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Active MLB Alumni

Many of today’s Major League Baseball stars got their start on the local fields of Little League programs all around the world. Learning more than just baseball skills, each of the Little League alumni listed below learned life lessons from their time in the Little League Baseball program that they continue to take with them each day in the Major Leagues.

NOTE: If you know of a notable Little League graduate that currently plays or is involved in Major League Baseball, or notice any incorrect information, please e-mail the information, including name, notable achievements/recognitions, and the name of the city or town where they played Little League, to media@LittleLeague.org.

American League

  • Baltimore Orioles

    • Mychal Givens – West Tampa (Fla.) LL
  • Boston Red Sox

    • Xander Bogaerts – Aruba South LL – 2009 SLBWS
    • Dustin Pedroia – Woodland (Calif.) LL
    • Chris Sale – Lakeland City (Fla.) Baseball LL
    • Ramon Vazquez (Analytics Coach) – Roberto Rivera Miranda (Puerto Rico) LL
  • Chicago White Sox

    • Jace Fry – Murrayhill LL – Beaverton, Ore. – 2006 LLBWS
    • Lucas Giolito – Santa Monica (Calif.) LL
  • Cleveland Indians

    • Shane Bieber – Laguna Hills LL (Orange, Calif.)
    • Ryan Flaherty – Portland (Maine) North LL
    • Sandy Leon – El Mojan LL (Maracaibo, Venezuela)
  • Detroit Tigers

    • Lloyd McClendon (Hitting Coach) – Anderson LL (Gary, Ind.) – 1971 LLBWS – Hall of Excellence Enshrinee
  • Houston Astros

    • Michael Brantley – Southwestern Port St. Lucie (Fla.) LL
    • Alex Bregman – Eastdale LL (Albuquerque, N.M.)
    • Carlos Correa – Villa Blanca LL (Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico)
    • Zack Greinke – Conway LL (Orlando, Fla.)
    • Lance McCullers Jr. – Citrus Park (Fla.) LL
    • President of Business Operations Reid Ryan – Alvin (Texas) American LL
    • George Springer – Walicki LL (New Britain, Conn.)
    • Kyle Tucker – Tampa Bay (Fla.) LL
    • Justin Verlander – Tuckahoe (Va.) LL
  • Kansas City Royals

    • Danny Duffy – Village Hills LL (Lompoc, Calif.)
    • Jorge Lopez – Puerto Rico District 1 LL – 2011 BLBWS
    • Brett Phillips – Seminole (Fla.) LL
    • Meibrys Viloria – Cartagena, Colombia
  • Los Angeles Angels

    • Griffin Canning – Trabuco Canyon (Calif.) LL
    • Shohei Ohtani – Mizusawa LL
    • Andrelton Simmons – Mundo-Nuvo, Curacao
  • Minnesota Twins

    • Jose Berrios – Santa Monica LL (Bayamon, Puerto Rico)
    • Eddie Rosario – Guayama, Puerto Rico
  • New York Yankees

    • J.A. Happ – Peru (Ill.) LL
    • Kyle Higashioka – Seaview LL/Walnut Creek LL (Huntingdon Beach, Calif.)
    • Aaron Judge – Linden (Calif.) LL
    • D.J. LeMahieu – East Madison LL (Visalia, Calif.)
    • Giancarlo Stanton – Tujunga (Calif.) LL
    • Stephen Tarpley – Gilbert (Ariz.) American LL
  • Oakland Athletics

    • Matt Chapman – Lake Forest (Calif.) LL
    • Sean Manaea – Wanatah (Ind.) LL
    • Daniel Mengden – Memorial-Ashford (Texas) LL
    • Yusmeiro Petit – Coquivacoa LL (Maracaibo, Venezuela) – 1994 LLBWS
    • Chad Pinder – Poquoson (Va.) LL
    • Stephen Piscotty – Livermore (Calif.) LL
    • Lou Trivino – Pennridge (Pa.) LL
  • Seattle Mariners

    • Justus Sheffield – Tullahoma (Tenn.) National LL – 2009 LLB SE Regional
  • Tampa Bay Rays

    • Charlie Morton – Trumbull (Conn.) LL
    • Daniel Robertson – Upland (Calif.) Foothill LL
    • Blake Snell – Richmond (Wash.) LL
  • Texas Rangers

    • Kolby Allard – San Clemente (Calif.) LL
    • Lance Lynn – Brownsburg (Ind.) LL – 1999 LLBWS7
    • Rougned Odor – Jose Maria Rodriguez LL (Maracaibo, Venezuela)
  • Toronto Blue Jays

    • Bo Bichette – Maitland (Fla.) LL
    • Brandon Drury – Grants Pass (Ore.) American LL
    • Randal Grichuk – Lamar National LL (Rosenberg, Texas) – 2003, 2005 LLBWS
    • Nick Kingham – Peccole LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)

National League

  • Arizona Diamondbacks

    • Mike Hazen (GM) – Abington (Mass.) LL
    • Jake Lamb – Queen Anne LL (Seattle, Wash.)
    • Torey Lovullo (Manager) – Encino LL
    • Dave McKay (1B Coach) – Little Mountain LL (Canada)
  • Atlanta Braves

    • Ozzie Albies – Pariba LL (Willemstad, Curacao)
    • Johan Camargo – Bethania (Panama) LL
    • Freddie Freeman – Long Beach (Calif.) LL
    • Max Fried – Encino (Calif.) LL
    • Mark Melancon
    • Sean Newcomb – Middleboro (Mass.) LL
    • Chad Sobotka – Sarasota (Fla.) American LL
    • Touki Toussaint – Coral Springs (Fla.) American LL
  • Chicago Cubs

    • Kris Bryant – Peccole LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    • Jharel Cotton – St. Thomas LL (USVI)
    • Manager Joe Maddon – Hazleton (Pa.) LL
    • Jose Quintana – Arjona, Colombia
    • Anthony Rizzo – Parkland (Fla.) LL
  • Cincinnati Reds

    • Tucker Barnhart – Brownsburg (Ind.) LL
    • Jose De Leon – Isabela, Puerto Rico
    • Freddy Galvis – Paraguana (Venezuela) LL – 2006 SLBWS
    • Amir Garrett – East Barstow (Va.) LL
    • Michael Lorenzen – East Anaheim (Calif.) LL
    • Sal Romano – Southington (Conn.) North LL
  • Colorado Rockies

    • Nolan Arenado – Lake Forest (Calif.) LL
    • Manager Bud Black – Western Longview (Wash.) LL
    • Garrett Hampson – Reno (Nev.) National LL
    • Michael Saunders – Gordon Head LL – Victoria, B.C.) – 1999 LLBWS
    • Bryan Shaw – Livermore (Calif.) National LL
    • Tony Wolters – Rancho Buena Vista (Calif.) LL
  • Los Angeles Dodgers

    • Austin Barnes – Magnolia LL (Riverside, Calif.)
    • Cody Bellinger – Chandler (Ariz.) National LL – 2007 LLBWS)
    • Walker Buehler – Lexington (Ky.) Eastern LL
    • Kenley Jansen – Pabao LL (Willemstad, Curacao) – 2003 SLBWS
    • Joc Pederson – Palo Alto (Calif.) LL
    • Julio Urias – Culiacan, Mexico
    • Duncan Webb (Player Development) – Wyoma (Mass.) LL
  • Miami Marlins

  • Milwaukee Brewers

    • Christian Yelich – Thousand Oaks (Calif.) LL
  • New York Mets

    • Peter Alonso – Tampa Bay (Fla.) LL
    • Ricky Bones (Bullpen Coach) – Radames Lopez LL (Guayama, Puerto Rico)
    • Robinson Cano – Roberto Clemente LL (Newark, N.J.)
    • Michael Conforto – Redmond North (Wash.) LL – 2004 LLBWS
    • Edwin Diaz – Naguabo, Puerto Rico
    • Jed Lowrie – Parrish LL (Salem, Ore.)
    • Tomas Nido – Torrimar LL (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico)
    • Paul Sewald – Peccole LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    • David Wright (Special Advisor) – Green Run LL (Chesapeake, Va.)
  • Philadelphia Phillies

    • Jake Arrieta – Plano (Texas) Baseball Association
    • Jay Bruce – Amelia (Texas) LL
    • Scott Kingery – Ahwatukee (Ariz.) LL – 2006 LLBWS
    • Zach Eflin – Oviedo (Fla.) LL
    • Odubel Herrera – Venezuela
    • Nick Pivetta – Layritz LL (Victoria, B.C., Canada)
    • Vince Velasquez – Pomona (Calif.) LL
    • Nick Williams – West Isle LL (Galveston, Texas)
    • Zack Wheeler – Smyrna (Ga.) LL
  • Pittsburgh Pirates

    • Joey Cora (1B Coach) – Caguas-Gillette (Puerto Rico) LL
    • Dovydas Neverauskas – Vilinius (Lithuania) LL – 2007 SLBWS
    • Jameson Taillon – Oak Ridge Woodlands Area (Texas) LL
    • Cole Tucker – Ahwatukee (Ariz.) LL
    • Trevor Williams – Carmel Mountain Ranch Sabre Springs Little League (San Diego, Calif)
  • San Diego Padres

    • Ian Kinsler – Canyon Del Oro LL (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Jurickson Profar – Pabao LL (Willemstead, Curacao) – 2004 LLBWS
  • San Francisco Giants

    • Brandon Crawford – Pleasanton (Calif.) National LL
  • St. Louis Cardinals

    • Harrison Bader – Eastchester (N.Y.) LL
    • Matt Carpenter – Quail Valley (Mo.) LL
    • Jack Flaherty – Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Southern LL
    • Kolten Wong – Hilo (Hawaii) American LL – 2007 SLBWS
  • Washington Nationals

    • Patrick Corbin – Cicero (N.Y.) Little League
    • Juan Soto – Banco Central LL (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)
    • Andrew Stevenson – Lafayette (La.) LL – 2005 LLBWS
    • Trea Turner – West Boynton Beach (Fla.) LL