Every team that reaches the Little League® World Series is a champion. Coming full circle, the teams that play for the opportunity to win one of nine Little League World Championships do so on a grand stage, but with the confidence and comfort in knowing that just like in their hometown league, they are there to have fun.
In the summer of 2015, Little League Baseball® titles were won my teams from Japan (Little League), South Korea (Intermediate 50/70), Chinese Taipei (Junior League), Texas (Senior League), and Puerto Rico (Big League).
Little League Softball® World Champions hailed from North Carolina (Little League), Florida (Junior League), Montana (Senior League), and Louisiana (Big League).
The 2015 Little League Baseball World Series was held in Williamsport, Pa., the home of Little League International. Players ages 11 and 12 participated in this 32-game tournament watched by nearly 500,000 fans for the 10-day event. This year marked the 69th Little League Baseball World Series. Tokyo Kitasuna Little League, Japan’s National Champions, took home this year’s title, marking the third time this league has captured the championship. Japan defeated the Mid-Atlantic Region Champions from Red Land Little League in Lewisberry, Pa., by the score of 18-11. The combined total number of runs scored in the Championship Game is a World Series record.
Little League Intermediate (50/70) Baseball
The Little League Intermediate (50/70) Baseball World Series was played in Livermore, Calif. West Seoul Little League from Seoul, South Korea, representing the Asia-Pacific Region defeated Florida’s Wellington Recreation Little League, 10-5, in the title game to claim the third annual Intermediate (50/70) Baseball World Series championship.
Junior League Baseball
The Junior League Baseball World Series was held in Taylor, Mi. The Asia-Pacific Region representatives from Shan Junior High School of Tai Chung, Chinese Taipei, won the 35th Junior League Baseball World Series in convincing style, defeating Frederick County National East Little League, the Southeast Region champions, 12-0.
Senior League Baseball
The Senior League Baseball World Series played in Bangor, Maine, was won by West University Little League from West University Place, Texas. In 2015, West University Little League, the Southwest Region Champions, downed Central Region Champions East Holmes Little League of Ohio, 8-1. This year’s victory gave West University Little League its third Senior League World Series championship, the most Senior League titles won by any Little League program in the United States.
Big League Baseball
This year, Easley, S.C., celebrated its 15th anniversary as host of Big League Baseball World Series. The Latin America Region took home the 2015 World Championship, as Guayama, Puerto Rico District 13 defeated the West Region Champion, Conejo Valley Little League, 3-1.
The 42nd Little League Softball World Series was played in Portland, Ore. Southeast region Champion Rowan Little League from Salisbury, N.C., won the 2015 tournament compliments of a 4-2 triumph over Rhode Island’s Warwick North Little League, the East Region Champion.
The 16th Junior League Softball World Series, played in Kirkland, Wash., was won by Florida’s Tampa Bay/Inter Bay/Palma Ceia Little League. The Southeast Region Champions posted a 9-2 victory over Norzagaray Little League from the Philippines, which represented the Asia-Pacific Region in this year’s World Series.
The Senior League Softball World Series was played in Sussex County, Del., and was won by Garden City Softball Little League (GCSLL). Representing the West Region, GCSLL shut out the Central Region winners Escanaba Little League from Michigan, by the score of 10-0.
The 33rd Big League Softball World Series was contested in Sussex County, Del., along with the Senior League Softball World Series. Capturing the Big League world title was the Southwest Region Champion from Louisiana District 5, as the result of a 9-1 win over the West Region winners from California District 51.