Belmont Heights Little League: Major League Baseball’s past — and future

Several members from the Belmont Heights Little League Baseball major league squad on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Former players and coaches from the Belmont Heights Little League program are playing in the Belmont Heights Celebrity Softball game on July 8, 2017. The storied Belmont Heights Little League has produced over 35 African-American baseball players in the Major Leagues such as standouts like Dwight Gooden, Gary Sheffield, Floyd Youmans, Carl Everett, Vance Lovelace and more. OCTAVIO JONES | Times

By Octavio Jones and Alessandra Da Pra, Times Staff Photographers

Published: July 7, 2017

The storied Belmont Heights Little League has produced over 35 African-American baseball players in the Major Leagues. Former players and coaches from the program are playing in the Belmont Heights Celebrity Softball game on Saturday, July 8. Some of players include Dwight Gooden, Gary Sheffield, Floyd Youmans, Carl Everett and Vance Lovelace among others.

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