1968 Little League World Series

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1968 Little League World Series
Dates August 18–
August 23
Teams participating 8
Champion Japan Wakayama Little League
Osaka, Japan
Runner-up United StatesVirginia Tuckahoe Little League
Richmond, Virginia

The 1968 Little League World Series took place between August 20 and August 24 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The Wakayama Little League of Osaka, Japan defeated the Tuckahoe Little League of Richmond, Virginia in the championship game of the 22nd Little League World Series.

Qualification[edit]

United States International
Indiana Terre Haute, IN
North
American
CanadaQuebec Sherbrooke, QC
Canada
Sherbrooke-Lennoxville
Maryland Hagerstown, MD
East
National
Germany Wiesbaden
Europe
Wiesbaden
Virginia Richmond, VA
South
Tuckahoe
Japan Osaka
Far East
Wakayama
California Garden Grove, CA
West
Bolsa
Nicaragua Chinandega
Latin America
Chinendaga

Winners Bracket[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
18 August        
 Canada Sherbrooke, Quebec  1
22 August
 Nicaragua Chinandega, Nicaragua  0  
 CanadaSherbrooke, Quebec  5
18 August
   United StatesVirginia Richmond, Virginia  8  
 United StatesVirginia Richmond, Virginia  6
24 August
 United StatesIndiana Terre Haute, Indiana  2  
 United StatesVirginia Richmond, Virginia  0
19 August
   Japan Osaka, Japan  1
 United StatesCalifornia Garden Grove, California  3
22 August
 United StatesMaryland Hagerstown, Maryland  0  
 United StatesCaliforniaGarden Grove, California  0 Third place
19 August
   Japan Osaka, Japan  3  
 Germany Wiesbaden, West Germany  2  Canada Sherbrooke, Quebec  0
 Japan Osaka, Japan  14    United StatesCalifornia Garden Grove, California  1
23 August

Consolation Bracket[edit]

  Games A & B Game D
             
19 August
 Nicaragua Chinandega, Nicaragua 0  
 United StatesIndiana Terre Haute, Indiana 1  
 
21 August
     United StatesIndiana Terre Haute, Indiana 1
   United StatesMaryland Hagerstown, Maryland 0
 
 
Game C
20 August 22 August
 Maryland Hagerstown, Maryland 2  Nicaragua Chinandega, Nicaragua  3
 Germany Wiesbaden, Germany 0    Germany Wiesbaden, West Germany  1
1968 Little League World Series Champions
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Wakayama Little League
Osaka, Japan

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