2012 Little League Baseball World Series Photo Gallery

August 27, 2012
2012 Little League Baseball World Series Champions, Toyko, Japan.

The 2012 Little League Baseball World Series was yet another exciting series.  Congratulations to the World Series Champions Toyko, Japan and the runner up Goodlettsville, TN.  Look back at some of the action from the entire series.

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Little League mascot Dugout meeting the fans.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Parents and fans show their support for the 2012 Europe Champions, Ramstein Air Base, Germany. (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Enthusiastic fans showing their support of Taoyuan Taiwan.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
One of the more popular past times at the series is sliding down the hill on cardboard.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Former Major League Baseball pitcher and now ESPN analyst Orel Hershiser preparing for ESPN's Baseball Tonight telecast.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Little League fans getting free samples of Frosted Flakes from Kellogg's workers.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Goodlettsville, TN player stretching out prior to game play.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Field prep is under way.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Cole Carter from the 2012 Southeast Champions, Goodlettsville, TN cracks a base hit.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Luke Brown from the 2012 Southeast Champions, Goodlettsville, TN attempts to score in the first inning but was thrown out at the plate.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Ryan Lyle from Goodlettsville, TN is greeted at home plate by his teammates after his 2 run home run in the second inning.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Swing and miss.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
A meeting at the mound for the team from Kearney, NE, 2012 Midwest Champions.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Team Mexico at bat.  This game was an exciting one and lasted 3 hours and 1 minute and ended with a 13-9 victory for team Canada.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Team Mexico at bat.  This game was an exciting one and lasted 3 hours and 1 minute and ended with a 13-9 victory for team Canada.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Gerardo Moreno from team Mexico is greeted at home plate after his 2 run home run in the bottom of the second inning.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico fans rally support for their team.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Team Mexico at bat.  This game was an exciting one and lasted 3 hours and 1 minute and ended with a 13-9 victory for team Canada.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Making a run for second base on a base hit.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Players from Parsippany, New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic Champions receiving their Little League World Series awards prior to the start of the game.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Doing a little dancing with Little League Mascot Dugout, Southwest Champions San Antonio, Texas gets the crowd ready for a great game.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Jordan Cardenas from Southwest Champions San Antonio, Texas cracks a home run in the bottom of the first inning.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Emil Matti of the Mid-Atlantic Champions Parsippany, New Jersey throws a strike.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
A great play at first base by Vinny Prezioso of the Mid-Atlantic Champions Parsippany, New Jersey team.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Got just a piece of it... foul ball!  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Nearly a great play at the plate.  Tyler Vitt from Southwest Champions San Antonio, Texas slides under the tag and is safe at home.  Tyler ran all the bases after an error in the field allowed him to score.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia vs. Latin America, Aguadulce, Panama game play. (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia vs. Latin America, Aguadulce, Panama game play. (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Team warm-ups, Southwest vs. Great Lakes.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Blake Osborne from Goodlettsville, TN recites the Little League Pledge prior to the start of the game.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Goodlettsville, TN bats come alive.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
A meeting at the mound for the coach and team of Petaluma, CA  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Porter Slate from Petaluma, CA slides in safe at third base.
A great play at first base for Goodlettsville, TN as Jonathan Seals digs one out.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Brock Myers from Goodlettsville, TN winds up for a called strike.
Blake Osborne from Goodlettsville, TN collides with Petaluma, California's catcher at the plate.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Blake Osborne from Goodlettsville, TN collides with Petaluma, California's catcher at the plate.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Blake Osborne from Goodlettsville, TN collides with Petaluma, California's catcher at the plate.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Blake Osborne from Goodlettsville, TN collides with Petaluma, California's catcher at the plate.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Quinton Gago completes the out at first for Petaluma, CA  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Goodlettsville, TN players waiting for the pitch.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Porter Slate of the Petaluma, CA team runs towards his awaiting teammates after hitting a home run in the bottom of the 5th inning.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Brock Myers of Goodlettsville, TN connects on 2 run home run in the top of the 6th inning.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
A very willing dad and Little League fan having some fun while taking in all the exciting action at Volunteer Stadium.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
The teams from Lugazi, Uganda and Gresham, Oregon have some fun together prior to their consolation game on Tuesday.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Connecting for a base hit.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Got a little of it... "Foul Ball!"  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Ripping a base hit.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
The wind up.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Making a great play along the first base line.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Putting everything in to that swing.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Initially called out on the play, after further review the call was reversed as the runner clearly stepped on the bag prior to the balls arrival.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Attempting to score, the runner was thrown out at home plate.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Sliding in safely at second base.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Safe at second base.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Taking a timeout to regroup.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Thrown out trying to get back to first base.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
The team from Lugazi, Uganda waves to the cheering crowd after their one win during the Little League World Series.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
This sums it up best... two teams from different places on earth celebrating the game of baseball and having fun.  While no championship title was on the line, these young ball players played like it was the championship and gave the spectators one heck of a game to watch.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
ESPN reporter Jenn Brown having a laugh.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Aguadulce, Panama team dancing with Dugout during pregame festivities.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Out of the way just in time.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Say goodbye to that one... this home run shot went half way up the hill.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Teammates celebrate after the home run.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Rounding the bases after a second home run blast.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Safe at third base.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
A little Little League fan gets to run the bases with "Super Dugout."  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
"Super Dugout" signing autographs for the fans.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Fly out.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Connecting for a base hit.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Attempting to turn two... runner out a second!  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Sliding safely in to third.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
"Yer out!"  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Players and coaches congratulate each other at the end of the game.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Giving their respects to Little League founder Carl Stotz.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Scenes from the Little League World Series.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Enjoying a cold beverage on a hot day.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Time to wake up young man, it's game time.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Making the playing field perfect for play.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Shun Oshima recites the Little League Pledge.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Kotaro Kiyomiya hits his first of two home runs.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Congratulations at the plate.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Satoru Aoyama has a happy face after hitting his home run.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Sliding in safely.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Panama fans showing their support.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Yuta Ishida winds up for the pitch.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Ripping a base hit.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Base hit.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Safe at second.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Great play for Panama as the runner is thrown out at first.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Japan scores another run.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
ESPN providing great TV coverage.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
A leaping slide in to home... safe!  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
"Dugout" doing a little surfing.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Laying down a bunt.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Tag just a little late.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Gets a piece for a base hit.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Throwing the fastball.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
And here comes the pitch.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Need to dry off the pitching hand.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
You played your very best young man.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Even the adults enjoy taking a ride down the hill.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Getting some good speed down the hill.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Goodlettsville, TN players getting a little TV time.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Player introductions.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Honoring the 1962 Little League World Champions.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
Both teams enjoying a little fun before the first pitch.  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
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2012 Little League Baseball World Series Photo Gallery
Taking home a little dirt and grass from Howard J. Lamade Stadium  (Photo by Michael Blackwell)
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