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January 7th - 75th Anniversary Kickoff


On January 7, to kick off the 75th Anniversary Celebrations, Little League screened a preview of “Little League: The History,” an original documentary film created by VIA Studios Global, a division of WVIA Public Media.

A panel discussion at the World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store followed, featuring Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and CEO; Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour, President of Pennsylvania College of Technology and Chairman of the Little League International Board of Directors; Lance Van Auken, Little League Vice President and Executive Director of the World of Little League; Thomas “Tuck” Frazier, a member of the 1939 inaugural team; Greg Matkosky, Documentary Producer and Director and VIA Studios Global/WVIA Creative Director for Documentary Films and Karen Stotz Myers, daughter of Little League founder Carl E. Stotz.

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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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