Thursday, June 15, 2017

2017 LLBWS Video - Hall of Excellence Recipients Announced

Message From Stephen D. Keener, Little League® President and CEO

2017 LLBWS - Little League® International is proud to announce Sydney Leroux, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team forward and 2015 World Cup Champion, and Champ Pederson, an inspirational speaker and brother to Los Angeles Dodgers’ outfielder Joc Pederson, as the 2017 enshrines to the Little League Hall of Excellence, which is the highest honor that Little League can bestow.


“Sydney and Champ are two outstanding role models that exemplify what it means to be an important influence to young boys and girls around the world,” said Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and CEO. “It is an honor to welcome the both of them to Williamsport this summer to join the most elite Little League graduates as members of the Hall of Excellence.”

The enshrinement ceremony for both Sydney Leroux and Champ Pederson will take place during the 2017 Little League Baseball World Series, which will be held from August 17 to 27 in South Williamsport, Pa.