1998

1998 - The Beast from the East

EVENTS

Little League expands to include 95 countries.

Toms River (N.J.) East American Little League wins the Little League Baseball World Series defeating Kashima (Japan) Little League, 12-9, in a championship game featuring 11 home runs and 41,200 fans.

It is announced that the Little League Baseball World Series will expand from eight teams to 16 in 2001, and a second stadium will be built.

1998 - Play Ball