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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

    • Aaron Brooks – Newmark (Calif.) LL
    • Jose D. Flores (1B Coach) – Managed the Villa Blanca Boys and Girls LL (Caguas, Puerto Rico)
    • Mychal Givens – West Tampa (Fla.) LL
    • Josh Rogers – New Albany (Ind.) LL
  • Boston Red Sox

    • Xander Bogaerts – Aruba South LL – 2009 SLBWS
    • Sandy Leon – El Mojan LL (Maracaibo, Venezuela)
    • Stephen Pearce – Lakeland City (Fla.) Baseball LL
    • 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
    • Brandon Guyer – Reston (Va.) Herndon LL
  • Cleveland Indians

    • Shane Bieber – Laguna Hills LL (Orange, Calif.)
    • Tyler Clippard – Palm Harbor (Fla.) LL – 2001 SLBWS Champion
    • Ryan Flaherty – Portland (Maine) North LL
    • Max Moroff – Maitland (Fla.) LL – 2005 LLBWS
  • Detroit Tigers

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

    • Alex Bregman – Eastdale LL (Albuquerque, N.M.)
    • Gerrit Cole – Tustin Western LL (Newport Beach, Calif.)
    • Carlos Correa – Villa Blanca LL (Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico)
    • Zack Greinke – Conway LL (Orlando, Fla.)
    • Martin Maldonado – Naguabo, Puerto Rico
    • Lance McCullers Jr. – Citrus Park (Fla.) LL
    • President of Business Operations Reid Ryan – Alvin (Texas) American LL
    • Aaron Sanchez – West Barstow (Calif.) 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

    • Jabari Blash – St. Thomas LL (USVI)
    • Griffin Canning – Trabuco Canyon (Calif.) LL
    • Matt Harvey – Mystic (Conn.) LL
    • Jonathan Lucroy – Eustis (Fla.) LL
    • Shohei Ohtani – Mizusawa LL
    • Andrelton Simmons – Mundo-Nuvo, Curacao
  • Minnesota Twins

    • Jose Berrios – Santa Monica LL (Bayamon, Puerto Rico)
    • Jason Castro – Castro Valley, Puerto Rico
    • Eddie Rosario – Guayama, Puerto Rico
    • Jonathan Schoop – Pabao LL (Willemstad, Curacao) 2003, 04 LLBWS; 2008 SLBWS
  • New York Yankees

    • Dellin Betances – Felix Millan (N.Y.) LL/OLS (N.Y.) LL
    • Jacoby Ellsbury – Jefferson County (Ore.) LL
    • Edwin Encarnacion – La Romana, Dominican Republic
    • Didi Gregorious – Pabao LL (Willemstad, Curacao)
    • 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.)
    • CC Sabathia – North Vallejo (Calif.) LL
    • Giancarlo Stanton – Tujunga (Calif.) LL
    • Stephen Tarpley – Gilbert (Ariz.) American LL
  • Oakland Athletics

    • Ryan Buchter – Blackwood (N.J.) Kiwanis LL
    • Matt Chapman – Lake Forest (Calif.) LL
    • Jharel Cotton – St. Thomas LL (USVI)
    • 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
    • Jurickson Profar – Pabao LL (Willemstead, Curacao) – 2004 LLBWS
    • Lou Trivino – Pennridge (Pa.) LL
  • Seattle Mariners

    • Felix Hernandez – Flor Amarillo LL (Venezuela)
    • Erasmo Ramirez – San Salvador, El Salvador
    • Domingo Santana – U.S. Virgin Islands
    • Justus Sheffield – Tullahoma (Tenn.) National LL – 2009 LLB SE Regional
  • Tampa Bay Rays

    • Jose De Leon – Isabela, Puerto Rico
    • Matt Duffy – Long Beach, Calif.
    • 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
    • Freddy Galvis – Paraguana (Venezuela) LL – 2006 SLBWS
    • Randal Grichuk – Lamar National LL (Rosenberg, Texas) – 2003, 2005 LLBWS
    • Nick Kingham – Peccole LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    • Justin Smoak – Goose Creek, S.C.
    • Devon Travis – East Boyton Beach (Fla.) 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
    • Matt Joyce – North Brandon (Fla.) LL
    • Brian McCann – League Six LL (Huntingdon, W.V.)
    • Mark Melancon
    • Sean Newcomb – Middleboro (Mass.) LL
    • Chad Sobotka – Sarasota (Fla.) American LL
    • Julio Teheran – Comfenalco LL (Cartagena, Colombia)
    • Touki Toussaint – Coral Springs (Fla.) American LL
  • Chicago Cubs

    • Kris Bryant – Peccole LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    • Steve Cishek – Falmouth (Mass.) LL
    • Carlos Gonzalez – Maracaibo (Venezuela) LL
    • Manager Joe Maddon – Hazleton (Pa.) LL
    • Jose Quintana – Arjona, Colombia
    • Anthony Rizzo – Parkland (Fla.) LL
  • Cincinnati Reds

    • Tucker Barnhart – Brownsburg (Ind.) LL
    • Amir Garrett – East Barstow (Va.) LL
    • Jared Hughes – San Marino (Calif.) National LL – 1996 Calif. District 17 Champion
    • Michael Lorenzen – East Anaheim (Calif.) LL
    • Sal Romano – Southington (Conn.) North LL
  • Colorado Rockies

    • Tyler Anderson – Red Rock LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    • 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
    • Rich Hill – Milton (Mass.) American 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

    • Curtis Granderson – Lynwood (Ill.) LL
    • Yadiel Rivera – Caguas, Puerto Rico
  • Milwaukee Brewers

    • Alex Claudio – Juncos, Puerto Rico
    • Mike Moustakas – Northridge City (Calif.) LL
    • Travis Shaw – Conejo Valley (Calif.) LL
    • 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
    • Gavin Cecchini – South Lake Charles (La.) LL – 2006 LLBWS
    • Rajai Davis – Willimantic (Conn.) LL
    • Edwin Diaz – Naguabo, Puerto Rico
    • Todd Frazier – Toms River (N.J.) East American LL – 1998 LLBWS
    • Jed Lowrie – Parrish LL (Salem, Ore.)
    • Tomas Nido – Torrimar LL (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico)
    • T.J. Rivera – Throgs Neck (N.Y.) LL
    • Paul Sewald – Peccole LL (Las Vegas, Nev.)
    • Zack Wheeler – Smyrna (Ga.) LL
    • David Wright (Special Advisor) – Green Run LL (Chesapeake, Va.)
  • Philadelphia Phillies

    • Jake Arrieta – Plano (Texas) Baseball Association
    • Jay Bruce – Amelia (Texas) LL
    • Dylan Cozens – Mountain View LL (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
    • Scott Kingery – Ahwatukee (Ariz.) LL – 2006 LLBWS
    • Zach Eflin – Oviedo (Fla.) LL
    • Cesar Hernandez – Venezuela
    • Odubel Herrera – Venezuela
    • Brad Miller – Windermere (Fla.) LL
    • Pat Neshek – American LL (Brooklyn Center, Minn.) – Brother played in 1994 LLBWS
    • Nick Pivetta – Layritz LL (Victoria, B.C., Canada)
    • Vince Velasquez – Pomona (Calif.) LL
    • Nick Williams – West Isle LL (Galveston, Texas
  • 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.)
  • San Francisco Giants

    • Bruce Bochy – Baileys Crossroads National LL (Falls Church, Va.)
    • 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

    • Matt Adams – Phillipsburg (Pa.) Osceola LL
    • Howie Kendrick – Callahan (Fla.) LL
    • Andrew Stevenson – Lafayette (La.) LL – 2005 LLBWS
    • Trea Turner – West Boynton Beach (Fla.) LL
    • Ryan Zimmerman – Virginia Beach LL