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Anniversary Tribute

Historical Timeline

From the very first Little League® game played in 1939 to Australia winning its way to the Little League Baseball® World Series for the first time in 2013, these are some of the highlights from nine decades of Little League.

Virtual Museum

The mission of The World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store is to educate the general public about the history, service, goals and initiatives of Little League Baseball and Softball.

Fazzino Art Project

World-renowned pop-artist, Charles Fazzino, is working with Williamsport-area students to create a one-of-a-kind work of art in celebration of Little League’s 75th Anniversary. The finished piece will be on permanent display in the World of Little League.

Documentary Highlights

Little League: A History is a one-hour WVIA Original Documentary Film, narrated by legendary baseball broadcaster, Vin Scully. The production chronicles and celebrates Little League’s 75-year contribution to American culture and to the quality of life for millions more around the world today.

Developing Major League People

Little League® is more than a youth sports organization, it’s a youth leadership program. From a U.S. president to scientists, emergency first responders to accomplished athletes and community leaders to best-selling authors, here are some of the major league people who got their start in Little League.

75th Anniversary Shop

Little League’s 75 years of success is made possible because of the millions of players, parents, volunteers and fans over the years. Celebrate our Diamond Anniversary with great 75th Anniversary Gear and show your Little League® pride.

Quiz Intro

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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