1954

EVENTS

Boog Powell, who would later play for the Baltimore Orioles, participates for Lakeland, Fla., in the Little League World Series

Ken Hubbs, who would win the 1962 National League Rookie of the Year Award with the Chicago Cubs, plays in the Little League World Series for Colton, Calif.

Billy Connors, who would go on to pitch in the Major Leagues, and eventually to coach, plays for the world champions, National Little League from Schenectady, N.Y.

Little League Baseball expands to more than 3,300 leagues.

1954 - Bus of Players