Tag: Alumni

Top Little League® Graduates Earn 2021 MLB Awards

More than 20 former Little Leaguers® received honors in November as the recipients of the 2021 MLB Awards. Among the awards, former Little Leaguers took home 13 of the 31 All-MLB Team selections, as well as seven awards in each the Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Awards. Little League® graduates also swept the Manager of […]

Former Little League® Stars square Off in 2021 MLB Postseason

The 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season is officially complete, and more than 60 Little League® graduates are set to take the field in search of The Commissioner’s Trophy. Among the former Little Leaguers®, this year’s postseason class includes five Little League Baseball® World Series graduates and three former Senior League Baseball World Series […]

Little League® Alumni Set to Compete in Tokyo for 2021 Olympics

As the world gears up to celebrate the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo, more than 15 former Little Leaguers® will take the stage in the world’s largest spotlight as they compete for the gold medal. With the Opening Ceremonies slated for Friday, July 23, these Olympians who got their start on a Little League® baseball […]

Former Little League® Stars on to the Next Stage at 2021 MLB Draft

Each year, hundreds of the world’s top baseball players earn the call to the big leagues as part of the MLB Draft, and in 2021, nearly 30 of the Top 75 selections got their start on the Little League® field. Below are the 29 former Little Leaguers® who were selected among the first 75 picks […]

Little League® Graduates Take the Field for 2021 MLB All-Star Game Festivities

From the first MLB All-Star to be picked as both a pitcher and position player to a YouTube star gearing up for the Celebrity Softball Game, the 2021 MLB All-Star Week is filled with former Little Leaguers® who are ready for an exciting week in Denver, Colorado. In total, more than 30 superstars who got […]

2021 College World Series Filled with Little League® Graduates

More than 120 former Little Leaguers® will be heading to Omaha, Nebraska, to represent their schools at the 2021 NCAA Division I College World Series at TD Ameritrade Ballpark on June 19-29/30. For every Little League Baseball® player growing up, making it to the next level of the game is the ultimate dream, and at […]

Little League® Graduates Set for the 2021 Women’s College World Series

More than 30 graduates of the Little League Softball® program will be heading to the USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to compete on the biggest stage of college softball at the 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s College World Series (WCWS) starting on June 3. Since 1974, the Little League Softball program has […]

Little League® Grads Earn 2020 MLB Awards

While the 2020 MLB season was far from ordinary, the one thing that remained consistent was the amount of Little League® graduates who earned awards for their achievements on and off the field. Topping the list of former Little Leaguers® to earn awards was Atlanta Braves’ first baseman, Freddie Freeman, who took home five honors […]

Former Little Leaguers® Mahomes, Stewart Earn Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Honors

After a year filled with their much-needed leadership, activism, and optimism, two former Little Leaguers®, Patrick Mahomes and Breanna Stewart, were honored this December with two of the five Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year honors, joining Lebron James, Naomi Osaka, and Laurent Duvernay-Tardif. The theme of the 2020 magazine issue was “The Activist Athlete.” […]

Kevin Cash Makes Little League® History as First Person to Play in Williamsport and Manage in the MLB World Series

There have been 14 people who have played in the Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) to go on to appear in the MLB World Series. That elusive group has a new achievement, as Tampa Bay Rays Manager Kevin Cash (1989 LLBWS) is now the first person to play in Williamsport and manage a team […]