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Mo’Ne Davis Heads Home to Philly…Shows Off Dance Moves

Wednesday, the city of Chicago came out in droves to welcome home the United States Little League Champion Jackie Robinson West team, but, it’s still pretty obvious who the biggest star of the tournament still is. Mo’Ne Davis. 760 miles across the country, the 13-year-old star pitcher and her Taney Dragon teammates hit Citizens Bank Park in their hometown of Philadelphia and...
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Little League Team is Bigger Than Beyonce

To say this year’s Little League World Series was a hit would be both an insanely bad pun and, well, an incredible understatement. We all already know the story of Philadelphia’s Mo’Ne Davis, the breakout star of the 2014 tournament, but thanks to their historic performance Saturday, we’re beginning to know the boys from the Chicago-based Jackie Robinson West All-Stars. The...
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Why Jackie Robinson West Players Will Never Go Pro

I’m sure that my inbox will soon be flooded with ignorant hatemail of “readers” who don’t actually read this article. I, too, sat and watched JRW as they battled their way through the ranks. Their game against Nevada was, without a doubt, the most exciting game of baseball I’ve watched in at least 5 years. The kids are amazing, and their talent level is top notch. But baseball...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackie Robinson West Player Teaches Handshake to South Korean Opponent

After a heartbreaking 8-4 loss to South Korea, Marquis Jackson from Jackie Robinson West, taught a South Korean player a handshake while shaking hands at the end of the game. Great show of sportsmanship by this young Chicagoan after a tough loss. The Little League World Series is all about bringing young baseball players together and competing in a tournament of class, sportsmanship...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Little League World Series: How Jackie Robinson West should inspire Chicago

The Jackie Robinson West Little League team is truly inspirational.  There had not been an all black team or a team from Chicago in the Little League World Series in over 30 years.  To say that these kids grow up in a rough area would be a massive understatement.  The south & west sides of Chicago are a veritable war zone with senseless killings happening on an almost daily...
Via Cardinals Farm
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LLWS: Jackie Robinson West gears up for title game vs. South Korea

  After his Chicago team had come back to beat Las Vegas 7-5 in the US final on Saturday at the Little League World Series, manager Darold Butler admitted he wasn't sure what came next. "I don't even know what time tomorrow's game is," he said. "Anybody know?" For the record, his Jackie Robinson West team meets South Korea in the World Series championship...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Advances To LLWS Championship Game

The stage for the Little League World series championship game is now set. Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West defeated Las Vegas Mountain Ridge 7-5 in a thrilling U.S. championship game on Saturday afternoon to advance to the last game of the tournament. The win came after the Great Lakes champions blew the lead late in the game. Pitcher Joshua Houston served up a two-run home run...
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Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Wins Little League US Title

After an exciting run Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West has won the U.S. Championship Little League World Series, beating out Las Vegas 7-5. Jackie Robinson West faced today with a vengeance. They were coming off a bad lost to Las Vegas last Sunday, losing the game 13-2 and today the Chicago team wasn’t about to let that happen twice. The team started off a little shaky, something...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Cubs fans cheer as Jackie Robinson West wins US championship at LLWS (Video)

Fans at Saturday's Chicago Cubs game gathered around televisions at Wrigley Field during a three hour rain delay and cheered as Chicago's own Jackie Robinson West All-Stars won the U.S. championship game at the Little League World Series.Jackie Robinson West defeated Nevada 7-5 to advance to Sunday's LLWS championship game against South Korea. Given that the Cubs are...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LLWS: Chicago's Jackie Robinson West tops Las Vegas for U.S. title

  Chicago's Jackie Robinson West beat Las Vegas 7-5 in the US title game of the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., on Saturday. Jackie Robinson West advances to Sunday's championship game to face South Korea.  JR West hails from communities on the South and Southwest Sides of Chicago including Auburn Gresham, Englewood, Chatham, Morgan Park and Washington...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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