The inaugural Little League Urban Initiative Jamboree is held at Little League International, as eight teams from several states spend a four-day weekend in Williamsport.
Jack Losch, center fielder for Maynard Midgets, the first Little League Baseball World Series championship team in 1947, passes away. Mr. Losch became an All-American at the University of Miami, a running back for the Green Bay Packers, a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot and a senior executive at General Motors.
Pabao Little League of Willemstad, Curacao, Netherlands, Antilles, becomes the seventh country and first Caribbean champion to win the Little League World Series.
Vice President Dick Cheney attends the World Series.
For the first time in 58 years of World Series competition, two girls play in the same World Series.