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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.

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American League

  • Baltimore Orioles

    • Brandon Hyde (Manager) – Santa Rosa (Calif.) American LL
    • Dean Kremer – Sundown LL (Stockton, Calif.)
    • Rougned Odor – Jose Maria Rodriguez LL (Maracaibo, Venezuela)
  • Boston Red Sox

    • Xander Bogaerts – Aruba South LL – 2009 SLBWS
    • Ryan Brasier – Wichita Falls (Texas) LL
    • Rich Hill – Milton (Mass.) American LL
    • Nick Pivetta – Layritz LL (Victoria, B.C., Canada)
    • Chris Sale – Lakeland City (Fla.) Baseball LL
    • Ramon Vazquez (Quality Control Coach/Interpreter) – Roberto Rivera Miranda (Puerto Rico) LL
  • Chicago White Sox

    • Lucas Giolito – Santa Monica (Calif.) LL
    • Lance Lynn – Brownsburg (Ind.) LL – 1999 LLBWS
    • Vince Velasquez – Pomona (Calif.) LL
  • Cleveland Guardians

    • Sandy Alomar Jr. (First Base Coach) – Salinas (Puerto Rico) LL
    • Shane Bieber – Laguna Hills LL (Orange, Calif.)
    • Steven Kwan – Sunnyvale (Calif.) Southern LL
    • Bryan Shaw – Livermore (Calif.) National LL
  • Detroit Tigers

    • Tucker Barnhart – Brownsburg (Ind.) LL
    • Joe Jiménez – Pablo Burgos LL (San Juan, P.R.)
    • Josh Lester – Columbus (Ga.) Northern LL – 2006 LLBWS
    • Jonathan Schoop – Pabao LL (Willemstad, Curacao) – 2003, 04 LLBWS; 2008 SLBWS
    • Tarik Skubal – Kingman (Ariz.) North LL/Kingman (Ariz.) South LL
    • Spencer Torkelson – Petaluma Valley (Calif.) LL
  • Houston Astros

    • Michael Brantley – Southwestern Port St. Lucie (Fla.) LL
    • Alex Bregman – Eastdale LL (Albuquerque, N.M.)
    • Jason Castro – Castro Valley, Calif.
    • Martin Maldonado – Naguabo (Puerto Rico) LL
    • Lance McCullers Jr. – Citrus Park (Fla.) LL
    • Kyle Tucker – Tampa Bay (Fla.) LL
    • Justin Verlander – Tuckahoe (Va.) LL
  • Kansas City Royals

    • Amir Garrett – East Barstow (Va.) LL
    • Zack Greinke – Conway LL (Orlando, Fla.)
  • Los Angeles Angels

    • Jaime Barría – Cerro Viento LL (Panama)
    • Griffin Canning – Trabuco Canyon (Calif.) LL
    • Jhonathan Diaz – Flor Amarillo LL (Valencia, Venezuela)
    • Matt Duffy – Long Beach (Calif.) LL
    • Michael Lorenzen – East Anaheim (Calif.) LL
    • Shohei Ohtani – Mizusawa (Japan) LL
    • Anthony Rendon – West Oaks Little League (Houston, Texas)
    • Touki Toussaint – Coral Springs (Fla.) American LL
  • Minnesota Twins

    • Carlos Correa – Villa Blanca LL (Santa Isabel, P.R.)
    • Jharel Cotton – St. Thomas LL (USVI)
    • Sandy Leon – El Mojan LL (Maracaibo, Venezuela)
    • Jorge Lopez – Puerto Rico District 1 LL – 2011 BLBWS
    • Jovani Moran – Gino Vega LL (Sabana Grande, P.R.)
    • Aaron Sanchez – West Barstow (Calif.) LL
  • New York Yankees

    • Miguel Andujar – Hector Delgado LL (San Cristobal, D.R.)
    • Harrison Bader – Eastchester (N.Y.) LL
    • Aaron Boone (Manager)
    • Matt Carpenter – Quail Valley (Mo.) LL
    • Gerrit Cole – Tustin (Calif.) Western LL
    • Kyle Higashioka – Seaview LL/Walnut Creek LL (Huntingdon Beach, Calif.)
    • Aaron Judge – Linden (Calif.) LL
    • D.J. LeMahieu – East Madison LL (Visalia, Calif.)
    • Tim Locastro – Auburn (N.Y.) LL
    • Ron Marinaccio – Toms River (N.J.) LL
    • Anthony Rizzo – Parkland (Fla.) LL
    • Ben Rortvedt – Verona (Wisc.) LL
    • Giancarlo Stanton – Tujunga (Calif.) LL
    • Jameson Taillon – Oak Ridge Woodlands Area (Texas) LL
    • Lou Trivino – Pennridge (Pa.) LL
  • Oakland Athletics

    • Chad Pinder – Poquoson (Va.) LL
  • Seattle Mariners

    • Tyler Anderson – Red Rock LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    • Matt Festa – Great Kills LL (Staten Island, N.Y.)
    • Jake Lamb – Queen Anne LL (Seattle, Wash.)
    • Justus Sheffield – Tullahoma (Tenn.) National LL – 2009 LLB SE Regional
    • Paul Sewald – Peccole LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
  • Tampa Bay Rays

    • Kevin Cash (Manager) – Northside LL (Tampa, Fla.) – 1989 LLBWS
    • Javy Guerra – David Doleguita LL (Chiriqui, Panama)
  • Texas Rangers

    • Kolby Allard – San Clemente (Calif.) LL
    • Brad Miller – Windermere (Fla.) LL
    • Meibrys Viloria – Falcon LL (Cartagena, Colombia)
  • Toronto Blue Jays

    • Jose Berrios – Santa Monica LL (Bayamon, Puerto Rico)
    • Bo Bichette – Maitland (Fla.) LL
    • Cavan Biggio – West University LL (Houston, Texas)
    • Matt Chapman – Lake Forest (Calif.) LL
    • Hagen Danner – Ocean View LL (Huntington Beach, Calif.) – 2011 LLBWS
    • Nick Kingham – Peccole LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    • Luis Rivera (Third Base Coach) – Cidra (Puerto Rico) LL
    • George Springer – Walicki LL (New Britain, Conn.)

National League

  • Arizona Diamondbacks

    • Mike Hazen (GM) – Abington (Mass.) LL
    • Yonny Hernandez – Gran Maracay (Venezuela) LL – 2011 LLBWS
    • Torey Lovullo (Manager) – Encino LL
    • Dave McKay (1B Coach) – Little Mountain LL (Canada)
  • Atlanta Braves

    • Ozzie Albies – Pariba LL (Willemstad, Curacao)
    • Max Fried – Encino (Calif.) LL
    • Kenley Jansen – Pabao LL (Willemstad, Curacao) – 2003 SLBWS
    • Charlie Morton – Trumbull (Conn.) LL
    • Eddie Rosario – Radames Lopez LL (Guayama, Puerto Rico) – 2006 JLB Latin America Region Tournament
    • Huascar Ynoa – Wellington Francisco LL (Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic)
  • Chicago Cubs

    • Steven Brault – Fletcher Hills (Calif.) LL
    • Jed Hoyer (President of Baseball Operations) – Plymouth Area (N.H.) LL
    • Sean Newcomb – Middleboro (Mass.) LL
    • Seiya Suzuki – Arakawa LL (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Cincinnati Reds

    • Alexis Diaz – Miguel Luzunaris LL (Humacao, P.R.)
    • Brandon Drury – Grants Pass (Ore.) American LL
    • Jonathan India – North Springs LL (Coral Springs, Fla.)
    • Nick Lodolo – La Verne (Calif.) LL
    • Mike Moustakas – Northridge City (Calif.) LL
  • Colorado Rockies

    • Manager Bud Black – Western Longview (Wash.) LL
    • Kris Bryant – Peccole LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    • Randal Grichuk – Lamar National LL (Rosenberg, Texas) – 2003, 2004 LLBWS
    • Garrett Hampson – Reno (Nev.) National LL
    • Michael Saunders – Gordon Head LL – Victoria, B.C.) – 1999 LLBWS
  • Los Angeles Dodgers

    • Tyler Anderson – Red Rock LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    • Austin Barnes – Magnolia LL (Riverside, Calif.)
    • Cody Bellinger – Chandler (Ariz.) National LL – 2007 LLBWS
    • Walker Buehler – Lexington (Ky.) Eastern LL
    • Danny Duffy – Village Hills LL (Lompoc, Calif.)
    • Freddie Freeman – Long Beach (Calif.) LL
    • Clayton McCullough (1B Coach) – Greenville (N.C.) LL
    • Trea Turner – West Boynton Beach (Fla.) LL
    • Julio Urias – Culiacan, Mexico
    • Duncan Webb (Director of Baseball Resources) – Wyoma (Mass.) LL
  • Miami Marlins

    • Jazz Chisholm Jr. – Freedoms Farm LL (Nassau, Bahamas)
    • Don Mattingly (Manager) – North Side LL (Evansville, Ind.)
    • Trevor Rogers – Carlsbad (N.M.) National LL
    • Sixto Sanchez – Eduardo Sosa LL (San Cristobal, D.R.)
  • Milwaukee Brewers

    • Luis Urias – Sergio Kaliman Robles LL (Sonora, Mexico)
    • Kolten Wong – Hilo (Hawaii) American LL – 2007 SLBWS
    • Christian Yelich – Thousand Oaks (Calif.) LL
  • New York Mets

    • Peter Alonso – Tampa Bay (Fla.) LL
    • Robinson Cano – Roberto Clemente LL (Newark, N.J.)
    • Alex Claudio – Villa Blanca LL (Caguas, Puerto Rico)
    • Edwin Diaz – Miguel Luzunaris LL (Humacao, Puerto Rico)
    • Mychal Givens – West Tampa (Fla.) LL
    • James McCann – Goleta Valley South LL (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
    • Jeff McNeil – Goleta Valley South LL (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
    • Tomas Nido – Torrimar LL (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico)
    • Trevor Williams – Carmel Mountain Ranch Sabre Springs LL (San Diego, Calif.)
    • David Wright (Special Advisor) – Green Run LL (Chesapeake, Va.)
  • Philadelphia Phillies

    • Johan Camargo – Bethania (Panama) LL
    • Zach Eflin – Oviedo (Fla.) LL
    • Donny Sands – Eastdale LL (Albuquerque, N.M.)
    • Edmundo Sosa – Juan Diaz LL (Panama)
    • Zack Wheeler – Smyrna (Ga.) LL
  • Pittsburgh Pirates

    • Michael Chavis – East Marietta (Ga.) National LL
  • San Diego Padres

    • Jake Cronenworth – St. Clair (Mich.) LL
    • Ryan Flaherty (Advance Scout and Development Coach) – Portland (Maine) North LL
    • Sean Manaea – Wanatah (Ind.) LL
    • Jurickson Profar – Pabao LL (Willemstead, Curacao) – 2004 LLBWS
    • Blake Snell – Richmond (Wash.) LL
    • Juan Soto – Banco Central LL (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) – 2010 LLB Caribbean Region Tournament
  • San Francisco Giants

    • Brandon Crawford – Pleasanton (Calif.) National LL
    • Gabe Kapler (Manager) – Encino (Calif.) LL
    • Joc Pederson – Palo Alto (Calif.) LL
    • Heliot Ramos – Rosario y Cardona LL (Maunabo, P.R.)
  • St. Louis Cardinals

    • Nolan Arenado – Lake Forest (Calif.) LL
    • Tommy Edman – Tierrasanta LL (San Diego, Calif.)
    • Jack Flaherty – Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Southern LL
    • Jose Quintana – Barranquilla (Colombia) Linda LL
  • Washington Nationals

    • Ricky Bones (Bullpen Coach) – Radames Lopez LL (Guayama, Puerto Rico)
    • Steve Cishek – Falmouth (Mass.) LL
    • Patrick Corbin – Cicero (N.Y.) LL
    • Lucius Fox – Freedom Farm LL (Nassau, Bahamas)
    • Josiah Gray – New Rochelle (N.Y.) LL
    • Cesar Hernandez – Flor Amarillo LL (Valencia, Venezuela)
    • Erasmo Ramirez – FESA LL (Soyapango, El Salvador)
    • Rene Rivera – Bella Vista LL (Bayamon, Puerto Rico)
    • Stephen Strasburg – Santee (Calif.) American LL