A 77 MPH Little League fastball might not be equivalent to a 100 MPH major-league fastball, but a pitch to the crotch is painful at any level of baseball.
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In Little League World Series action last night, Venezuela defeated the Dominican Republic 3-2 on a two-run, walk-off triple by Omar Romero. A thrilling moment for the Venezuelans, but a crushing loss for Dominican pitcher Edward Uceta, who’d been nearly unhittable during the tournament.
Jack Regenye is an outfielder for Kennett Square, the East Region team in the Junior League World Series, going on right now in Taylor, Michigan. He is also very certainly a Kryptonian, and thus has an unfair advantage when playing against human children here on Earth.
The Little League World Series, the most heartwarming competition in sports, kicks off next week in Williamsport, Pa. It runs from August 17-27, which, as astute observers of solar phenomena will note, covers the forthcoming total solar eclipse will darken American skies on August 21.
The Little League World Series is happening again, which means it’s time to watch pre-teens do amazing baseball things while thinking, “Hmmmm, are we sure that kid is only 12?”
The Atlee Little League softball team was disqualified from the 2017 Junior League Softball World Series championship game over a social media post, aimed at their recently vanquished semifinal foes, showing several members of the team flipping the bird. The disqualification took place just hours before Atlee was…
On Sunday, the Little League team from Maine-Endwell, N.Y. beat the team from Seoul, South Korea, 2-1, in the championship game. More importantly, South Korea’s catcher Jungseo Cho set a new gold standard in commitment to pitch framing.
Noted Canadian Drake has come out in support of Team United States in the Little League World Series.
The Little League World Series is good for three things: Feeling good for the happy children who win, feeling bad for the sad children who lose, and the occasional dose of good dadding.
See, Mekhi Garrard gets it. This is what youth sports are about. Fuck winning. It’s all about hanging with your buddies and having a laugh, even if it’s at Cole Wagner rocking you for a grand slam to put the final touches on an 18-0 demolition job.
South Carolina’s Terrence Gist hammered a ball way out of the park in his team’s Little League World Series game against Rhode Island today—just as ESPN was sitting down with his mom for a live interview. The pandering LLWS broadcasts can be awful at times, but maybe it’s worth it for moments like these?
The Little League Softball World Series has erupted in controversy after a team from Snohomish, Washington threw its game against a North Carolina squad, allegedly to knock out a tough Central Iowa All-Stars team from the tournament.
South Korea beat Chicago's Jackie Robinson West in the Little League World Series Championship 8-4 today. It featured a pretty solid bat flip from Dong Wan Sin (above) and also a really cool bit of sportsmanship after the game (below).
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.–You'd think the best part of being a player at the Little League World Series would be the girls. And yes, there are always girls, and lots of them. But being a superstar gets old quickly.
With the Little League World Series winding down to the final few teams, there's a question that dances across the minds of many overzealous future dads: Is there anything you can do to increase the chances your kid will be left-handed, and therefore more likely to have a shot at Williamsport?
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.–The Jackie Robinson West Little League team from Chicago hits everything that's thrown at them, including spiders.
Mo'ne Davis is already the most famous player in Little League World Series history, save perhaps Danny Almonte. If she wins tonight, she'll have to answer a question Almonte was never asked: Cash in now?
The Taney Dragons, representing Pennsylvania, will take on Nevada in a Little League World Series semifinal tonight. On the mound for the Dragons will be Mo'ne Davis, a 13-year-old girl whom you have surely heard of by now. You should be watching this game, because even though this is just little league baseball,…