Dong Wan Sin went 2-3 and hit a home run, helping Asia-Pacific to an 8-4 victory over Great Lakes on Sunday at Lamade. He singled in the third inning and homered in the fifth inning. Hae Chan Choi got the win in relief for Asia-Pacific. Choi pitched four innings and allowed three runs.
Southwest beat Latin America 7-4 in seven innings on Saturday at Bangor, Maine behind John Doxakis, who went 2-4. He doubled in the first inning and singled in the second inning. Joe Gobillot got the win for Southwest. He allowed four runs over 5 1/3 innings. Gobillot struck out six, walked four and gave up four hits.
Asia-Pacific beat Southwest on Saturday 9-1 at Taylor, MI in seven innings. Asia-Pacific scored three runs in the seventh on Asia-Pacific scored in the seventh on an RBI single by Pei-Fong Dai, an RBI single by Yen-An Lin, and an RBI single by Li-Heng Chen.
Jordan Bernard, an RBI single by Maddie Uschock, and a walk by Stacey Walling. Natalie Lopez was hot from the plate for Latin America. Lopez went 3-4 and scored one run. She singled in the second, third, and fifth innings.
Saturday was a rough outing for Nick Croteau, but Cumberland American LL still managed to pull out a 10-6 victory over Fairfield American in six innings at Breen Field. Croteau gave up five in 4 1/3, but the bullpen surrendered one run and the offense banged out 10 to pick up the slack and secure the win for Cumberland American LL.
Mountain Ridge LL jumped out to an early lead on Pacifica American LL and captured an 11-2 victory on Saturday at Houghton Stadium. With 10 runs in the first three innings, Mountain Ridge LL left no doubt about the eventual outcome.
Pacific LL and Bend North LL traded the lead four times on Saturday, but Pacific LL ended up on top with a 6-3 win in six innings over Bend North LL. Pacific LL finally managed to grab the lead after a strong third inning. A two-run error scored Ben Grant and Tyler Durbin and gave Pacific LL the lead for good.
Saturday wasn't a banner performance for Joshua Houston, but Jackie Robinson West LL still managed to pull out a 12-7 victory over New Albany LL in six innings at Stokley Field. Houston gave up six in 3 1/3, but the bullpen surrendered one run and the offense banged out 11 to pick up the slack and secure the win for Jackie Robinson West LL.
Nichole Kirkpatrick threw a shutout to lift Central to a 5-0 win over West at Bruce Layton Field in seven innings. Central's Kirkpatrick kept West off the scoreboard for all seven innings she was on the rubber. She pitched a shutout, allowing no opposing players to cross the plate on two hits while ringing up six.
South Nashville outlasted Tuckahoe American on Friday after six lead changes, squeaking out a 9-4 win at Warner Robins, GA. South Nashville finally managed to grab the lead after a strong fifth inning. An error scored Brian Garcia and gave South Nashville the lead for good.
South Dakota - Canyon Lake LL rolled over Nebraska - Kearney LL 15-4 on Friday at Stokley Field after an eight-run rally in the fourth inning. SD-Canyon Lake LL scored in the fourth on a single by Cooper Voorhees, an RBI single by Daniel Vigoren, a two-run home run by Blake Weaver, and a three-run home run by Dylan Richey. The game was back-and-forth heading into the third, with five lead changes.
At the 68th Little League Baseball® World Series in Williamsport, Little League’s celebration of its 75th Anniversary will commence as Mike Mussina’s accomplishments on and off the baseball field will be recognized when he is enshrined in the World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum’s Hall of Excellence.
TX East - Pearland LL East's three first-inning runs built an early lead that helped bring home a 7-3 win over Louisiana - South Lake Charles LL on Wednesday at Norcross Stadium. TX East - Pearland LL East scored in the first on a two-run double by Layne Roblyer and a bases loaded walk by Joshua Gabino.
For the family of Tony and Robin Rasmus, Little League® has been a binding thread of their lives. Their four sons (Colby, Cory, Cyle, and Case) have thrived on the baseball field, all four advancing through to the collegiate and/or professional level, but it is the respect for the life lessons learned between the lines and reinforced by Mr. and Mrs.
For Ray Bernal, a lot has happened in the past five years. He became the president of San Diego American Little League; with the help of the San Diego Padres, he renovated the league’s baseball fields and added a softball field; and he nearly tripled the size of his league, adding Junior and Senior League Baseball divisions, as well as three levels of Little League Softball®.
Becoming a volunteer in 1964, Wilson has served several roles in his 50 years of service. Whether he is coaching, serving on the league’s Board of Directors, or maintaining fields, Ed Wilson constantly strives to make Midland Northeast Little League an environment for kids to learn and grow. Mr.
Juggling the busy schedules of a family of six can be challenging. However, Elizabeth (Betsy) Wilson looks at this task as the joy of motherhood. For the commitment to ensuring her children have meaningful Little League® experiences and for her dedicated volunteer work, Little League Baseball and Softball has named Mrs. Wilson the recipient of the 2014 Little League Mom of the Year Award.
It is said that giving is the greatest gift of all, and for Joni Fichter, no other statement is truer. For her generosity and dedication to making sure all children in Houston, Texas, have a meaningful Little League experience, Little League® Baseball and Softball has named Mrs. Fichter the recipient of the 2014 Little League Challenger Division® Award.
For Cole Daniels, 12, Little League® is so much more than playing baseball. Cole, a player at Montesano Little League on the Pacific Coast in Washington, is a leader at the Little League fields. With two younger brothers, he takes on the “big brother” role for not just his siblings, but for the entire league.
Southeast starter Brian Auerbach doesn't need much run-support when he is on the mound and he showed it on Wednesday at Field one against Puerto Rico. Seven strong innings by Auerbach hoisted Southeast to a 2-1 victory over Puerto Rico in seven innings.
Major League baseball players and Little League® Baseball and Softball have licensed Acton, Mass. based OYO Sports to produce collectible minifigures of current and former Major Leaguers featured in their Little League All‐Star uniforms, the parties announced today.
During the last full week of July, the 2014 Little League® Urban Initiative Baseball Camp Scholarship winners enjoyed a trip to Little League International and the opportunity to improve their skills and make their own memories.
As Little League® celebrates its 75th Anniversary at the 2014 Little League Baseball® World Series, the league representing the Caribbean Region has won its way to compete in South Williamsport. In Freeport, Bahamas, Liga Infantil y Juvenil Miguel Luzunaris from Humacao, Puerto Rico, captured the banner as Caribbean Region Champions with the 14-3 win, Elrod Hendricks West Little League from St.
Russell Athletic and Little League® today announced new uniform combinations for the 2014 Little League Baseball® World Series, created and designed specifically to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Little League. The announcement of the new uniforms continues a long-standing relationship between Russell Athletic and Little League Baseball and Softball that dates back more than 30 years.
As Little League® celebrates its 75th Anniversary at the 2014 Little League Baseball® World Series, the league representing the Europe and Africa Region has won its way to compete in South Williamsport.
As Little League celebrates its 75th Anniversary at the 2014 Little League Baseball® World Series, Seoul, South Korea, will be represented for the third time in that country’s history. In Clark, Philippines, Seoul Little League from South Korea’s capital city captured the banner as Asia-Pacific Region Champions with the 11-0 win over Hong Kong on Sunday, July 6.
As Little League celebrates its 75th Anniversary at the 2014 Little League Baseball® World Series, Tokyo’s Kitasuna Little League will be coming to Williamsport in search of its third world championship.
History was made on June 3, 2014, as the Florida Gators defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide, 6-3, winning the school’s first Women’s College Softball World Series (WCWS) Title. For Game 2, Florida manager, Tim Walton surprised everyone by not starting his ace, and Game 1 starter, Hannah Rogers, who lead the way for the Gators all year with 30 wins and an era of just 1.68.
As Little League expanded in the 1980s, some local programs were finding ways to incorporate the children with special needs in their communities. And, on June 13, 1989, the Little League Challenger Division® was officially launched at the Little League International Congress, as the organization was celebrating its 50th Anniversary.
Since Carl E. Stotz organized the first Little League season 75 years ago, the Williamsport community has been vital to the success of the organization. To celebrate the importance of the community, Little League President and CEO, Stephen D.
Lance Van Auken is the author of 'Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball.'
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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- This year, Little League Baseball® observes its diamond anniversary, and fans are celebrating with an updated book, “Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball®” and a one-hour, original documentary film, “Little League®: A History.” more»
As Little League® celebrates its 75th Anniversary, it is now known how the final celebration, the 2014 Little League Baseball® World Series, will begin. On Wednesday, June 11, at Little League Headquarter, Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and CEO, announced the pairings and schedule of this year’s Little League Baseball World Series, taking place Aug. 14-24 at Howard J.
When Carl E. Stotz organized the first Little League® season in 1938, he leaned on the Williamsport community for support. On June 6, 1939, the first Little League game was played, and the local businesses and residents played a significant role in the success of that first year. Today, 75 years later, Little League is the hallmark of more than 7,000 communities around the world.
Every year, the focus of the Little League Baseball® World Series is placed squarely on the players from the 16 teams that come to South Williamsport, and it is up to the 32 team hosts to make sure those players have a Little League® experience that lasts a lifetime. The 68th Little League Baseball World Series will be played Aug. 14-24.
Little League® announced today the 115 umpires who will be working the nine Little League World Series this summer. The premier youth baseball and softball tournament, the Little League World Series schedule kicks off with the Big League Baseball World Series in Easley, S.C.
Perth Metro Northern Little League from Western Australia has beaten 20 teams to be crowned the Little League Baseball® Australia Region Champion at the 2014 Australian Little League National Championships. The six-day event held at Tallebudgera on the Gold Coast, rounded up Sunday, June 8, with Perth Metro Northern LL defeating Manly 3-2 in a thrilling championship game.
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