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2016 Little League World Series Champions
LLWS  |  Wednesday, August 31
The Little League® International Tournament yielded nine World Series Champions, with teams from the United States and abroad achieving championship accolades on the baseball and softball field.
 
2016 Little League World Series
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, August 31
With the 2016 Little League Baseball® World Series officially in the books, it is time to look back on some of the remarkable accomplishments and notable moments that occurred this August in Williamsport.
 
Mid-Atlantic Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Sunday, August 28
Ryan Harlost carried Mid-Atlantic to a 2-1 victory over Asia-Pacific on Sunday at Lamade Stadium with a strong game at the plate and on the bump.
 
Springer Family
LLBWS  |  Sunday, August 28
The Springers were recognized as the 2016 George and Barbara Bush Little League Parents of the Year with an on-field ceremony at this year’s Championship Game at the 2016 Little League Baseball® World Series.
 
Latin America Region
LLBWS  |  Sunday, August 28
Carlos Gonzalez was strong at the plate and on the hill in carrying Latin America to a 3-2 victory over Southeast on Sunday at Lamade Stadium.
 
Mid-Atlantic Region
LLBWS  |  Sunday, August 28
Maine-Endwell Little League has officially been named the 2016 Jack Losch Little League Baseball World Series Team Sportsmanship Award winner.
 
2016 International Championship Game
LLBWS  |  Sunday, August 28
After a pair of well-played games on Saturday, the Championship Game of the 2016 Little League Baseball® World Series has been set.
 
Mid-Atlantic Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 27
Michael Mancini racked up 11 strikeouts to help the Mid-Atlantic Region capture the United States Championship with a 4-2 victory over the Southeast Region.
 
Tom Coughlin
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 27
Accomplished National Football League coach and two-time Super Bowl champion, Tom Coughlin, was officially enshrined into the Little League® Hall of Excellence on Saturday, Aug. 27.
 
Asia-Pacific Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 27
Three home runs powered Asia-Pacific's offense on Saturday at Lamade Stadium. The blasts carried Asia-Pacific to a 7-2 victory in six innings over Latin America.
 
Connor Woods
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 27
While most fans of the Little League Baseball® World Series were preparing for the International and U.S. Championship Games, there was another extraordinary game played earlier in the day that brought the Little League® mission to life.
 
Mid-Atlantic vs. Southeast
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 27
After a day of rest and recuperation, Maine-Endwell Little League took to the practice field to prepare for Saturday’s U.S. Championship contest versus Goodlettsville.
 
Latin America vs. Asia-Pacific
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 27
The final four teams are set in Williamsport. Saturday, an International champion and a United States champion will be crowned, and go on to play for the World Championship on Sunday.
 
Southeast Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Friday, August 26
The International and United States Championship Games will both be decided on Saturday, August 27 on Lamade Stadium. Both games will be televised on ABC.
 
Lamade Stadium
LLBWS  |  Friday, August 26
As the Little League Baseball® World Series heads into its championship weekend and gets closer to crowning a Little League® World Series Champion, fans continue to stream into South Williamsport, Pa.
 
Latin America and Europe-Africa Regions
LLBWS  |  Friday, August 26
Even though the Latin America and Europe-Africa Regions of Little League® feature dramatically different cultures and backgrounds, they share various similarities in instituting baseball and softball programs for children and communities.
 
Southeast Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 25
Great Lakes jumped out to an early lead, but was unable to hold on and lost 8-4 to Southeast on Thursday. A grand slam by Zach McWilliams gave Southeast the lead in the fourth inning.
 
Crossover Game - Original Field
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 25
While Stotz Field has invited World Series teams play on this special field since the tournament moved across the Susquehanna River, this marked the first time since the teams from Monterrey, Mexico won back-to-back Championships in 1957 and 1958 that Little Leaguers from outside of the United States had taken the field.
 
Asia-Pacific Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 25
Thursday was a great day for Seum Kwon, as he clubbed two home runs to carry Asia-Pacific to a 7-0 victory over Mexico at Lamade Stadium in six innings.
 
Victor Juarez
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 25
A superb three-game stretch by Mexico’s Victor Juarez has helped put his team in a spot to reach the Little League Baseball® World Series International Championship Game.
 
Mid-Atlantic Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, August 24
Fans were treated to a high-scoring affair Wednesday as Mid-Atlantic outscored Great Lakes 13-10 in six innings.
 
Torii Hunter
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, August 24
Long-time Little League® supporter and five-time Major League Baseball All-Star, Torii Hunter, was officially enshrined into the Little League Hall of Excellence.
 
Latin America Region
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, August 24
Esmith Pineda knocked in three runs, helping Latin America to a 3-2 victory over Asia-Pacific on Wednesday at Volunteer Stadium.
 
Southeast Region
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, August 24
Midwest jumped out to an early lead, but was unable to hold on and lost 14-3 to Southeast on Wednesday.
 
Grounds Crew
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, August 24
The conditions of the fields at the Little League Baseball® World Series are enough to make even Major League ballplayers jealous.
 
Mexico Region
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, August 24
Mexico beat Australia 10-0 in four innings on Wednesday at Volunteer Stadium after a six-run explosion in the third inning.
 
Gonzalo Cuales
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, August 24
Gonzalo Cuales has covered the LLBWS each year Curaçao has sent a team since 2001. As the radio voice of Z86 in Willemstad, the capital city of Curaçao, Mr. Cuales has seen first-hand just how fervently his fellow countrymen follow the event.
 
Southeast Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, August 23
Zach McWilliams carried Southeast to a 4-2 victory over West on Tuesday at Lamade Stadium with a strong game at the plate and on the mound.
 
Dick Reitz and Willie Weber
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, August 23
While more than 6,000 miles from home, South Korea’s East Seoul Little League team has felt right at home during their stay in Williamsport.
 
Cat Osterman
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, August 23
One of the most accomplished, decorated softball pitchers in the history of the sport, Cat Osterman, was enshrined into the Little League® Hall of Excellence on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016.
 
Australia Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, August 23
Clayton Campbell hopes every outing could go as well as Tuesday, as Campbell struck out 14 batters to carry Australia to a 2-1 victory over Caribbean at Volunteer Stadium in six innings.
 
Midwest Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, August 23
Midwest and New England traded the lead five times on Tuesday, but Midwest ended up on top with a 3-2 win in six innings over New England.
 
Freeman and Pelot
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, August 23
While their roads to umpiring in Williamsport started over 1,600 miles apart, umpires Willie Pelot, from Puerto Rico, and Bill Freeman, from Connecticut, have similar stories in how their umpiring careers started.
 
Mexico Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, August 23
Mexico jumped out to an early lead on Canada and captured a 7-1 victory on Tuesday at Volunteer Stadium.
 
Japan Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, August 23
Japan beat Southwest 6-1 Tuesday behind both the bat and the arm of Ryota Endo. Japan's Endo was perfect at the dish, going 2-2. He singled in the fourth inning and doubled in the sixth inning.
 
Little League World Series Player Fun
LLBWS  |  Tuesday, August 23
There’s nothing quite like taking in a Little League Baseball® World Series game at Lamade or Volunteer Stadiums on a warm, sunny day.
 
Great Lakes Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Monday, August 22
Great Lakes beat Midwest 14-4 in seven innings on Monday at Lamade Stadium after an 11-run explosion in the seventh inning.
 
Marco Bortolotti
LLBWS  |  Monday, August 22
For Europe-Africa Region manager Marco Bortolotti, Emilia Little League’s trip to Williamsport can be an important step in cultivating interest in baseball back in Italy.
 
Rob Manfred
LLBWS  |  Monday, August 22
The first trip Rob Manfred made after being elected Major League Baseball's 10th Commissioner two years ago was to the Little League World Series. It was an early signal that promoting the game to kids was going to be one of his top priorities.
 
Asia-Pacific Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Monday, August 22
Asia-Pacific beat Canada on Monday 10-0 at Volunteer Stadium in five innings. Asia-Pacific hit three home runs in the win.
 
Mid-Atlantic Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Monday, August 22
Mid-Atlantic and Southeast both threatened with rallies, but it was Mid-Atlantic that eventually took advantage of them in a 3-1 win at Lamade Stadium.
 
Latin America Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Monday, August 22
Jose Torres brought home the winning run to give Latin America the lead in the sixth inning, as Latin America hung on to beat Australia 3-2 on Monday.
 
Northwest Region LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Monday, August 22
Northwest beat Europe-Africa 6-2 in six innings on Monday at Lamade Stadium. Isaiah Jensen pitched lights out for Northwest.
 
Sean Guilday
LLBWS  |  Monday, August 22
59-year-old Sean Guilday from Kunkletown, Pa., has been an umpire for 25 years. Now, as one of an elite crew of volunteers, Mr. Guilday took the time to speak about his journey to Williamsport.
 
Volunteer Stadium
JLBWS  |  Sunday, August 21
Asia-Pacific beat West on Sunday 9-1 at Heritage Park to capture the Junior League Baseball World Series Championship title in Taylor, Mich.
 
Volunteer Stadium
LLBWS  |  Sunday, August 21
The Little League® International Tournament Committee has announced that all play for day four of the 2016 Little League Baseball World® Series has been suspended due to weather.
 
Loreto Siniscalchi
LLBWS  |  Sunday, August 21
Loreto Siniscalchi, the starting pitcher for the 2016 Canada Region champions, played the game of his life this past Friday as he led Team Canada to its first victory over Japan in 18 years.
 
Michael Buczek Little League
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 20
Victor Lizarraga tossed a shutout to lift West to a 5-0 win over Southwest at Lamade Stadium in six innings.
 
Michael Buczek Little League
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 20
The most exciting season in the history of the Michael J. Buczek Little League has had nothing to do with their success on the field.
 
LLBWS Caribbean Region
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 20
Caribbean and Japan both threatened with rallies, but it was Caribbean that eventually took advantage of them in a 2-1 win at Volunteer Stadium.
 
JT Garcia
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 20
Johnston Little League’s JT Garcia dug in to lead off the bottom of the fifth inning against Park View Little League’s Daniel Leon.
 
LLBWS New England Region
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 20
New England's Domenic Brazeau was perfect at the dish, going 3-3. He doubled in the first inning and singled in the second and fourth innings, leading the New England Region past the Northwest Region, 8-0.
 
LLBWS Mexico Region
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 20
An outstanding effort by Gael Isaac Cortez carried Mexico to a 12-7 win in six innings over Europe-Africa on Saturday at Volunteer Stadium.
 
Jones Family
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 20
12-year-olds Tanner and Tyler Jones, the 1-2 hitters in the Southeast Region champion’s lineup, have been playing together since they were four.
 
Mitchell Tritton
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 20
Imagine 10 years from now if the language of baseball wasn’t the only universal language spoken at the Little League Baseball® World Series.
 
LLBWS - Great Lakes Wins Game 8
LLBWS  |  Friday, August 19
An impressive two-way performance from Devin Obee led Great Lakes to a 11-1 win Friday over Southwest, as Obee came up huge at the dish and on the mound.
 
LLBWS - Asia-Pacific Wins Game 7
LLBWS  |  Friday, August 19
Minho Choi went 2-2, sparking Asia-Pacific to a 3-0 victory in six innings over Caribbean on Friday at Volunteer Stadium.
 
Midwest Wins Game 6
LLBWS  |  Friday, August 19
JT Garcia went 2-3 and hit a home run as Midwest took home a 5-1 victory over West in six innings at Lamade Stadium on Friday.
 
LLBWS Canada Region
LLBWS  |  Friday, August 19
Loreto Siniscalchi came up big at the dish and on the rubber, leading Canada to a 10-4 win over Japan on Friday at Volunteer Stadium. The last opening round win for the Canada Region was in 2012, and the last opening round loss for the Japan Region was in 1965.
 
Matt and Carson Myers
LLBWS  |  Friday, August 19
The 2016 Little League Baseball® World Series Field features 16 teams. Here is a closer look at the teams and flags being showcased this year in Williamsport.
 
Matt and Carson Myers
LLBWS  |  Friday, August 19
In what will go down as one of the most bizarre occurrences in Little League® history, the Bowling Green (Ky.) Eastern Little League team managed to secure back-to-back appearances in the Little League World Series, following an unprecedented victory in the Great Lakes Regional Championship over the Michigan State champions.
 
Little League Baseball World Series Game 4
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 18
Not even a strong hitting and pitching performance from Zack Reynolds could carry Northwest past Southeast at Lamade Stadium on Thursday as Northwest suffered a 3-2 defeat.
 
Little League Baseball World Series Game 3
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 18
During the historic Little League Baseball® World Series opening ceremony, one lucky player threw out the first pitch … to a Hall of Fame catcher.
 
Little League Baseball World Series Game 3
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 18
Europe-Africa was never able to get over the hump and overcome its troubles against Australia on Thursday, as Europe-Africa fell 3-1 at Volunteer Stadium after falling behind by three runs in the fourth inning.
 
Little League Baseball World Series Game 2
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 18
Mid-Atlantic beat New England 7-2 Thursday behind both the bat and the arm of Ryan Harlost. Harlost had three extra-base hits for Mid-Atlantic. He homered in the first inning, tripled in the second inning, and doubled in the fifth inning.
 
Little League Baseball World Series Game 1
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 18
Latin America beat Mexico thanks to six hits, including one extra base hits. Latin America scored five runs in the sixth on Latin America scored in the sixth on a passed ball, an RBI single by Leonardo Bernal, a wild pitch, and a two-run single by Carlos Gonzalez.
 
Little League Baseball World Series Opening Ceremonies
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 18
View photos of the 2016 Little League Baseball® World Series opening ceremonies from Volunteer Stadium.
 
Grand Slam Parade
LLBWS  |  Thursday, August 18
Wide-eyed spectators leaned over balconies, yearning for a chance to catch a glimpse of the immortal Cincinnati Reds great Johnny Bench.
 
Little League Softball World Series Champions - Southwest
LLSBWS  |  Wednesday, August 17
Southwest Region Champion Greater Helotes Little League (Texas) was crowned the 2016 Little League Softball® World Series Champion on Wednesday night.
 
Little League Softball World Series Preview
LLSBWS  |  Wednesday, August 17
After a pair of well-contested semifinal contests, the championship game of the 2016 Little League Softball® World Series will feature the defending tournament champions taking on an equally-talented team of challengers.
 
Lamade Stadium
LLBWS  |  Monday, August 15
John Guthrie had two extra base hits, sparking Bowling Green Eastern LL to a 7-2 victory in six innings over Essexville Hampton LL. With the victory, Bowling Green Eastern LL will represent the Great Lakes Region in the Little League Baseball® World Series.
 
Lamade Stadium
LLBWS  |  Sunday, August 14
The game between Kentucky (Bowling Green Eastern Little League) and Michigan (Essexville-Hampton Little League) will now be played in Howard J. Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pa., on Monday, Aug. 15, at 12 p.m.
 
Maine-Endwell LL - LLBWS West Region Champions
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 13
Led behind a shutout performance by Victor Lizarraga, Park View Little League of Southern California took home a 1-0 victory over Mountain Ridge Little League of Nevada, earning the crown of Little League Baseball® West Regional Champions.
 
Maine-Endwell LL - LLBWS Mid-Atlantic Region Champions
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 13
Jude Abbadessa went 2-4 as Maine-Endwell LL recorded a 6-2 victory over Keystone LL in six innings and captured the Little League Baseball® Mid-Atlantic Region Championship title.
 
Hastings Community LL - LLBWS Canada Region Champions
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 13
Hastings Community Little League from Vancouver will participate in the Little League Baseball® World Series for the second time after taking a 1-0 victory over Whalley Little League in the Canada Region Championship Game on Saturday, August 13.
 
Johnston LL - LLBWS Northwest Region Champions
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 13
Lynnwood Pacific LL wasn't able to score a run off of Zack Reynolds during his 5 1/3 innings on the hill and Bend North LL took home the win, 5-1, and captured the Little League Baseball® Northwest Regional Championship.
 
Johnston LL - LLBWS Midwest Region Champions
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 13
Miles Risley went 2-3 and hit a home run, sparking Iowa-Johnston LL to a 3-0 victory in six innings over Kansas-Frontenac LL on Saturday at Stokely Field | Indianapolis, IN.
 
Warwick North LL - LLBWS New England Region Champions
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 13
An impressive two-way performance from Colin Lemieux led Rhode Island-Warwick North LL to a 5-1 win Saturday over Connecticut-Fairfield American LL.
 
McAllister Park American LL - LLBWS Southwest Region Champions
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, August 10
McAllister Park American LL beat Eastdale LL on Wednesday 13-3 to capture the Little League Baseball® Southwest Region Championship, and punched their ticket to Williamsport.
 
Southeast Region Champs - Tennessee - LLBWS
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, August 10
An outstanding effort by Ethan Jackson carried Tennessee-Goodlettsville Baseball LL to a 15-3 win in four innings over Georgia-Peachtree City American LL on Wednesday at Southeast Park.
 
South Carolina Teen Has Big Moment
BLBWS  |  Tuesday, August 9
Denton Carter, a sophomore at Wren HS in Piedmont, S.C., got the chance to call a consolation game between the Saskatchewan District 1 team and the Delaware District 1 team in the Big League Baseball World Series.
 
Streator Little League
50/70  |  Sunday, August 7
Khaku Dudoit powered the West Region at the plate and on the hill Sunday, willing the West Region to a 5-1 victory and the Intermediate 50/70 Baseball World Series Championship title.
 
Streator Little League
BLSBWS  |  Sunday, August 7
The Latin America Region rallied back to defeat the Southwest Region, 10-7, and became the 2016 Big League Softball World Series Champions.
 
Jessica Mendoza
LLBWS  |  Sunday, August 7
Both of Jessica Mendoza’s sons were born in August, and she laughs now when recalling how she hoped she wouldn’t go into labor during the Little League Baseball® World Series.
 
Streator Little League
SLSBWS  |  Sunday, August 7
Nicole Rodriguez threw a shutout to carry the Southeast Region to a 3-0 victory over the Canada Region and claim the Senior League Softball World Series Championship title in seven innings.
 
Streator Little League
JLSBWS  |  Saturday, August 6
Latin America built an early lead against Canada, scoring five runs in the first inning, en route to an 8-6 win, and the Junior Softball World Series Championship title on Saturday in Kirkland, Wash.
 
Streator Little League
SLBWS  |  Saturday, August 6
Noah Miller went 2-3, helping the Central Region win the Senior League Baseball World Series Championship, with a 7-2 victory over the Asia-Pacific Region on Saturday at Mansfield Stadium, in Bangor, Maine.
 
Streator Little League
LLBWS  |  Saturday, August 6
Just a week after winning the Illinois Championship to earn a spot in the Little League Baseball® Great Lakes Region Tournament, Streator Little League received a letter from the Chicago Cubs Fan Services Team.
 
Australia Senior League Little League
LLWS  |  Thursday, August 4
In Bangor, Maine, Southern Mariners Little League is enjoying a magical run as Asia-Pacific Region Champions at the Senior League Baseball World Series.
 
Tao-Yuan County Big Little League
BLBWS  |  Tuesday, August 2
Asia-Pacific beat West 6-2 in seven innings on Tuesday at Field one in Easley, S.C. behind Kun Yu Chiang, who went 1-2 and hit a home run.
 
Aguadulce Cabezera Little League
LLBWS  |  Monday, August 1
Chofu Little League from Tokyo, Japan, will participate in the Little League Baseball® World Series for the second time in the league’s history after winning the 2016 Japan Region Tournament.
 
Aguadulce Cabezera Little League
LLBWS  |  Saturday, July 30
Aguadulce Cabezera Little League from Aguadulce, Panama, will participate in the Little League Baseball® World Series for the third time in the league’s history after winning the 2016 Latin America Region Tournament.
 
Hills Little League
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, July 27
The Little League Baseball® World Series brings together 16 teams from across America and all corners of the globe, and no team has as a longer journey than the team from Australia.
 
Netherlands BLB and SLSB World Series Teams
BLBWS & SLSBWS  |  Monday, July 25
The Netherlands will be well-represented at both the Big League Baseball and Big League Softball World Series in 2016.
 
Emilia Little League
LLBWS  |  Saturday, July 23
Pariba Little League from Willemstad, Curacao, will participate in the Little League Baseball® World Series for the fourth time after winning the 2016 Caribbean Region Tournament.
 
Emilia Little League
LLBWS  |  Saturday, July 23
Emilia Little League from Emilia, Italy will participate in the Little League Baseball® World Series for the second time in Little League® history after winning the 2016 Europe and Africa Region Tournament.
 
ESPN Little League World Series
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, July 20  |  Story Credit: ESPN
Following ESPN’s inaugural year of presenting every Little League U.S. Regional game from all of the locations and sites, ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and the Longhorn Network will combine...
 
San Nicolas Little League
LLBWS  |  Monday, July 18
For the first time in its history, San Nicolas Little League will be travelling to South Williamsport, Pa., as Mexico Region Champions for the 2016 Little League Baseball® World Series.
 
2016 LLWS Uniform Reveal
LLWS  |  Thursday, July 7
Russell Athletic and Little League® unveiled new uniforms today for the 2016 Little League® World Series tournaments.
 
East Seoul Little League
LLBWS  |  Friday, July 1
For the second time in three years, Seoul, South Korea, will represent the Asia-Pacific Region at the 2016 Little League Baseball® World Series in Williamsport, Pa., this summer.
 
First Round Pairings
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, June 29
With July 4 just around the corner, People Magazine recognized 100 of the best people, places, and things about America.
 
First Round Pairings
LLBWS  |  Thursday, June 16
Little League® International celebrates National Little League Week (the second full week of June) with the annual Little League Baseball® World Series luncheon.
 
Team Hosts
LLBWS  |  Thursday, June 16
All 16 teams have two dedicated team hosts that are responsible for ensuring their team has everything they need during the World Series.
 
Australia Regional
LLBWS  |  Thursday, June 16
For the second year in a row, the province of New South Wales will be representing the Australia Region at the Little League Baseball® World Series in Williamsport this August.
 
Challenger Division
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, June 15
Teams from Camp Hill, Pa., and Grand Junction, Colo., to Participate in the Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game at the 2016 LLBWS.
 
Candace Cameron Bure
LLBWS  |  Monday, June 6
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today its partnership with Emmy Award nominee Candace Cameron Bure.
 
Umpires
LLBWS  |  Friday, March 18
Little League® Baseball and Softball has announced the selection of 113 volunteer umpires for the nine Little League World Series tournaments in 2016.
 
Baseball Australia
JLBWS  |  Wednesday, March 9
Australia to gain direct entry to the Junior League Baseball World Series, as local leagues to offer opportunities for boys and girls ages 12 to 14.
 
World Series Dates
LLBWS  |  Wednesday, November 18
At the annual fall meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors, dates for the nine 2016 Little League World Series Tournaments were approved.
 
LLBWS  |  Sunday, August 30
An outstanding effort by Shingo Tomita hoisted Japan to an 18-11 win in six innings over Mid-Atlantic on Sunday at Lamade Stadium.
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