1955

1955 - Cy Young At LLWS

1955 - Bush

EVENTS

Baseball great Cy Young makes the last of his five annual visits to the Little League World Series before his death in September. Carl Stotz is a pallbearer at his funeral.

Morrisville, Pa., defeats Delaware Township, N.J., 4-3, in seven innings - the first extra-inning Little League World Series championship game.

A player for the New Jersey team is Billy Hunter, who would go on to play football for the Washington Redskins and Miami Dolphins, and would become executive director for the NBA Players Association.

Little League is now played in all 48 states.

Nine-year-old George W. Bush plays his first of four years at Central Little League of Midland, Texas, where he is a catcher on the Cubs. He later becomes the first Little League graduate to be elected President of the United States.

1955 - Little Leaguer Magazine Pledge