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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

    • Jose D. Flores (First Base Coach) – Managed the Villa Blanca Boys and Girls LL (Caguas, Puerto Rico).
    • Mychal Givens – West Tampa (Fla.) LL
    • Brandon Hyde (Manager) – Santa Rosa (Calif.) American LL
    • Richie Martin – Bloomingdale LL (Brandon, Fla.)
    • Chance Sisco – Temescal Valley (Calif.) LL
  • Boston Red Sox

    • Jonathan Arauz – Vacamonte LL (Panama)
    • Xander Bogaerts – Aruba South LL – 2009 SLBWS
    • Ryan Brasier – Wichita Falls (Texas) LL
    • Michael Chavis – East Marietta (Ga.) National LL
    • Dustin Pedroia – Woodland (Calif.) LL
    • Chris Sale – Lakeland City (Fla.) Baseball LL
    • Mike Shawaryn – Penns Grove (N.J.) LL
    • Ramon Vazquez (Analytics Coach) – Roberto Rivera Miranda (Puerto Rico) LL
  • Chicago White Sox

    • Steve Cishek – Falmouth (Mass.) LL
    • Edwin Encarnacion – Villa Blanca LL (Caguas, Puerto Rico)
    • Jace Fry – Murrayhill LL – Beaverton, Ore. – 2006 LLBWS
    • Lucas Giolito – Santa Monica (Calif.) LL
  • Cleveland Indians

    • Sandy Alomar Jr. (First Base Coach) – Salinas (Puerto Rico) LL
    • Shane Bieber – Laguna Hills LL (Orange, Calif.)
    • Ryan Flaherty – Portland (Maine) North LL
    • Cesar Hernandez – Venezuela
    • Sandy Leon – El Mojan LL (Maracaibo, Venezuela)
  • Detroit Tigers

    • Dario Agrazal – Aguadulce LL (Panama)
    • Lloyd McClendon (Hitting Coach) – Anderson LL (Gary, Ind.) – 1971 LLBWS – Hall of Excellence Enshrinee
    • Jonathan Schoop – Pabao LL (Willemstad, Curacao) – 2003, 04 LLBWS; 2008 SLBWS
  • 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.)
    • Martin Maldonado – Naguabo (Puerto Rico) LL
    • 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 – Falcon LL (Cartagena, Colombia)
  • Los Angeles Angels

    • Jaime Barría – Cerro Viento LL (Panama)
    • Griffin Canning – Trabuco Canyon (Calif.) LL
    • Jason Castro – Castro Valley, Calif.
    • Manager Joe Maddon – Hazleton (Pa.) LL
    • Shohei Ohtani – Mizusawa (Japan) LL
    • Anthony Rendon – West Oaks Little League (Houston, Texas)
    • Andrelton Simmons – Pabao LL (Willemstad, Curaçao)
    • Julio Teheran – Comfenalco LL (Cartagena, Colombia)
  • Minnesota Twins

    • Jose Berrios – Santa Monica LL (Bayamon, Puerto Rico)
    • Tyler Clippard – Palm Harbor (Fla.) LL – 2001 SLBWS Champion
    • Rich Hill – Milton (Mass.) American LL
    • Eddie Rosario – Radames Lopez LL (Guayama, Puerto Rico)
  • New York Yankees

    • J.A. Happ – Peru (Ill.) LL
    • Gerrit Cole – Tustin Western LL (Newport Beach, Calif.)
    • 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
    • Joakim Soria – Riberena (Mexico) LL
    • Lou Trivino – Pennridge (Pa.) LL
  • Seattle Mariners

    • Matt Festa – Great Kills LL (Staten Island, N.Y.)
    • 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
    • Todd Frazier – Toms River (N.J.) East American LL – 1998 LLBWS
    • Ariel Jurado – Pocri LL (Panama)
    • Lance Lynn – Brownsburg (Ind.) LL – 1999 LLBWS7
    • Julio Rangel (Pitching Coach) – Curundu LL (Panama)
    • Rougned Odor – Jose Maria Rodriguez LL (Maracaibo, Venezuela)
  • Toronto Blue Jays

    • Bo Bichette – Maitland (Fla.) LL
    • Cavan Biggio – West University LL (Houston, Texas)
    • Brandon Drury – Grants Pass (Ore.) American LL
    • Randal Grichuk – Lamar National LL (Rosenberg, Texas) – 2003, 2005 LLBWS
    • Nick Kingham – Peccole LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    • Luis Rivera (Third Base Coach) – Cidra (Puerto Rico) LL
    • Travis Shaw – Conejo Valley (Calif.) LL

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)
    • Jose Quintana – Barranquilla (Colombia) Linda LL
    • Anthony Rizzo – Parkland (Fla.) LL
  • Cincinnati Reds

    • Tucker Barnhart – Brownsburg (Ind.) LL
    • Jose De Leon – Jose Papi Vega LL (Isabela, Puerto Rico)
    • Freddy Galvis – Paraguana (Venezuela) LL – 2006 SLBWS
    • Amir Garrett – East Barstow (Va.) LL
    • Michael Lorenzen – East Anaheim (Calif.) LL
    • Mike Moustakas – Northridge City (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

    • Derek Jeter (CEO) – Kalamazoo (Mich.) LL
    • Matt Joyce – North Brandon (Fla.) LL
  • Milwaukee Brewers

    • Alex Claudio – Villa Blanca LL (Caguas, Puerto Rico)
    • Justin Smoak – Goose Creek (S.C.) LL
    • Luis Urias – Sergio Kaliman Robles LL (Sonora, Mexico)
    • Christian Yelich – Thousand Oaks (Calif.) LL
  • New York Mets

    • Matt Adams – Phillipsburg (Pa.) Osceola LL
    • Peter Alonso – Tampa Bay (Fla.) LL
    • Carlos Beltran (Manager) – Jose Maria Rodriguez LL (Manati, Puerto Rico)
    • Dellin Betances – Felix Millan (N.Y.) LL/OLS (N.Y.) LL
    • Ricky Bones (Bullpen Coach) – Radames Lopez LL (Guayama, Puerto Rico)
    • Brad Brach – Freehold Twp. (N.J.) LL
    • Robinson Cano – Roberto Clemente LL (Newark, N.J.)
    • Michael Conforto – Redmond North (Wash.) LL – 2004 LLBWS
    • Edwin Diaz – Miguel Luzunaris LL (Humacao, 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
    • Didi Gregorious – Pabao LL (Willemstad, Curaçao)
    • 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

    • Ryan Flaherty (Advance Scout and Development Coach) – Portland (Maine) North LL
    • Javier Guerra – David Doleguita LL (Chiriqui, Panama)
    • Ian Kinsler (Front Office Advisor) – Canyon Del Oro LL (Tucson, Ariz.)
    • Jurickson Profar – Pabao LL (Willemstead, Curacao) – 2004 LLBWS
  • San Francisco Giants

    • Tyler Anderson – Red Rock LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    • 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
    • Edmundo Sosa – Juan Diaz LL (Panama)
    • Kolten Wong – Hilo (Hawaii) American LL – 2007 SLBWS
  • Washington Nationals

    • Patrick Corbin – Cicero (N.Y.) Little League
    • Howie Kendrick – Callahan (Fla.) LL
    • Juan Soto – Banco Central LL (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)
    • Andrew Stevenson – Lafayette (La.) LL – 2005 LLBWS
    • Stephen Strasburg – Santee (Calif.) American LL
    • Trea Turner – West Boynton Beach (Fla.) LL
    • Ryan Zimmerman – Virginia Beach LL