Famous Little League Graduates

From Vice President Joe Biden to Hollywood stars Adam Sandler and Danny DeVito, a look at some of the most famous Little League graduates.

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Actor Tom Selleck attends the 35th Annual "Hollywood Stars Night" Celebrity Baseball Game on August 22, 1992 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.
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From Vice President Joe Biden to Hollywood stars Adam Sandler and Danny DeVito, a look at some of the most famous Little League graduates. Here, George W. Bush poses in his baseball uniform, Spring 1954. Bush started playing Little League in 1955 as catcher at Cubs of the Central Little League in Midland, Texas. Click to see more.
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Vice President Joe Biden meets with the Chula Vista, Calif. Little League World Series Champions after their 6-3 win over Taoyuan, Taiwan in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009. Biden started Little League as an 8-year-old playing shortstop for the Green Ridge Little League in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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The adorable 12-year-old boy in suspenders on the left is Kurt Russell, who received an autographed baseball from San Francisco Giants outfielder Willie McCovey at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, Calif., on September 3, 1963. Russell was both a little league graduate and a minor league ballplayer, who joined the Class A Bend Rainbows of the Northwest League in 1971. He moved up to the Texas League in 1973 before a rotator cuff injury ended his baseball career.
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Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani attempts to connect for a hit as he takes a few swings while visiting the Texas Rangers during batting practice prior to a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007. Giuliani was born in Brooklyn and played in the Garden City South Little League in Long Island.
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Actor Bryan Cranston reacts to his ceremonial first pitch before the game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on July 26, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Cranston, an avid baseball fan, told Parade magazine, "The lessons learned in Little League are phenomenal for kids."
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Star quarterback Tom Brady is seen on June 14, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda needs the help of the bench to even out a photo of himself with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of the Los Angeles Lakers, right, and actor Jack Lemmon, lower left, at a Dodgers-Celebrity baseball exhibition game at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, July 17, 1983. Several dozen celebrities and sports figures from other sports participated.
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Heisman Trophy winner, and former New England Patriot, Doug Flutie throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday Sept. 19, 2006.
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Actor Danny DeVito greets Nick Punto #7 of the Los Angeles Dodgers after a 4-2 win over the New York Mets at Dodger Stadium on August 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
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Super Bowl XLIV MVP Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints plays with his son Baylen prior to the the New York Yankees game against the New York Mets on June 20, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.
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Skateboarder Tony Hawk throws out the first pitch prior to the baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Florida Marlins on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, in San Diego.
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Future NFL quarterback John Elway of Stanford University competes in an NCAA baseball game played at Sunken Diamond stadium in April 1981 in Palo Alto, California. John Elway played baseball and football at Stanford.
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The "Filed of Dreams" actor Kevin Costner is also a little league graduate. Here, he attends the 33rd Annual "Hollywood Stars Night" Celebrity Baseball Game on August 18, 1990 at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.
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Vice President Dan Quayle throws out the first pitch in the last home opener at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, April 8, 1991. The Orioles were playing the Chicago White Sox.
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Actor Adam Sandler throws out the ceremonial first pitch in honor of his new film before the start of the game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on May 28, 2005 in the Bronx borough of New York City.
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Actress Julia Stiles attends batting practice for Project A.L.S. at Shea Stadium on June 3, 2005 in the Flushing neighborhood of Queens, New York City. Project A.L.S. is a not-for-profit organization working to find and fund treatments and a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
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Actor Tom Selleck attends the 35th Annual "Hollywood Stars Night" Celebrity Baseball Game on August 22, 1992 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.
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