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Many of the world's best players throwing and knocking the old horsehide around began their careers playing through the youth systems.

There's the PONY League, Cal Ripken, Babe Ruth, and American Legion, among others.

But then there is the biggest of them all—Little League.

Since 1947, the Little League World Series has been held in the city of Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Teams from the USA, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe contest for the honor of the best Little League All-Star team in the world.

This preview will give you a little look at the main protagonists in a pint-sized late summer classic you don't want to miss.



Tournament Dates: July 3 and July 10

Tokyo, Japan


Edogawa Minami Little League


Japan has been a successful force in Little League baseball, having won it all six times. Japan usually participates in the Littl...

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