Dan Quayle, who has made it to the big leagues of politics, is about to be inducted into the Little League Hall of Excellence.
"He's the first Little League graduate to be vice president," Little League spokesman Steve Keener said.Induction ceremonies will be held Dec. 6 in Washington. Quayle plans to donate his old glove to the Little League Museum in Williamsport, Pa.
"Vice President Quayle was selected for this prestigious distinction on his qualifications as a leader, role model for children and his commitment to excellence," Little League President Creighton J. Hale said.
Quayle played baseball for the Herald-Press newspaper team in the Hoosier Little League of Huntington, Ind., in the mid-1950s.