Posted on: August 30, 2017

Chinese Taipei claims 37th JLWS crown

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The Shing-Ming Junior Little League all-stars from Taoyuan City have won the fifth straight Junior League Baseball World Series for Chinese Taipei.

The International champions of the 13- and 14-year-old division of Little League baseball defeated the USA c...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

For Marty Ort, the game is the love of his life

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Marty Ort has been involved in baseball his whole life. He played T-ball at age 5 in the Scranton Central City Little League in Pennsylvania and played baseball until age 12.

At 13, he volunteered to operate the pitching machine for younger players. Two ye...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Browntown Township resident serves as volunteer umpire

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For 35-year veteran umpire Mike Roach, it’s the young ballplayers who keep him doing what he loves.

Roach, a 59-year-old Brownstown resident and an auto line worker for Ford Motor Co. since 1994, has been volunteering at the Junior League Basebal...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

It's Pennsylvania vs. Chinese Tapei for the 37th JLWS title

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The world championship of the 37th annual Junior League Baseball World Series will be determined today at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

USA champion Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, will play International champion Taoyuan City, Chinese Taipei, at noon.

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

International, USA champs to be determined Saturday

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The 2017 International and United States champions of the Junior League Baseball World Series will be determined Saturday at Taylor’s Heritage Park.Only three games remain in the eight-day international tournament for the best teams of 13- and 1...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Texas player wins home run derby contest

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Garrett Graham of the Wylie Little League junior all-stars in Abilene, Texas, won the annual Home Run Derby held during the Junior League World Series.

Graham and Luis Ortega of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, hit four of their five balls off the tee for home runs a...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Key rain outs to be played today at 4 and 7 p.m.

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Two key rained-out games scheduled for Thursday will be made up today at the 37th annual Junior League Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

Only five games remain in the international tournament for the best teams of 13- and 14-year-o...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Asia-Pacific, USA East claim slots in International and USA finals

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The defending Junior League world champions from Taoyuan, Chinese Taipei, and the USA East champs from Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, have punched their tickets to the International and USA championship games, respectively, during the Junior League Basebal...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

JLWS field begins to narrow

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Every game matters! That’s been the status every day this week during the Junior League Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

The action continues today with four games with huge implications. Two more teams will be eliminate...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Day 3 features trio of key games

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Three teams will be eliminated from competition today, while three keep going at the Junior League Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

Tuesday is day three of the eight-day international tournament for the best teams of 13- and 14-ye...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Czech Republic, Venezuela and Pennsylvania set to debut in Junior League Baseball World Series

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Championship teams from Czech Republic, Venezuela and Pennsylvania will make their 2017 debut in the Junior League Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

Monday is day two of the eight-day international tournament for the best teams of ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Series returns to Taylor for 37th year

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For the 37th consecutive year, the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old baseball players will compete for the Junior League Baseball World Series this week at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

Opening ceremonies of the annual spectacle are set for about 8 p.m...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Opening Ceremonies are Saturday for Junior League Baseball World Series in Taylor

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Opening ceremonies of the 37th annual Junior League Baseball World Series are set for 8 p.m. Saturday on World Series Field at Taylor’s Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

The nighttime event is open to the public and tournament organizers are coun...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Junior League World Series recycles plastic bottle caps to turn them into high-quality benches

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Collecting and recycling plastic bottle caps has turned into a grand slam for organizers of the Junior League Baseball World Series in Taylor.

Thousands of pounds of the caps have been turned into 10 high-quality, heavy-duty, 185-pound, six-foot benches th...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Opening ceremonies scheduled for Saturday night, August 12

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Opening ceremonies for the 2017 Junior League World Series are scheduled for Saturday night, August 12.

The ceremonies will be held at the JLWS Field, located in Heritage Park.

Included will be introductions, dignitaries and fireworks.

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

JLWS: Did you know?

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The Stars of Today Could be the Major Leaguers of Tomorrow: 

The history of the Series includes an impressive list of players who went on to careers in professional and college sports. The latest alumnus to make it to the pros is Patrick Mahomes I...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

2017 Junior League World Series' games to begin August 13

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The games of the 37th annual Junior League Baseball World Series get under way August 13-20 at World Series Field in Taylor’s Heritage Park.

Eleven teams from around the world will compete for the world championship of the 13- and 14-year-old div...

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