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Major Leaguers Played in LLBWS

Current and Former Major Leaguers who have Played in the Little League Baseball World Series

There have been a total of 64 confirmed graduates of the Little League Baseball® World Series that have gone on to play at the highest level of baseball, including a number of today’s current stars. Below is a list of the stars who have had the opportunity to play at the Little League® International Complex in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and on the world’s biggest stage in Major League Baseball.

* Denotes player participated in the Little League and Major League World Series
** Denotes player participated in the Little League World Series, College World Series, and Major League World Series

NOTE: If you know of a notable Little League graduate that is missing from this listing, please fill out our Little League Alumni Submission Form.

LLBWS - MLB Player

  • 1953 & 1954 - Jim Barbieri*

    LLBWS: ’53, ‘54 (National LL, Schenectady, N.Y.)
    MLB: ‘66 (Los Angeles)

    Jim Barbieri
  • 1954 - Carl Taylor

    LLBWS: ‘54 (Orange LL, Lakeland, Fla.)
    MLB: ‘68-73 (Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Kansas City)

    Carl Taylor
  • 1954 - Ken Hubbs

    LLBWS: ‘54 (Lions Club LL, Colton, Calif.)
    MLB: ‘61-63 (Chicago Cubs)

    Ken Hubbs
  • 1954 - Billy Connors

    LLBWS: ‘54 (National LL, Schenectady, N.Y.)
    MLB: ‘66-68 (Chicago Cubs, N.Y. Mets)

    Billy Connors
  • 1954 - Boog Powell*

    LLBWS: ‘54 (Orange LL, Lakeland, Fla.)
    MLB: ‘61-77 (Baltimore, Cleveland, Los Angeles)

    Boog Powell
  • 1958 - Keith Lampard

    LLBWS: ‘58 (Rose City LL, Portland, Ore.)
    MLB: ‘69-70 (Houston)

    Keith Lampard
  • 1958 - Rick Wise*

    LLBWS: ‘58 (Rose City LL, Portland, Ore.)
    MLB: ‘64-82 (Philadelphia, St. Louis, Boston, Cleveland, San Diego)

    Rick Wise
  • 1958 - Hector Torres

    LLBWS: ‘58 (Industrial LL, Monterrey, Mexico)
    MLB: ‘68-77 (Houston, Chicago Cubs, Montreal, San Diego, Toronto)

    Hector Torres
  • 1962 - Larvell Blanks

    LLBWS: ‘62 (Val Verde County LL, Del Rio, Texas)
    MLB: ‘72-80 (Atlanta, Cleveland, Texas)

    Larvell Blanks
  • 1967 - Bobby Mitchell

    LLBWS: ‘67 (Northridge City LL, Northridge, Calif.)
    MLB: ‘80-83 (Los Angeles, Minnesota)

    Bobby Mitchell
  • 1968 - Jim Pankovits

    LLBWS: ‘68 (Tuckahoe LL, Richmond, Va.)
    MLB: ‘84-90 (Houston, Boston)

    Jim Pankovits
  • 1969 - Carney Lansford*

    LLBWS: ‘69 (Briarwood LL, Santa Clara, Calif.)
    MLB: ‘78-92 (California, Boston, Oakland)

    Carney Lansford
  • 1970 - Ben Hayes

    LLBWS: ‘70 (Weisbaden (Germany) LL)
    MLB: ‘82-83 (Cincinnati)

    Ben Hayes
  • 1971 - Lloyd McClendon

    LLBWS: ‘71 (Anderson LL, Gary, Ind.)
    MLB: ‘87-94 (Cincinnati, Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh)

    Lloyd McClendon
  • 1973 - Ed Vosberg**

    LLBWS: ‘73 (Cactus LL, Tucson, Ariz.)
    College: Arizona (‘80)
    MLB: ‘86,90, ‘94-97, ‘99-02 (San Diego, San Francisco, Oakland, Texas, Florida, Arizona, Philadelphia, Montreal)

    Ed Vosberg
  • 1975 - Vance Lovelace

    LLBWS: ‘75 (Belmont Heights LL, Tampa, Fla.)
    MLB: ‘88-90 (California, Seattle)

    Vance Lovelace
  • 1977 - Charlie Hayes*

    LLBWS: ‘77 (Hub City LL, Hattiesburg, Miss.)
    MLB: ‘88-01 (San Francisco, Philadelphia, N.Y. Yankees, Colorado, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Houston)

    Charlie Hayes
  • 1978 - Dave Veres

    LLBWS: ‘78 (Torrejon Air Base, Madrid, Spain)
    MLB: ‘94-03 (Houston, Montreal, Colorado, St. Louis, Chicago Cubs)

    Dave Veres
  • 1978 - Erik A. Johnson

    LLBWS: ‘78 (San Ramon Valley LL, Danville, Calif.)
    MLB: ‘93-94 (San Francisco)

    Erik Johnson
  • 1979 - George Tsamis

    LLBWS: ‘79 (Campbell LL, Campbell, Calif.)
    MLB: ‘93 (Minnesota)

    George Tsamis
  • 1980 - Gary Sheffield*

    LLBWS: ‘80 (Belmont Heights LL, Tampa, Fla.)
    MLB: ‘88-09 (Milwaukee, San Diego, Florida, Los Angeles, Atlanta, N.Y. Yankees, Detroit, N.Y. Mets)

    Gary Sheffield
  • 1980 & 1981 - Derek Bell*

    LLBWS: ‘80-81 (Belmont Heights LL, Tampa, Fla.)
    MLB: ‘91-01 (Toronto, San Diego, Houston, N.Y. Mets, Pittsburgh)

    Derek Bell
  • 1981 - Dan Wilson

    LLBWS: ‘81 (Barrington LL, Barrington, Ill.)
    MLB: ‘92-05 (Cincinnati, Seattle)

    Dan Wilson
  • 1982 - Wilson Alvarez

    LLBWS: ‘82 (Coquivacoa LL, Maracaibo, Venezuela)
    MLB: ‘89-05 (Texas, Chicago White Sox, San Francisco, Tampa Bay, LA Dodgers)

    Wilson Alvarez
  • 1983 - Marc Pisciotta

    LLBWS: ‘83 (East Marietta National, Marietta, Ga.)
    MLB: ‘97-99 (Chicago Cubs, Kansas City)

    Marc Pisciotta
  • 1984 - Jason Varitek**

    LLBWS: ‘84 (Almonte Springs National LL, Almonte Springs, Fla.)
    College: Georgia Tech (‘94)
    MLB: ‘97-11 (Boston)

    Jason Varitek
  • 1985 - Jim Brower

    LLBWS: ‘85 (East Tonka LL, Minnetonka, Minn.)
    MLB: ‘99-07 (Cleveland, Cincinnati, Montreal, San Francisco, Atlanta, San Diego, Baltimore, N.Y. Yankees)

    Jim Brower
  • 1985 - David Cortes

    LLBWS: ’85 (Mexicali LL, Mexicali, Mexico)
    MLB: ’99, ’03, ’05-06 (Atlanta, Cleveland, Colorado)

    David Cortes
  • 1989 - Kevin Cash

    LLBWS: ‘89 (Northside LL, Tampa, Fla.)
    MLB: ‘02-05, ‘07-’10. (Toronto, Tampa Bay, Boston, N.Y. Yankees, Houston)

    Kevin Cash
  • 1990 - Jason Bay

    LLBWS: ‘90 (Trail LL, Trail, B.C.)
    MLB: ‘03-’13 (San Diego, Pittsburgh, Boston, N.Y. Mets, Seattle)

    Jason Bay
  • 1990 - Chin-Feng Chen

    LLBWS: ‘90 (San-Hua LL, Tainan County, Chinese Taipei)
    MLB: ‘02-05 (Los Angeles)

    Chin-Feng Chen
  • 1991 - Jason Marquis*

    LLBWS: ‘91 (South Shore American, Staten Island, N.Y.)
    MLB: ‘00-13, ’15. (Atlanta, St. Louis, Chicago Cubs, Colorado, Washington, Arizona, Minnesota, San Diego, Cincinnati)

    Jason Marquis
  • 1991 - Brian Esposito

    LLBWS: ’91 (South Shore American LL, Staten Island, N.Y.)
    MLB: ’07, ’10 (St. Louis, Houston)

    Brian Esposito
  • 1992 & 1993 - Sean Burroughs

    LLBWS: ‘92-93 (Long Beach LL, Long Beach Calif.)
    MLB: ‘02-06, ‘11-’12. (San Diego, Tampa Bay, Arizona, Minnesota)

    Sean Burroughs
  • 1994 - Guillermo Quiroz

    LLBWS: ‘94 (Coquivacoa LL, Maracaibo, Venezuela)
    MLB: ‘04-10 (Toronto, Seattle, Texas, Baltimore)

    Guillermo Quiroz
  • 1994 - Yusmeiro Petit*

    LLBWS: ‘94 (Coquivacoa LL, Maracaibo, Venezuela)
    MLB: ‘06-pres. (Florida, Arizona, San Francisco, Washington, Anaheim, Oakland)

    Yusmeiro Petit
  • 1995 - Jeff Frazier

    LLBWS: ‘95 (Toms River American LL, Toms River, N.J.)
    MLB: ‘10 (Detroit)

    Jeff Frazier
  • 1996 - Jeff Clement

    LLBWS: ‘96 (Marshalltown National LL, Marshalltown, Iowa)
    MLB: ‘07-10, ’12 (Seattle, Pittsburgh)

    Jeff Clement
  • 1996 - Clete Thomas

    LLBWS: ‘96 (R. L. Turner LL, Panama City, Fla.)
    MLB: ‘08-09, ‘12-13 (Detroit, Minnesota)

    Clete Thomas
  • 1996 - Adam Loewen

    LLBWS: ‘96 (Kennedy-Surrey LL, Surrey, B.C.)
    MLB: ‘06-’08, ’15-16 (Baltimore, Philadelphia, Arizona)

    Adam Loewen
  • 1997 - Lastings Milledge

    LLBWS: ‘97 (Manatee G.T. Brey East LL, Bradenton, Fla.)
    MLB: ‘06-11 (N.Y. Mets, Washington, Pittsburgh, Chicago White Sox)

    Lastings Millidge
  • 1998 - Todd Frazier

    LLBWS: ‘98 (Toms River American LL, Toms River, N.J.)
    MLB: ‘11-’21 (Cincinnati, N.Y. Yankees, N.Y. Mets, Texas, Pittsburgh)

    Todd Frazier
  • 1999 - Lance Lynn*

    LLBWS: ‘99 (Brownsburg LL, Brownsburg, Ind.)
    MLB: ‘11-pres. (St. Louis, Minnesota, N.Y. Yankees, Texas, Chicago White Sox)

    Lance Lynn
  • 1999 - Stephen Fife

    LLBWS: ’99 (South Central Boise LL, Boise, Idaho)
    MLB: ’12-’15 (L.A. Dodgers)

    Stephen Fife
  • 1999 - Colby Rasmus

    LLBWS: ‘99 (Phenix City National, Phenix City, Ala.)
    MLB: ‘09-18 (St. Louis, Toronto, Houston, Tampa Bay, Baltimore)

    Colby Rasmus
  • 1999 - Cory Rasmus

    LLBWS: ‘99 (Phenix City National, Phenix City, Ala.)
    MLB: ‘13-16. (Atlanta, Anaheim)

    Cory Rasmus
  • 1999 - Michael Saunders

    LLBWS: ‘99 (Gordon Head LL, Victoria, British Columbia)
    MLB: ‘09-17 (Seattle, Toronto, Philadelphia, Kansas City)

    Michael Saunders
  • 2001 - Francisco Peña

    LLBWS: ‘01 (Rolando Paulino LL, Bronx, N.Y.)
    MLB: ‘14-18 (Kansas City, Baltimore, St. Louis)

    Francisco Pena
  • 2001 - Ruben Tejada

    LLBWS: ‘01 (Activo 20-30 LL, Santiago, Panama)
    MLB: ‘10-pres. (N.Y. Mets, St. Louis, San Francisco, Baltimore)

    Ruben Tejada
  • 2003 - Devon Travis

    LLBWS: ‘03 (East Boynton Beach LL, Boynton Beach, Fla.)
    MLB: ‘15-’18. (Toronto)

    Devon Travis
  • 2003 - Brady Rodgers

    LLBWS: ’03 (Lamar LL, Richmond, Texas)
    MLB: ’16-pres. (Houston)

    Brady Rodgers
  • 2003 & 2004 - Randal Grichuk

    LLBWS: ‘03, ’04 (Lamar National LL, Richmond, Texas)
    MLB: ‘14-pres. (St. Louis, Toronto)

    Randall Grichuk
  • 2004 - Michael Conforto**

    LLBWS: ‘04 (Redmond North LL, Redmond, Wash.)
    College: Oregon State (’13)
    MLB: ‘15-pres. (N.Y. Mets)

    Michael Conforto
  • 2004 - Christian Bethancourt

    LLBWS: ‘04 (Curundu LL, Panama City, Panama)
    MLB: ‘13-17 (Atlanta, San Diego)

    Christian Bethancourt
  • 2004 - Jurickson Profar

    LLBWS: ‘04 (Pabao LL, Willemstad, Curacao)
    MLB: ‘12-13, ’16-pres. (Texas; Oakland)

    Jurickson Profar
  • 2004 - Jonathan Schoop

    LLBWS: ‘04 (Pabao LL, Willemstad, Curacao)
    MLB: ‘13-pres. (Baltimore, Milwaukee, Minnesota, Detroit)

    Jonathan Schoop
  • 2005 - Max Moroff

    LLBWS: ‘05 (Maitland LL, Maitland, Fla.)
    MLB: ‘16-pres. (Pittsburgh, Cleveland, St. Louis)

    Max Moroff
  • 2005 - Andrew Stevenson

    LLBWS: ’05 (Lafayette LL, Lafayette, La.)
    MLB: ‘17-pres. (Washington)

    Andrew Stevenson
  • 2006 - Jace Fry

    LLBWS: ‘06 (Murrayhill LL, Beaverton, Ore.)
    MLB: ‘19-pres. (Chicago White Sox)

    Jace Fry
  • 2006 - Gavin Cecchini

    LLBWS: ‘06 (South Lake Charles LL, Lake Charles, La.)
    MLB: ‘16-pres. (N.Y. Mets)

  • 2006 - Scott Kingery

    LLBWS: ‘06 (Ahwatukee American LL, Phoenix, Ariz.)
    MLB: ‘18-pres. (Philadelphia)

    Scott Kingery
  • 2007 - Cody Bellinger*

    LLBWS: ‘07 (Chandler National LL, Chandler, Ariz.)
    MLB: ‘17-pres. (Los Angeles Dodgers)

    Cody Bellinger
  • 2007 - Cooper Hummel

    LLBWS: ‘07 (Lake Oswego LL, Lake Oswego, Ore.)
    MLB: ‘22-pres. (Arizona Diamondbacks)

    Cooper Hummel
  • 2011 - Yonny Hernandez

    LLBWS: ‘11 (Gran Maracay (Venezuela) LL)
    MLB: ‘21-pres. (Texas)