Posts Tagged Youth baseball

Former Chicago Little League team suing over stripped title

Jackie Robinson West Little League baseball team player Cameron Bufford listens as team attorney Victor Henderson addresses reporters at a news conference Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Chicago. Henderson announced a lawsuit Wednesday against the sport's governing body, accusing it of improperly stripping it of the national title that had catapulted the young athletes to hometown hero status.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago Little League team announced a lawsuit Wednesday against the sport’s governing body, accusing it of improperly stripping the young athletes of the national title that made them hometown heroes and nationally known and refusing to provide the information used to make the stunning decision.

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Little leaguer Mo’ne Davis meets Braves’ slugger Hank Aaron

FILE- In this April 8, 2014, file photo, Hank Aaron applauds during a ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of his 715th home run before the start of a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets in Atlanta. The former Braves’ slugger met with Little League sensation Mo’ne Davis and her youth league teammates on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, who got a tour of Turner Field. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron can appreciate someone with the ability and fortitude to overcome challenges.

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