Posts Tagged Little League World Series

Chicago’s Little League champs return as heroes

Jackie Robinson West All Stars Little League baseball team manager Darold Butler shakes the hand of a fan as his team participate in a rally to celebrate the team's U.S. Little League Championship Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.

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Philadelphia plans parade for Little League team

In this Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, file photo, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, left, introduces members of the Taney Dragons as they are greeted by fans and city officials during a rally to celebrate the team's return to Philadelphia after competing in the Little League World Series. (AP Photo/Joseph Kaczmarek)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A youth baseball team whose appearance in the Little League World Series drew it a wide following is getting a champion’s treatment in a parade underway in downtown Philadelphia.

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Little League champs arrive back in South Korea

South Korea's Tae Min Moon (14) leads his teammates in a victory lap around Howard J. Lamade Stadium after winning 8-4 over Chicago in the Little League World Series championship baseball game in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the South Korean team that won the Little League World Series wants to keep winning baseball championships with his friends when they grow up.

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Chicago team defies the odds with run in LLWS

New York Mets' Curtis Granderson gives a thumbs-up as he wears a jersey from Great Lakes Region-champion Jackie Robinson West All Stars Little League team prior to the Mets' baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Jackie Robinson team advanced Saturday to meet South Korea in Sunday's championship game of the Little League World Series. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The kids from Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West defied the odds with their run in the Little League World Series.

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Chicago cheers on South Side Little Leaguers

Chicagoans Beverly Harris, left, and Kameron Betton, are worried as they watch the Jackie Robinson West team in their last at bat in the Little League World Series  as they watched at the Salvation Army Kroc Community Center in Chicago Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. The Jackie Robinson West team lost to South Korea 8-4.  (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Kevin Tanaka)  MANDATORY CREDIT, MAGS OUT, NO SALES

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago cheered on the hottest sports team in town on Sunday and, for the day at least, it wasn’t a team called the Bears, White Sox, Cubs, Bulls or Blackhawks.

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