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Little League's Original Boys of Summer: 1939 Little League Teammates Share Their Story with Harry Smith on NBC Nightly News


NBC Correspondent, Harry Smith, came to the birthplace of Little League to interview six players from that first Little League season in 1939 for a segment that aired on NBC Nightly News on June 3.

Read Smith's essay on NBC.com and watch the entire segment from NBC Nightly News below.

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What is the name of the first Little League® graduate to play professional baseball?

The correct answer is D. Allen “Sonny” Yearick.

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What state each year hosts two Little League® World Series?

The correct answer is Delaware.

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On what network can you watch the majority of Little League® games each summer?

The correct answer is ESPN.

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