Little League World Series
Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons are being honored today for their recent performance in the Little League World Series with a parade down Broad Street.
And the city is encouraging everyone to come out and congratulate the Taney Dragons on their success.
The sweethearts of the summer will be honored with a parade kicking off a 2 p.m. on Wednesday.
Mayor Michael Nutter made the surprise announcement Sunday during a homecoming celebration for the team at Love Park.
While the Taney Dragons are getting all of the attention for their Little League World Series run, the boys from Broomall-Newtown deserve recognition, also. The 13-year-olds won the Babe Ruth World Series.
The Philadelphia Phillies announced on Sunday that the Taney Dragons will be honored during a special pregame tribute Wednesday night at Citizen’s Bank Park.
Mayor Michael Nutter says the event will take place when the team arrives at about noon Sunday at Love Park in Philadelphia.
Taney Dad Bryant Simon talked about the team’s run at the Little League World Series.
The Taney Dragons lost a nail biter to Illinois 6-5 to end their Little League World Series run.
The Taney Dragons loss to Las Vegas, Nevada was the highest rated Little League World Series game.
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The Taney Dragons fell to Nevada 8-1 and will play Illinois on Thursday.
When the Taney Dragons take the field tonight, Mahlon “Duck” Duckett will be watching every move.
Bill Campbell discusses the Taney Dragons, Rob Manfred and Dick Bavetta’s retirement.
“We can’t help but feel a certain pride and ownership in this team,” says Springside Chestnut Hill Academy principal Dr. Priscilla Sands.