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Schwartz: Diamond Anniversary — Little League Baseball Celebrates Its 75th Year

It’s a reminder about what Little League baseball is supposed to be about. Sure, it’s nice to win, but there’s something to be said about learning how to play, making friends and creating memories.

04/24/2014

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

California Beat Connecticut 12-1, Advances To LLWS Championship Game

California will play Japan for the World Series title on Sunday. Japan beat Mexico 3-2 earlier Saturday.

08/24/2013

Westport, Conn. Little League team wins LLWS berth (credit: Facebook/Little League Baseball & Softball)

Westport, Conn. Little League Team Gears Up For Little League World Series

The undefeated Westport Little League team will represent New England in the Little League World Series. Their first game is Thursday night.

08/12/2013

(credit: Fairfield American Little League)

Fairfield Little League Team Returns Home To Cheers After World Series Loss

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.

08/23/2012

Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (file/Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Parsippany Little League Team Deals With Off-Field Loss

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.

08/20/2012

Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (file/Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Big Support For Local Team Playing In Little League World Series

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.

08/19/2012

Residents of Parsippany, N.J., traveled to Williamsport, Pa., on Aug. 17, 2012, to root for their boys in the Little League World Series. (Photo: CBS 2)

Full-Blown ‘Parsippany Pride’ On Display At Little League World Series

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.

08/17/2012

Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (file/Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Parsippany Team Headed To Little League World Series

“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.”

08/13/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Little League Team Eyeing Trip To World Series In Williamsport

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.

08/02/2011

The team from Fairfield, CT is seen ahead of the Little League World Series - Williamsport, PA - Aug 19, 2010 - AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

Two Local Teams In Little League World Series

Teams from Toms River, New Jersey and Fairfield, Connecticut are competing in Pennsylvania.

08/20/2010

(AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

Little League World Series Excitement Hits Toms River

The Toms River All-Stars are Little League World Series bound and excitement over the team’s advance began to take hold in the township Tuesday.

08/17/2010