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Little League® Graduates Shine During 2017 MLB All-Star Game Festivities

Little League® Graduates Shine During 2017 MLB All-Star Game Festivities

Former Little Leaguer®, Yankees Rookie Aaron Judge wins Home Run Derby, highlighting All-Star Debut.

2017 MLB All-Star Game

Major League Baseball™ (MLB) took the 2017 All-Star Game festivities to Miami, and Little League® Baseball and Softball was well represented this year, with 20 Little League graduates taking part in the Mid-Summer Classic's many events.

Rookie power hitters Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger lit up the Home Run Derby, with Judge slugging his way to the title; and veterans pitchers Chris Sale and Zack Greinke impressed during MLB's 88th All-Star Game extravaganza played at Marlins Park. 

NOTE: If you know of a player that we have missed, please e-mail the information, including name, current Major League team and the name of the city or town where they played Little League, to media@LittleLeague.org.

American League All-Stars:

  • Dellin Betances, New York Yankees - Felix Millan (N.Y.) and OLS (N.Y.) Little Leagues
  • Carlos Correa, Houston Astros – Villa Blanca Little League (Caguas, Puerto Rico)
  • Aaron Judge, New York Yankees - Linden (Calif.) Little League
  • Lance McCullers, Jr., Houston Astros - Citrus Park (Fla.) Little League
  • Mike Moustakas, Kansas City Royals – Northridge (Calif.) Little League
  • Chris Sale, Boston Red Sox - Lakeland (Fla.) Little League
  • Jonathan Schoop, Baltimore Orioles - Pabao (Curaçao) Little League, 2004 LLBWS alum
  • Justin Smoak, Toronto Blue Jays 
  • George Springer, Houston Astros - Walicki (Conn.) Little League

National League All-Stars:

  • Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies - Lake Forest (Calif.) Little League
  • Cody Bellinger, Los Angeles Dodgers - Chandler National (Ariz.) Little League, 2007 LLBWS alum
  • Michael Conforto, New York Mets - Redmond North (Wash.) Little League, 2004 LLBWS alum
  • Zack Greinke, Arizona Diamondbacks - Conway (Fla.) Little League
  • Kenley Jansen, Los Angeles Dodgers - Pabao (Curaçao) Little League
  • DJ LeMahieu, Colorado Rockies - East Madison (Wis.) Little League
  • Pat Neshek, Philadelphia Phillies - Brooklyn Center (Minn.) Little League
  • Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins - Tujunga (Calif.) Little League
  • Ryan Zimmerman, Washington Nationals - Virginia Beach (Va.) Little League

Home Run Derby:

  • Cody Bellinger, Los Angeles Dodgers - Chandler National (Ariz.) Little League, 2007 LLBWS Alum
  • Aaron Judge, New York Yankees - Linden (Calif.) Little League
  • Mike Moustakas, Kansas City Royals – Northridge (Calif.) Little League
  • Giancarlo Stanton, Miami Marlins - Tujunga (Calif.) Little League

MLB Futures Game:

  • Scott Kingery, Philadelphia Phillies - Ahwatukee (Ariz.) Little League, 2006 LLBWS alum
  • Corey Ray, Milwaukee Brewers - Jackie Robinson West (Ill.) Little League