Lost in all of the hubbub over Harold Reynolds being dismissed at ESPN is the fact that he won't be in the broadcast booth for the Little League World Series, breaking a nine-year string. It seems especially cruel to cut Reynolds loose on the eve of the biggest event for pint-sized athletes in the world, which starts August 18. Reynolds in recent years was the Little League World Series, participating in clinics, autograph signings, special promotions and other events in Williamsport, Penn., that helped the event grow from a quaint curiosity to one of the big television events of the summer. Last year the LLWS got higher ratings than the College World Series, and it wasn't because of Brent Musberger.
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