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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Rain delays starts for today's games at the JLWS (August 16)

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Fans of the Junior League World Series should note that the starting times for today’s games for August 16 have been changed, due to the rain in the Detroit region.

USA West (California) and USA Central (Illinois) will now begin play at 6 p.m., n...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Four teams face must-win games today in JLWS

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The 38th annual Junior League Baseball World Series is down to six teams with world championship dreams. Two must-win games are set today at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Four teams eliminated from championship contention on Tuesday

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Suddenly, the Junior League Baseball World Series is down to eight teams. Four teams were eliminated from contention on Tuesday. Four more games on Wednesday at Taylor’s  Heritage Park will limit the field even further.

The week-long int...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Tension builds as teams face championship elimination today (August 14)

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There may be a bit of tension today at World Series Field. Four games are scheduled and the losing team in each game will be eliminated from contention in the Junior League Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

The week-long internatio...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Will Day 2 hold form after a wild opening slate of games?

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Four teams will make their debut today in the 38th annual Junior League Youth Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

Day two of the international week-long tournament comes after one of the most exciting opening days ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Opening ceremonies kick off at 8 p.m. Saturday, August 11

Opening ceremonies of the Junior League Baseball World Series begin about 8 p.m. Saturday, August 11. The event is open to the public at no cost. Tournament organizers are counting on local fans to make visitors feel welcome. Admission is free.

The ceremon...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

2018 JLWS ready to roll after last year's exciting finish

Jack Regenye's amazing catch

A year after Chinese Taipei won its fifth straight world championship and an outfielder from Pennsylvania stole a guaranteed home run by making the “catch of the Millennium,” the Junior League Baseball World...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Junior League Baseball World Series set to return to Taylor, Mich., for 38th straight year

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TAYLOR, MICHIGAN – For the 38th consecutive year, the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old baseball players will compete for the world championship of Junior League Baseball during the 2018 Junior League World Series at Taylor’s Heritage ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Teams firming up for 38th annual JLWS

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Six of the 12 teams have qualified for the 38th annual Junior League World Series, which holds its opening ceremonies on Saturday, August 11, at Heritage Park in Taylor. Here's how things look thus far:

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Chinese Taipei claims 37th JLWS crown

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The Shing-Ming Junior Little League all-stars from Taoyuan City have won the fifth straight Junior League Baseball World Series for Chinese Taipei.

The International champions of the 13- and 14-year-old division of Little League baseball defeated the USA c...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

For Marty Ort, the game is the love of his life

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Marty Ort has been involved in baseball his whole life. He played T-ball at age 5 in the Scranton Central City Little League in Pennsylvania and played baseball until age 12.

At 13, he volunteered to operate the pitching machine for younger players. Two ye...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Browntown Township resident serves as volunteer umpire

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For 35-year veteran umpire Mike Roach, it’s the young ballplayers who keep him doing what he loves.

Roach, a 59-year-old Brownstown resident and an auto line worker for Ford Motor Co. since 1994, has been volunteering at the Junior League Basebal...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

It's Pennsylvania vs. Chinese Tapei for the 37th JLWS title

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The world championship of the 37th annual Junior League Baseball World Series will be determined today at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

USA champion Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, will play International champion Taoyuan City, Chinese Taipei, at noon.

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

International, USA champs to be determined Saturday

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The 2017 International and United States champions of the Junior League Baseball World Series will be determined Saturday at Taylor’s Heritage Park.Only three games remain in the eight-day international tournament for the best teams of 13- and 1...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Texas player wins home run derby contest

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Garrett Graham of the Wylie Little League junior all-stars in Abilene, Texas, won the annual Home Run Derby held during the Junior League World Series.

Graham and Luis Ortega of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, hit four of their five balls off the tee for home runs a...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Key rain outs to be played today at 4 and 7 p.m.

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Two key rained-out games scheduled for Thursday will be made up today at the 37th annual Junior League Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

Only five games remain in the international tournament for the best teams of 13- and 14-year-o...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Asia-Pacific, USA East claim slots in International and USA finals

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The defending Junior League world champions from Taoyuan, Chinese Taipei, and the USA East champs from Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, have punched their tickets to the International and USA championship games, respectively, during the Junior League Basebal...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

JLWS field begins to narrow

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Every game matters! That’s been the status every day this week during the Junior League Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

The action continues today with four games with huge implications. Two more teams will be eliminate...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Day 3 features trio of key games

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Three teams will be eliminated from competition today, while three keep going at the Junior League Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

Tuesday is day three of the eight-day international tournament for the best teams of 13- and 14-ye...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Czech Republic, Venezuela and Pennsylvania set to debut in Junior League Baseball World Series

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Championship teams from Czech Republic, Venezuela and Pennsylvania will make their 2017 debut in the Junior League Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

Monday is day two of the eight-day international tournament for the best teams of ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Series returns to Taylor for 37th year

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For the 37th consecutive year, the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old baseball players will compete for the Junior League Baseball World Series this week at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

Opening ceremonies of the annual spectacle are set for about 8 p.m...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Opening Ceremonies are Saturday for Junior League Baseball World Series in Taylor

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Opening ceremonies of the 37th annual Junior League Baseball World Series are set for 8 p.m. Saturday on World Series Field at Taylor’s Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

The nighttime event is open to the public and tournament organizers are coun...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Junior League World Series recycles plastic bottle caps to turn them into high-quality benches

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Collecting and recycling plastic bottle caps has turned into a grand slam for organizers of the Junior League Baseball World Series in Taylor.

Thousands of pounds of the caps have been turned into 10 high-quality, heavy-duty, 185-pound, six-foot benches th...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Opening ceremonies scheduled for Saturday night, August 12

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Opening ceremonies for the 2017 Junior League World Series are scheduled for Saturday night, August 12.

The ceremonies will be held at the JLWS Field, located in Heritage Park.

Included will be introductions, dignitaries and fireworks.

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

JLWS: Did you know?

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The Stars of Today Could be the Major Leaguers of Tomorrow: 

The history of the Series includes an impressive list of players who went on to careers in professional and college sports. The latest alumnus to make it to the pros is Patrick Mahomes I...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

2017 Junior League World Series' games to begin August 13

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The games of the 37th annual Junior League Baseball World Series get under way August 13-20 at World Series Field in Taylor’s Heritage Park.

Eleven teams from around the world will compete for the world championship of the 13- and 14-year-old div...

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