Credit: Anchorage Museum, Ward Wells Collection, B1983.91.S1644.3
Little League team, 1955
In 1938, Carl Stotz founded the first organized baseball league for pre-teen boys in his hometown of Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Little League came to Anchorage in May of 1951, sponsored by the Mt. McKinley Lions Club. Games were played at the fields at 9th & C Street, still in existence today.