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This year’s Little League World Series has featured many exciting story lines. From Mo’Ne Davis’ shutout to Cumberland manager, David Belisle’s, inspiring speech to his players, there has been much to celebrate during Little League’s 75th anniversary. However, one thing is certain: Without baseball equipment to play with, the stories unfolding on the baseball diamond this summer would not take place. In recent years, much has been made of the soaring costs of youth baseball participation, driven largely by the growth of popularity of travel teams. While the cost to join a Little League team is minimal at $16, that...

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On June 6th, Little League celebrated 75 years of youth baseball. The first Little League game was played in Williamsport, PA in 1939. Today, Little League is the world's largest youth sports organization. To celebrate, Little League has a number of resources online for organizations to use, including a section of fun facts! Did you know? Little League introduced the A Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) in 1994; a grassroots educational tool to help local leagues keep players safe on the field and off. Learn more about the Little League 75th Anniversary.      Soft Touch Bases has a variety of bases...

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