ESPN showing 4 classic Little League World Series games
ESPN is celebrating the Little League Baseball World Series with a nine-hour marathon highlighting several of the best games from Williamsport in the last decade. The marathon will include encore presentations of four games, spanning from 3 p.m. to midnight on ESPN2 and the ESPN App.
The marathon opens with the 2016 Little League Baseball World Series Championship Game between Seoul, South Korea, and Maine-Endwell, New York. The prolific team from small-town Maine-Endwell, New York, completed a perfect season with an upset win over heavily favored Seoul. The Maine-Endwell Little League team’s championship run inspired ESPN Films’ World Beaters.
The 2015 Little League World Series Baseball Championship Game follows at 5 p.m. The event drew more than 42,000 fans, one of the largest crowds ever, at the legendary Lamade Stadium as the home state team from Lewisberry competed against Tokyo, Japan.
At 7 p.m., ESPN2 celebrates the breakout game of Little League Baseball hero Mo’ne Davis as she became the first girl to pitch her team to a win in Williamsport. Davis pitched a full six innings for the Philadelphia team, striking out eight batters and giving up only two infield hits on their win over Nashvillle, Tennessee.
The marathon concludes at 9 p.m. with the 2012 Little League Baseball World Series U.S. Championship Game, the highest-scoring game in Little League World Series history with 40 combined runs. The Petaluma, California, team made a dramatic 10-run comeback in the bottom of the sixth inning to force extra innings against the team from Goodlettsville, Tennessee, who ultimately took the 24-16 win.