Top Little Leaguers® to be honored on T-Mobile’s Beyond the Bases Series Featuring Two-Time Olympic Medalist, Jennie Finch, and Yankees First Baseman, Luke Voit.
After a season-long competition, the official winners of the 2020 T-Mobile Little League® Home Run Derby will be revealed on Wednesday, December 9 at 7 p.m. ET, during a virtual awards ceremony on T-MobileBeyondtheBases.com. The event, hosted by Rachel DeMita and featuring Team USA Softball’s two-time Olympic medalist, Jennie Finch, and New York Yankees First Baseman, Luke Voit, will honor each of the finalists from the Little League Baseball® and Little League Softball® divisions before crowning its respective champions.
“Since it launched in 2019, the T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby has been an incredible opportunity for children all across the United States to step out onto the field and be just like their heroes,” said Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and CEO. “In a year filled with unprecedented moments, having the opportunity to come together at local Little League fields for this exciting event has been more important than ever. We congratulate all those who participated in this year’s event and look forward to celebrating this year’s champions on December 9.”
Over the course of the year, Little Leaguers® from nearly all 50 U.S. states stepped up to the plate to participate in the 2020 T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby with events held at their local fields. With nearly 1,300 local participants, the following baseball and softball players, respectively, recorded the most home runs during their qualifying events, earning them the chance to compete as finalists in the 2020 T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby Championship at their local fields:
Little League Baseball
- Jack Broderick – Rye (N.Y.) LL
- Mason Ciccariello – Holbrook (N.J.) LL
- Dominic Deligato – Viera/Suntree (Fla.) LL
- Olvin Espinoza – Central LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
- Josh Klena – Sunnybrae LL (Hamilton, N.J.)
- Owen Music – Fairmont (W.V.) LL
- Lucas Naughton – Hepburn-Lycoming (Pa.) LL
- Zane Rastello – North Saginaw Township (Mich.) LL
- Brendan Zuckerman – Morrisville (Pa.) LL
Little League Softball
- Kendall Cardone – South LL (Williamsport, Pa.)
- Cadence Clark – Abingdon (Va.) LL
- Nolah Flynn – Morrisville (Pa.) LL
- Izzy Gambill – Viera/Suntree (Fla.) LL
- Kyla Gross – Ponytail Softball LL (Sierra Vista, Ariz.)
- Madison Haynie – Austintown (Ohio) LL
- Brooklyn Rutherford – Coeburn (Va.) LL
- Bella Satalino – East Greenbush (N.Y.) Girls Softball LL
During the virtual celebration, each of the finalists will be introduced before joining together to relive and react to each of their respective championship performances as they determine who the 2020 T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby Baseball and Softball champions are. In addition to watching all the exciting action from this year’s event, the Little Leaguers will also have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to interact with two of the biggest stars in the game during the celebration.
Anyone interested in watching the event can visit T-MobileBeyondTheBases.com to tune in to follow along on Wednesday, December 9 at 7 p.m. ET. To learn more about the T-Mobile Little League Home Run Derby, visit LittleLeagueHomeRunDerby.com.