“Pin-Up” of the Week: Alien vs. Predator Little League PA District Pin

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Its fascinating to see what characters will popup on Little League pins.  Especially when it comes to the individual districts.  They seem to be able to use anything they want.  I’ve seen them use some pretty violent characters like The Punisher, Deadpool, and the evil Mr. Peanut.

A few years ago a district from Pennsylvania made a batch of pins featuring the Predator strangling an Alien.  As crazy as these pins can get, they almost always have a baseball twist to them.  As you can see, the Alien has a baseball on the tip of it’s tail.  Demand for these pins are really all over the place.  They can sell for $8.00 all the way to $45.00.

The 2016 Little League World Series takes place in South Williamsport on 8/18 to 8/28.  We still don’t know what the official 2016 Little League World Series logo looks like.  I’m sure they’ll unveil it soon.

On a side note, I read earlier this week that Arnold Schwarzenegger could possibly be returning for the next Predator movie.  His character Major Alan “Dutch” Schaefer hasn’t been seen since the original film.

“Pin-Up” of the Week: Pete Rose District 4L2 California Lions Club Pin

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Batman vs. Joker.  Superman vs. Lex Luther.  Pete Rose vs. MLB.  These are three foes that will be against one another for the rest of time.

In my opinion, Pete Rose should be inducted into the Hall of Fame.  Sure he signed the documents agreeing to what Major League Baseball wanted to do.  Should have he and his lawyers read the paperwork better?  Absolutely.  But considering all the crap athletes get into today, betting on baseball doesn’t seem all that bad.

The district 4L2 Lions Club from California issued a seven pin set of athletes.  The set includes Mario Andretti, John McEnroe, Wayne Gretzky, Jack Nicklaus, Larry Bird, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Pete Rose.  About 500 sets were produced. Why did the Lions Club make these?  Most likely they sold them as a fundraiser.  Lions Club pins can be quite collectible.

A set of seven pins was up for sale not too long ago with an asking price of $350.00.  It sold for an undisclosed amount.

“Pin-Up” of the Week: Thor Dist. 7 Salem, Oregon Little League Pin


The Little League World Series is known for their pins.  Various districts have pins made.  This one comes from District 7 out of Salem, Oregon and features a white-caped Thor.  Collectors can find these floating on eBay for about $2.00 a piece.

This Friday, Thor makes its way into theaters.  I’m looking forward to seeing it.

One Complicated Pin

The 2010 Little League World Series may be over, but its pins are still on fire.  Many of these new and unique pieces are just finding their way onto eBay, and the one pictured below is a great example.  District pins are always highly desirable and this one from California District 80 is something all sports pin collectors would like to own.  It is made up of 19 smaller pins, and the wheels actually spin and tilt.  Your not going to find a lot of these floating around, but I saw this one up for sale and just thought it was amazing.  It recently was purchased for $125.00 (not by me).