Little League World Series
As was stated in Bull Durham, “Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains.” I learned on Monday that sometimes, when it rains, you can still come out ahead.
The Little League team from Fairfiled, Conn. may not have won the Little League World Series, but they arrived home to a hero’s welcome. The team lost, 5-0, to California in an elimination game on Tuesday.
Danny Marzo hit a game-winning homer in the eighth inning and Petaluma, Calif., beat Parsippany, N.J., 5-4 on Monday to move on at the Little League World Series.
They’re still in the tournament, playing Monday afternoon. But 12-year-old star second baseman Dan Ruggiero will be taking the field without his grandfather watching.
The team from Parsippany lost their first game of the series, but came back strong with a ten-to-four win over Oregon on Saturday night. That sets up the team for another challenge Monday afternoon. The team from Fairfield, Conn. is also still alive in the Little League World Series, also slated to play Monday afternoon.
Three jam-packed buses left Parsippany at 10 a.m. for the a 2-and-half-hour pilgrimage to Williamsport to join the boys on their journey, which they hope ends with a LLWS title.
Fairfield’s Little League team may have lost their first game in the Little League World Series, but this Connecticut town is still brimming with support for their junior baseball team.
“This year that was our goal, obviously,” Par-Troy East manager Mike Ruggiero said. “Every year they went further than the year before. Hey, they don’t want to stop playing. It’s their last year.”
What happened this weekend? Jerry Recco has you covered.
One day after 1010 WINS told the story of the Brooklyn Blue Storm, the undefeated little league team that could not afford to travel to the Little League World Series, a New York man has helped make the team’s ultimate dream come true.
With their 40-0 record, they should be heading to the American Amateur Baseball Congress World Series in Georgia next week, but the team doesn’t have enough money to get there.
The tiny titans from Paramus aren’t headed to the Little League World Series. Instead, they’ll travel home after a crushing 5-2 loss to Pennsylvania on Monday.
It’s game day for the girls of the New City softball team, who take to the field for thier first game in the Little League World Series in Portland, Oregon.
While they’re focused on what they have to do, they’re also bubbling over with excitement, giggles, and chatter.
It’s the stuff of dreams for some Staten Island baseball players. After winning the state championship Monday night, there are thoughts of greater glories, including, perhaps, a place in the Little League World Series.
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