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Artifacts

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The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum is full of interesting artifacts, from the very earliest days of Little League, right up to the present. Click on any of the links below to learn more about them!

You’ll also find these artifacts in the museum:

  • A homemade baseball card drawn by future Major League pitcher Mike Mussina when he was in Little League
  • Baseballs signed by the last several U.S. Presidents
  • Little League Baseball cap worn by Mike Schmidt
  • The first softball to clear the fence for a home run at the Little League Softball World Series
  • Future Major Leaguer Dale Murphy's Little League shoes
  • Jersey from the 1947 Little League Baseball World Series
  • Little League Baseball World Series Championship Trophy
  • Souvenir bat from the 1958 premier of "Little Giants"
  • Movie poster (signed by author/screenwriter John Grisham) from the film “Mickey”
  • Jerseys worn by future Major Leaguers Gary Sheffield and Derek Bell in the 1980 Little League Baseball World Series
  • President George W. Bush's Little League roster
  • First baseball and bat used in President George W. Bush's inaugural Tee Ball on the South Lawn game on May 6, 2001
  • ...and much more!

Plan your trip now. The museum is located on U.S. Route 15 in South Williamsport, Pa., next to the Little League International Administration Building, overlooking Howard J. Lamade Stadium and Little League Volunteer Stadium, home of the Little League Baseball World Series each August.

Admission is: $5 for adults (and children ages 14-17); $1.50 for children ages 5-13; and $3 for senior citizens (62 and over). Children age 4 and younger are admitted free of charge. Group tours and rates are available. Call 570-326-3607 for more information.


Babe Ruth's Baseball

This ball traveled more than 500 feet when Ruth hit a home run in an exhibition game played in Williamsport on October 31, 1923. Ruth and a team of major leaguers defeated the Williamsport Grays, a minor league team, 8 to 5.