan Beck, a chiropractor/little league coach in Lakeside, Calif., is suing a 14-year-old player for tossing his helmet in celebration after scoring a game-winning run. That helmet struck Beck and tore his Achilles tendon.
This is from Saturday, but we're just now catching up on our review of the weekend's slate of Little League World Series games, by which we mean we only now saw this vid over on Busted Coverage.
In all honesty, I played organized baseball till I was 14. I stopped not long after I similarly bailed on a simple curveball. I'm no expert, but I'm gonna guess this kid from Panama hasn't seen too much breaking stuff before.
Meet Chad Lorkowski. Although this boy looks old enough to comfortably buy cigarettes without being carded, he is 12 years old. Yes. Seriously.
According to this video's introduction, Spencer Conn is six years old and hit five home runs in five consecutive at-bats, all on the first pitches he saw.
Dylan Williams was at practice for his
Little League youth all-star team on Tuesday night when he was hit in the neck with a baseball. He fell to the ground and never got up.
Most everyone who has ever played a sport — even those of us who never played at a level beyond, say, high school basketball, football, baseball, soccer — most of us can recall at least one time, before a game, when everything just felt right. Maybe there was something in the air, or there was a look in the eyes of…
A tipster passed along this email exchange from a recent little league dispute that is just a wonderful example of how stupid and petty and irrational children can be. These kids, especially whichever little tyke wrote the scathing reply, have got some real 50-cent words in their back pockets, too.