Little League World Series
The magical, yearlong ride for the Taney Dragons continues, as the Little League baseball team was being honored with the prestigious John Wanamaker Athletic Award.
Thanks in part to a parade down Broad Street to honor a nice run by the Taney Dragons, the league is seeing an influx of players of all ages this year according to the Secretary of the League’s Board of Directors, Ellen Siegel. She says the league has averaged about 900 players the past few years, but this year the number has spiked to well over 1,000.
In her book, Mo’ne Davis: Remember My Name: My Story from First Pitch to Game Changer, she goes through what it was like to play in the Little League World Series and how it felt to be thrust into the national spotlight overnight.
Chicago eliminated Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons from the tournament last summer, in Williamsport, Pa.
Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West LLWS U.S. Champs stripped of title.
It’s another W for Mo’ne Davis. Sports Illustrated Kids has named the Philadelphia Little League star its Sports Kid of the Year.
As part of the Taney Dragons’ thrilling third-place run in Williamsport, Pa. this past summer, the 13-year-old became the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game.
Mo’ne Davis will throw out the first pitch before Game 4 of the World Series.
A Chevrolet commercial featuring Mo’ne Davis aired during game one of the World Series.
Mo’ne Davis has donated her LLWS jersey to the Hall of Fame.
The 13-year-old Davis plans to donate the jersey she wore last month when she pitched a two-hit shutout, becoming the first girl to win a game at the LLWS. She will visit the Hall on Thursday with her Little League teammates from Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons and the Anderson Monarchs, her longtime travel team.
They’re going from non-stop attention and adulation as Little League World Series stars, back to doing homework and taking out the trash.
Bill Campbell discusses various sports issues from Horse Racing, to the Little League World Series, and everything in between.
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.