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, Indiana
North Region
American
CanadaQuebec Sherbrooke, Quebec
Canada Region
Sherbrooke-Lennoxville
Maryland Hagerstown, Maryland
East Region
National
Germany Wiesbaden, Germany
Europe Region
Wiesbaden
Virginia Richmond, Virginia
South Region
Tuckahoe
JapanOsaka Prefecture Osaka, Japan
Far East Region
Wakayama
California Garden Grove, California
West Region
Bolsa
Nicaragua Chinandega, Nicaragua
Latin America Region
Chinendaga

Championship bracket[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
August 18        
 Canada Canada  1
August 22
 Nicaragua Nicaragua  0  
 Canada Canada  5
August 18
   Virginia Virginia  8  
 Virginia Virginia  6
August 24
 Indiana Indiana  2  
 Virginia Virginia  0
August 19
   Japan Japan  1
 California California  3
August 22
 Maryland Maryland  0  
 California California  0 Third place
August 19
   Japan Japan  3  
 Germany Germany  2  Canada Canada  0
 Japan Japan  14    California California  1
August 23

Consolation bracket[edit]

  Games A & B Game D
             
August 19
 Nicaragua Nicaragua 0  
 Indiana Indiana 1  
 
August 21
     Indiana Indiana 1
   Maryland Maryland 0
 
 
Game C
August 20 August 22
 Maryland Maryland 2  Nicaragua Nicaragua  3
 Germany Germany 0    Germany Germany  1
1968 Little League World Series Champions
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Wakayama Little League
Osaka, Japan

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