| Aug 25, 2014
Minutes after the double play that ended the run of an undefeated Las Vegas team on Saturday, a chant went up from the crowd at Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Pa.
Just like that, Jackie Robinson West — the all-black All-Star...
| Aug 15, 2014
There was a moment of pause during Thursday's Little League World Series game after Chicago's Pierce Jones slammed his second home run over the fence.
The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars had cranked the score up to 10-2 by the top of the third inning,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Win or lose, the journey to the Little League World Series will be life-changing for the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, say those who have played on the same stage.
"It's an experience they're going to remember for the rest of their lives," said Ronell...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:18 AM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Whatever the situation, the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars believe their bats will prevail in the end.
On Monday night, facing elimination against Cumberland, R.I., the South Siders had just enough offense to move on in...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 12:03 PM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Jackie Robinson West is hoping for another happy berth day.
And it likely will be hit or miss for the team from the South Side.
The Great Lakes Regions champs from Chicago will play Nevada at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, with...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:48 AM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The cheers had since faded. The cameras long gone.
Lamade Stadium sat empty Sunday night, save for a few workers. The lights shined bright over the field as the sun fell behind the mountains, as if to preserve the...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 3:30 PM
YORK — Henry Connell's first love was baseball. The early objects of his affection were the New York Yankees and Mickey Mantle, evident to all by the license plate on his Nissan Pathfinder: "NYMICK7."
But his true loves — outside of Trish,...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:46 PM
GLENDALE — Andrew Angell had quite a workout Monday in the expansive outfield of Stengel Field while going through an assortment of defensive drills.
While attending the 19th annual Falcon Winter Baseball Camp, which began Monday and concluded...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:48 PM
In 1975, there were maybe 20 Associated Press staffers in Pennsylvania, and only one of them disliked baseball, so just guess which one the AP sent to Williamsport to cover the Little League World Series.
That was the year a team from Lakewood, N.J.,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 8:12 PM
Mo’ne Davis has been good business for ESPN.
At 13, Davis belongs to a short list of female players to participate in the Little League World Series -- not to mention the 5-foot-4, 111-pound eighth-grader can hurl a baseball more than 70 MPH. ...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Everyone seems to have a narrative about the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars' march to the final rounds of the Little League World Series.
It's about an all-black team making its mark in a sport that's hurting for African-American players at the...