Japan advances in Little League WS

Aug 27, 2015

Japan advances in Little League WS

The fuzzy Little League World Series mascot “Dugout” headed to Japan’s dugout and found a few dance partners. The catcher did a knee-bend twist. Third baseman Koki Jo planted his right hand on the back of his head and flapped his elbow. They were ...

Aug 22, 2015

Japan beats Taiwan in Little League World Series

Kengo Tomita hit two home runs and Tokyo beat Taipei, Taiwan, 7-5 on Friday night in the Little League World Series opener for both teams. Shingo Tomita led off the game with a home run to right-center for Japan, and Kengo Tomita made it ...

Female pitcher tosses two-hitter

Aug 16, 2014

Female pitcher tosses two-hitter

Mo’Ne Davis, one of two girls at the Little League World Series, threw a two-hitter to help Philadelphia beat Nashville 4-0 on Friday in the opener for both teams. The first girl to appear for a U.S. team in South Williamsport since 2004, Davis ...

Japan repeats as Little League World Series champion

Aug 26, 2013

Japan repeats as Little League World Series champion

The victory lap around Lamade Stadium never gets old for Japan, nor does the players’ ritual of scooping up some souvenir dirt near the mound after another Little League World Series triumph. A perennial power in youth baseball, Japan, represented by Tokyo’s Musashi Fuchu, ...