Pieces of the Past - Aloha! Hawaii's Walk-Off World Championship
The World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Little League
The black and red jersey representing the Northwest Region from
The team was the first from
This was only the second walk-off home run in the history of championship games and the third time since 1971 that a championship game was forced into extra innings.
The game, which lasted two hours and 43 minutes, was nip and tuck with
Then the Northwest’s lead-off batter in the seventh inning, Michael Memea, stepped up to the plate and slammed a home run to clinch the victory.
The game ball is on loan to the
Michael Memea and his teammates are just one of the teams to accomplish great things during their time in
The World of Little League Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store, 525 Route 15 Highway, just south of Williamsport, is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The facility is accessible to the disabled.
Rates are $5 for adults; $3 for those 62 and older; $2 for children between the ages of 5 and 13. There is no fee for children 4 or younger. Group rates and tours are available.
For more information, call the World of Little League museum at (570) 326-3607; or visit www.LittleLeague.org/learn/museum.htm. Friend the Museum on Facebook, at: www.facebook.com/LittleLeagueMuseum or follow on Twitter, at: www.Twitter.com/LittleLeagueMuseum.