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Hall of Famer Lou Brock Helps 60th Little League World Series Get Started

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 19, 2006) – Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Brock helped get the 60th Little League Baseball World Series started last night when he served as Grand Marshal of the Grand Slam Parade through the streets of downtown Williamsport.

A story on the web site of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum can be found here .

A link to video from the Grand Slam Parade can be found on the Major League Baseball web site here: http://www.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/emailArticleServlet?aid=1108443

Mr. Brock also tossed out the ceremonial first pitch of the Series today. He also took time to speak with two of the teams and sign autographs.

The Little League Baseball World Series runs through Aug. 27, with 32 games scheduled. Complete details can be found here: http://www.littleleague.org/worldseries.html

Little League on Parade: Watching the Grand Slam Parade from the balcony of Williamsport’s Community Arts Center are, from right, Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, Little League President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen D. Keener, Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Brock, and Mr. Brock’s wife, Jacqueline. Mr. Brock was grand marshal for the annual parade, which featured all 16 Little League Baseball World Series teams, the World Series umpires, and