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

More than 50 graduates of the Little League Baseball World Series 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 on both Howard J. Lamade Stadium 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

Wilson Alvarez

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

Jim Barbieri *

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

Jason Bay

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

Cody Bellinger *

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

Derek Bell *

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

Christian Betancourt

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

Larvell Blanks

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

Sean Burroughs

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

Kevin Cash

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

Gavin Cecchini

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

Chin-Feng Chen

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

Jeff Clement

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

Billy Connors

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

Michael Conforto**

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

Stephen Fife

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

Jeff Frazier

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

Todd Frazier

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

Randal Grichuk

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

Charlie Hayes *

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

Ken Hubbs

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

Erik A. Johnson

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

Scott Kingery

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

Keith Lampard

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

Adam Loewen

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

Carney Lansford *

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

Vance Lovelace

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

Lance Lynn *

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

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)

Lloyd McClendon

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

Lastings Milledge

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

Bobby Mitchell

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

Max Moroff

LLBWS: ‘05 (Maitland LL, Maitland, Fla.)
MLB: ‘07-pres. (Pittsburgh, Cleveland)

Jim Pankovits

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

Yusmeiro Petit *

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

Marc Pisciotta

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

Boog Powell *

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

Jurickson Profar

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

Guillermo Quiroz

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

Colby Rasmus

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

Cory Rasmus

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

Brady Rodgers

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

Michael Saunders

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

Jonathan Schoop

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

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)

Andrew Stevenson

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

Carl Taylor

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

Ruben Tejada

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

Clete Thomas

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

Hector Torres

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

Devon Travis

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

George Tsamis

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

Jason Varitek **

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

Dave Veres

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

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)

Dan Wilson

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

Rick Wise *

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

 

NOTE: If you know of a Little League Baseball World Series graduates that went on to play in the Major Leagues, 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.