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Japan overcomes Pennsylvania, huge crowd to win LLWS

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Did the Little League World Series Championship Game move from Williamsport, Pa., to Denver? Did they put cork inside the metal bats? Did Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier, the 2015 MLB Home Run Derby Champion, return to launch moon shots as he did for New Jersey in 1998? How else can one describe what happened on Sunday? Tokyo, Japan, won the LLWS on Sunday by the mind-boggling score of 18-11 over a quality team from Lewisberry, Pa. Seven home runs landed in…

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2015 is important anniversary at Little League World Series

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The Little League World Series is underway in Williamsport, PA. Sixteen teams will vie for the 2015 championship; eight from regions within the United States and eight from countries around the world. For many years, the South region (now Southeast) tournament was played in St. Petersburg. From there, Tampa’s Belmont Heights Little League, featuring Dwight Gooden, Gary Sheffield, Derek Bell and Carl Everett won four Southern Region titles in the 70s and 80s. Three times Belmont Heights won national titles…

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