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Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies to Play in the 2023 MLB Little League Classic in Williamsport

The Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies are next up to head to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to play in the 2023 MLB Little League Classic. The game, which will be held on Sunday, August 20 and serve as a home contest for Washington, will air nationally that evening exclusively on ESPN’s “Sunday Night Baseball” at 7 p.m. (ET). […]

Two-Time MLB All-Star and 1998 LLBWS Graduate Todd Frazier to be Enshrined into Little League® Hall of Excellence

In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series this August, Little League® International is excited to welcome one of its most notable graduates, Todd Frazier, into the Little League Hall of Excellence. “More than 20 years since he helped lead the Toms River East Little League team to the 1998 […]

Little League® Alumni Take the Stage at the 2022 MLB Draft

Hundreds of the finest prospects in baseball saw their dreams come to fruition as part of the 2022 MLB Draft. Of the top 100 selections, 31 are players that got their start on the Little League® field. Below are all the names of the former Little Leaguers® who were selected among the first 100 picks […]

Always an All-Star: From Williamsport to the MLB All-Star Game

Over the course of the 75 years of the Little League Baseball® World Series, a number of graduates of the iconic event have gone on to prestigious careers in Major League Baseball (MLB), but only a handful have gone on to make it as an all-star both in their Little League® career and their MLB […]

Little League® Alumni Set for 2022 MLB All-Star Festivities

With less than a month before the celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Little League Baseball® World Series this August, Little Leaguers® around the world are ready to watch former Little League® grads take the field at the 2022 MLB All-Star Weekend festivities. Below is the full list of graduates who will be representing […]

Looking Back at the Three Little League® Graduates with a World Series Trifecta

Take a look back at the three former Little Leaguers® who made history as the only graduates to play in the Little League Baseball® World Series, College World Series, and MLB World Series. Michael Conforto – Redmond (Wash.) North LL 2004 LLBWS; 2013 CWS (Oregon State); 2015 MLB World Series (New York Mets) Most recent […]

MLB Clubs to Offer Little League® Day Opportunities in 2022

As the 2022 Major League Baseball (MLB) season officially gets underway, local Little League® programs across the country will once again have the unique opportunity to participate in MLB Little League Days throughout the year. LEARN MORE As part of the growing partnership between Little League and MLB, “Little League Days” provide opportunities for local youth baseball […]

Little League Baseball® World Series Graduates Sign During the Start of the MLB International Signing Period

A number of recent graduates of the Little League Baseball® World Series officially signed their contracts to play with big league organizations during the start of the 2021-22 MLB International Signing Period. With the signing period officially opening on January 15, and available for international players who were born between Sept. 1, 2004, and Aug. […]

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 […]