Little League World Collection groups, ages, pitch rely & extra to know for 2021 match

Williamsport, Pa., is about to be stuffed once more with the perfect Little League groups within the nation. 

Sixteen of the perfect U.S. groups will begin competing on Aug. 19 for the primary Little League World Collection motion in almost two years because the 2020 version was known as off because of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Within the 73rd Little League World Collection, Eastbank Little League from Louisiana gained the title over Pabao Little Little of Curacao. With no worldwide groups this 12 months, an American workforce shall be named champion for the third straight version. 

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Little League World Collection groups

For the primary time since 1975, there’ll solely be American groups competing to win the Little League World Collection. Since 2010, the U.S. has had states win the Little League World Collection 4 instances, whereas Japan (5) and South Korea (one) have gained the remaining six. 

As a substitute of getting one U.S. bracket and one other worldwide facet, there would be the Hank Aaron championship and the Tom Seaver championship, named for the 2 Corridor of Famer gamers who handed away over the previous 12 months. 

Here is a have a look at the units of groups from the U.S. that shall be vying for the 2021 Little League World Collection title.

Hank Aaron championship groups

State Crew Location
Hawaii Honolulu Little League Honolulu, Hawaii
Nebraska Hastings Baseball Little League Hastings, Neb.
Michigan Taylor North Little League Taylor, Mich.
Washington Eastlake Little League Sammamish, Wa.
Connecticut Manchester Little League Manchester, Conn.
New Jersey Toms River East Little League Toms River, N.J.
Florida Martin County North Little League Palm Metropolis, Fla.
Texas Wylie Little League Abilene, Texas

Tom Seaver championship groups

State Crew Location
Tennessee Nolensville Little League Nolensville, Tenn.
New Hampshire North Manchester-Hooksett Little League Hooksett, N.H.
Pennsylvania Higher Windfall Little League Oaks, Pa.
Louisiana Lafayette Little League Lafayette, La.
Ohio West Aspect Little League Hamilton, Ohio
California Torrance Little League Torrance, Calif.
Oregon Lake Oswego Little League Lake Oswego, Ore.
South Dakota Sioux Falls Little League Sioux Falls, S.D.

2021 Little League World Collection bracket


You may obtain a PDF of the complete of the complete 2021 Little League World Collection bracket right here.

Little League World Collection location

The Little League World Collection shall be again in Williamsport, Pa., with the video games cut up between Howard J. Lamade Stadium and Little League Volunteer Stadium. The previous has been internet hosting video games since 1959, whereas the latter was added in 2001 to assist present extra space for video games. 

How outdated are Little League World Collection gamers?

For the second straight Little League World Collection, the one gamers that shall be competing are these aged 11 or 12. 

Previously, gamers as outdated as 13 have been eligible to compete on the groups within the Little League World Collection. 

What’s the LLWS pitch rely restrict?

MLB pitchers that face a starter’s workload are sometimes rested 4 to 5 days, although some pitchers, when known as on, will go on shorter relaxation. That is not the case in Little League. Pitchers are mandated to obtain various days of relaxation based mostly on the quantity of pitches thrown in an outing.

As well as, based mostly on Little League rules, 11 and 12 12 months olds can not throw greater than 85 pitches in an look. That could be a step up from the 75 pitches for 9 and 10 12 months olds, and 10 pitches beneath the 95 restrict for 13-16 12 months olds. 

# of Pitches Days of relaxation
66-85 4
51-65 3
36-50 2
21-35 1
1-20 0

Little League World Collection discipline dimension

  • 46 ft: Pitching rubber to dwelling plate
  • 60 ft: Size of basepaths
  • 225 ft: Dwelling plate to outfield fence

Each Howard J. Lamade Stadium and Little League Volunteer Stadium function the identical dimensions, with the mound being 46 ft from dwelling plate, the basepaths being 60 ft in size and any level within the outfield checking in at 225 ft away from dwelling plate. 

MLB stadiums function mounds 60 ft, 6 inches away from the plate and the basepaths are 90 ft in size. 

Who gained the LLWS in 2019?

The state of Louisiana took dwelling its first Little League World Collection championship in 2019 when the Eastbank Little Leaugue workforce from River Ridge defeated Pabao Little Little of Willemstad, Curacao. After defeating the Central East Maui Little League workforce from Hawaii in the USA bracket, Eastbank superior to the championship and beat Pabao 8-0 in Howard J. Lamade Stadium.

This 12 months, Louisiana shall be represented by the Lafayette Little League workforce. 

Record of previous Little League World Collection champions

Taiwan has dominated the Little League World Collection stage because it has taken dwelling 17 titles. The subsequent closest is Japan, which has gained 9. California has gained seven titles — six from Southern California and one from Northern California.

12 months Winner
1947 Williamsport, Pa.
1948 Lock Haven, Pa.
1949 Hammonton, N.J.
1951 Stamford, Conn.
1952 Norwalk, Conn.
1953 Birmingham, Ala.
1954 Schenectady, N.Y.
1955 Morrisville, Pa.
1956 Roswell, N.M.
1957 Monterrey, Mexico
1958 Monterrey, Mexico
1959 Hamtramck, Mich.
1960 Levittown, Pa.
1961 El Cajon, Calif.
1962 San Jose, Calif.
1963 Granada Hills, Calif.
1964 Staten Island, N.Y.
1965 Windsor Locks, Conn.
1966 Houston
1967 West Tokyo, Japan
1968 Wakayama, Osaka, Japan
1969 Taichung, Taiwan
1970 Wayne, N.J.
1971 Tainan, Taiwan
1972 Taipei, Taiwan
1973 Tainan, Taiwan
1974 Kaohsiung, Taiwan
1975 Lakewood, N.J.
1976 Chofu, Tokyo, Japan
1977 Kahosiung, Taiwan
1978 Pingtung, Taiwan
1979 Chiayi County, Taiwan
1980 Hua-Lien, Taiwan
1981 Taichung, Taiwan
1982 Kirkland, Wash.
1983 Marietta, Ga.
1984 Seoul, South Korea
1985 Seoul, South Korea
1986 Tainan, Taiwan
1987 Hua-Lien, Taiwan
1988 Taichung, Taiwan
1989 Trumbull, Conn.
1990 Tainan County, Taiwan
1991 Taichung, Taiwan
1992 Lengthy Seaside, Calif.
1993 Lengthy Seaside, Calif.
1994 Maracaibo, Venezuela
1995 Tainan, Taiwan
1996 Kaohsiung, Taiwan
1997 Guadalupe, Mexico
1998 Toms River, N.J.
1999 Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
2001 Maracaibo, Venezuela
2002 Valley Station, Ky.
2003 Musashi-Fuchu, Tokyo
2004 Willemstad, Curacao
2005 Ewa Seaside, Hawaii
2006 Columbus, Ga.
2007 Warner-Robins, Ga.
2008 Waipahu, Hawaii
2009 Chula Vista, Calif.
2010 Edogawa Minami, Tokyo
2011 Huntington Seaside, Calif.
2012 Tokyo Kitasuna, Tokyo
2013 Musashi Fuchu, Tokyo
2014 Seoul, South Korea
2015 Tokyo Kitasuna, Tokyo
2016 Maine-Endwell, N.Y.
2017 Tokyo Kitasuna, Tokyo
2018 Honolulu
2019 River Ridge, Lou.

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