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2021 Hank Aaron all-star team

C—Cameron Thorning, Michigan: The Hank Aaron Player of the Series was a force in all facets and nearly homered in each of his last four games entering Sunday's national final. Only an amazing home run saving catch by Hawaii center fielder Kaikea Patoc-Young prevented that from happening. ...

2021 Tom Seaver all-star team

C—Andrew Nuruki, California: Nuruki has been lights out at home plate. The California catcher has put out 28 players on 29 total chances. Nuruki also batted .400 throughout his four games of the tournament on a California offense that attacked pitches well throughout the Little League World ...

Hawaii team is awarded Jack Losch Sportsmanship award

Little League announced Honolulu Little League as the recipient of the Jack Losch Sportsmanship Award. Stephen Keener, Little League President and CEO, said showing the level of respect and sportsmanship the Honolulu team brought to the World Series is a remarkable feat. “From their ...

Longtime broadcaster Ken Sawyer earns Little League’s Friendship Award

In celebration of his 50th season as part of the official radio broadcast of the Little League World Series, Ken Sawyer was named the 2021 W. Howard Hartman Little League Friendship Award winner. “While every year’s World Series brings different sights and sounds to Williamsport, the one ...

Michigan wins first LLWS championship since 1959

Former opponents joined forces this summer. Together they grew stronger as three Taylor, Michigan teams became one. And now Taylor is the world's best Little League Baseball team. Jackson Surma went 2 for 3 with four RBIs, Ethan Van Belle and Gavin Ulin left the bases loaded three times ...

Hawaii wins consolation game at LLWS over South Dakota

Before Saturday, South Dakota hadn’t trailed once and didn’t let up a single run in the Little League World Series. Once it was knocked into the consolation game and faced Hawaii, Sioux Falls once again trailed early, and never pulled ahead. Hawaii -- whose only loss was in the Hank Aaron ...