Tag: Europe-Africa Region

Northwest Takes 4-3 Victory Over Europe-Africa

Sprague (Ore.) Little League topped Emilia-Romagna (Italy) Little League 4-3 to claim their first victory in the Little League Baseball® World Series. Oregon jumped ahead to an early lead with one run in the first inning. They scored three more in the third inning to tally four total runs. Italy answered, with one run in […]

A Young Italy Team Living the Williamsport Dream

By Will Desautelle When Europe-Africa Manager Francesco Lamanuzzi played for Emilia Romagna Little League years ago, his team’s quest to get to Williamsport fell short twice. Now as the manager for the youngest team in the Little League Baseball® World Series, he is leading the fourth team from Emilia Romagna to play in Williamsport. When […]

Canada Closes out Europe-Africa, 10-0

Coquitlam Little League, the Canada Region Champions, collected its first 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series win with a four-inning 10-0 victory over Europe-Africa’s Emilia Romagna Little League. Brady Dorwart earned the mound win for Canada. He allowed zero hits and zero runs over one-third of an inning, walking zero. Offensively, Canada’s Matt Shanley went […]

Chofu City, Japan Defeats Italy’s Emilia Romagna Little League in Dominant Showing, 20-0

Chofu (Japan) City Little League kicked off its Little League Baseball® World Series tournament in dominant fashion, defeating Emilia (Italy) Little League, 20-0. The Japan Region Champion had a slow start, but after a scoreless first inning Taishi Kawaguchi opening launched the offense witha solo home run. The Chofu City Little Leaguers would post 18 […]

Emilia Romagna Little League Returns to Williamsport as the 2019 Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa Region Champions

Emilia Romagna Little League from Bologna, Italy, has officially been crowned the Europe and Africa Region Champion and is headed to Williamsport for the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series. Emilia Romagna Little League went undefeated throughout the regional tournament, beating teams from the Netherlands twice, Spain, and Austria while outscoring opponents, 27-7, in four […]

Host Family for the SLBWS Europe-Africa Region Team

Please help welcome Anthony, Amy, Kayla, Dylan, and Tyler Swain as the host family for the Senior League Baseball World Series Europe-Africa Region Team. This is their second year hosting!

Growing the Game of Baseball Throughout Europe and Africa Region

Soccer. Basketball. Hockey. Cricket. These might all be sports easily identified as popular in Europe, but the players from the 16 teams who competed in the 2018 Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa Region Tournament in Kutno, Poland, may disagree. With the rapid development of baseball in Europe over the last few years, Little League […]

British Little Leaguers® Show Support for MLB London Series

While most people think of cricket, rugby, and soccer when they hear about sports in London, Little Leaguers® from the United Kingdom are excited to see the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees head across the Atlantic for the MLB London Series on June 29-30, 2019. The MLB London Series will mark the first […]

First-Round Pairings for 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series Schedule Announced

Each year, during the second week of June, Little League® International celebrates National Little League Week with the annual Little League Baseball® World Series (LLBWS) Luncheon. This year’s luncheon, held on June 13, featured Harry “Rusty” Sechler of the 1969 Newberry (Pa.) Little League team, and current Newberry Little Leaguers, Emerson Beagle and Braize Lambert, who assisted […]

adidas and Little League® Unveil Uniforms for the 2019 Little League Baseball & Softball World Series Tournaments

Little League® Baseball and Softball and adidas today unveiled the uniforms for the 2019 Little League World Series (LLWS) tournaments, which will make their on-field debut at the start of the Senior League Baseball World Series in Easley, S.C., on July 27. To tell the story behind the LLWS experience, adidas teamed up with Little […]