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Read up on the top players from the International teams participating in the Little League World Series. The Little League Baseball World Series is an annual baseball tournament in the eastern From to the present, teams from Tokyo, Japan, have similarly . and the international bracket winner would then meet in the championship game, . First, let's quickly meet the team. (We'll unveil digital MORE: PennLive's Little League World Series home Council Rock Newtown.
One Canadian team played inand one in Regions were introduced inand that tournament included the first non-U. International regions were added in From throughthe eight teams in the tournament came from four U. S and four international regions: That year, the tournament was held with only the teams from the U.
Inthe number of regions was doubled to The tournament started with eight U. Teams competed round-robin within their own pool, with the top two teams of each pool advancing to single-elimination play for a spot in the U. S champion and international champion meeting in the World Championship game.
Inround-robin play was replaced by a double-elimination bracket in each four-team pool. The winners of each pool advanced to a single-elimination U. Additionally, each team in the tournament played a minimum of three games, as any team that lost its first two games would play in a consolation U. The tournament is double-elimination until the U. Each team in the tournament still plays a minimum of three games, via consolation games as noted above.
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Lamade Stadium has hosted games sinceand added lights in That distance had been Admission to all LLWS games is free for all spectators. However, stadium seats for the championship game are distributed in a random drawing of all interested parties due to high demand. Some early round games, mostly games with Pennsylvania teams, will use first-come, first-served admission if a big crowd is to be expected.
The state's only win came in a consolation game against the Czech Republic back in Since the Midwest Region was created inits qualifiers are just in Williamsport. It must have helped; South Dakota went in Midwest Regional play, defeating Missouri in the championship game. Fairfield, Connecticut Scouting report: This is the 20th team Connecticut has sent to Williamsport, fifth-most among U.
All three trips have come since This is the first Little League from Connecticut to make it to Williamsport three times. Fairfield American is the only U. Japan's Tokyo Kitasuna four and Panama's Aguadulce Cabezera three are the only international Little Leagues with as many appearances in that span. Connecticut cruised through regionals, winning all three of its games decisively, including a win over Maine in the title game.
Fairfield American hasn't lost a game all summer: It will be the first meeting between those states despite the fact that they have appeared in the LLWS during the same year five times previously. Walla Walla, Washington Scouting report: Washington beat Oregon in the regional title game after losing to Oregon earlier in the tournament.
Washington has made the LLWS in three of the last five years, Outfielder Billy Duncan, whom the coaches call the "toughest kid on the entire team and "the most coachable kid they've ever had" is playing on his first All-Star Districts team. He hit a key three-run homer during the state tournament. Greenville, North Carolina Scouting report: North Carolina made it to Williamsport for the fifth time overall and for the first time since That team made it to the U.
Nine members of the team from Greenville will be in attendance here in Williamsport. North Carolina has won in all three of its trips to the Southeast regional title game since the region was formed in North Carolina went in regionals and outscored its opponents The team had just three doubles, one triple and two home runs. Lufkin, Texas Scouting report: Only California 48 and Pennsylvania 33 have sent more teams.
Lufkin Little League won both of those games by one run. Lufkin appeared in the Southwest Regional for the second time. A team from Texas has reached Williamsport six consecutive years -- and eight of the last nine. The only other time Texas went winless in an appearance at Williamsport was in Texas and Louisiana are the only states that have won the tournament since the region was formed in Texas is in its last four opening games at the LLWS. Prior to that, Texas had won 12 consecutive opening games.
Both athletes have sent messages to the team. Rancho Santa Margarita, California Scouting report: California is making its 48th LLWS appearance, the most of any state. California has made it to 23 LLWS title games, winning seven times, both the most of any state.
California has won games at Williamsport, the most by any U. There are two sets of twins on the team: Seoul, South Korea Scouting Report: South Korea, which is making its fifth LLWS appearance, has made it to the championship game in each of its four previous trips to Williamsport. Both teams are in this year's field.
All five teams to represent South Korea at Williamsport have come from the city of Seoul.
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The Seoul metro area is home to more than 25 million people, making it the fourth-largest city in the world. Seoul comprises half of the population of South Korea, which has just over 50 million residents. South Korea outscored its opponents at the Asia-Pacific regional. West Seoul won by 10 or more runs in three of its four games. This team has had the longest layoff prior to playing its first game in Williamsport.
South Korea was the first team to clinch its spot in Williamsport and has has had a day break between games. Sydney, Australia Scouting report: This is the second consecutive trip to Williamsport for Hills Little League. Hills scored at least 10 runs in five of the seven games. The fewest runs it scored in a game was eight. This is the fifth year that Australia has been its own region. In andteams from Perth, on the country's West Coast, made the trek to Williamsport.
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Australia is in the LLWS. Australia has notched a win in each of its last three trips to Williamsport. No team will travel farther to the LLWS than the team from Sydney, whose home city is 9, miles away from Williamsport.Little League World Series Video Game! - Little League World Series 2010 Gameplay
White Rock, British Columbia Scouting report: Only one of its games was decided by fewer than six runs. The previous teams went a in their first three appearances ininin Both of those wins came against teams from Saudi Arabia. Five teams from British Columbia have reached the international championship. None of those teams reached the LLWS title game, and was the last time a team from British Columbia got that far. Canada is in its last 10 LLWS games.
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Canada hasn't posted a winning record at the LLWS since That year, Langley Little League wentwith its lone loss coming in the International Championship Game against Japan that was Canada's last appearance in the international championship game.
Canada hasn't appeared in an international semifinal since