2004 Little League World Series

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2004 Little League World Series
Dates August 20–
August 29
Teams participating 16
Champion Pabao Little League
Curaçao Willemstad, Curaçao
Runner-up Conejo Valley Little League
United StatesCalifornia Thousand Oaks, USA

The 2004 Little League World Series took place between August 20 and August 29 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA. The Pabao Little League of Willemstad, Curaçao defeated Conejo Valley Little League of Thousand Oaks, California (USA) in the championship game of the 58th Little League World Series, the first for the Caribbean island.


Qualification[edit]

Between five and twelve teams take part in 16 regional qualification tournaments, which vary in format depending on region. In the United States, the qualification tournaments are in the same format as the Little League World Series itself: a round-robin tournament followed by an elimination round to determine the regional champion.

Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
California Thousand Oaks
West
Conejo Valley
Texas Richmond
Southwest
Lamar National
Panama Panama City
Latin America
Curundu
Curaçao Willemstad
Caribbean
Pabao
North Carolina Morganton
Southeast
Morganton
Maryland Preston
Mid-Atlantic
South Caroline
Chinese Taipei Kaohsiung
Asia
Shou-Tien
Mexico Guadalupe, Nuevo León
Mexico
Guadalupe Linda Vista
Rhode Island Lincoln
New England
Lincoln
Washington (state) Redmond
Northwest
North
Canada Ottawa
Canada
East Nepean
Saudi Arabia Dhahran
Transatlantic
Arabian-American
Iowa Davenport
Midwest
Northwest
Kentucky Owensboro
Great Lakes
Southern
Poland Kutno
Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
Kutno
Northern Mariana Islands Saipan
Pacific
Saipan

Pool play[edit]

The top two teams in each pool move on to their respective semifinals. The winners of each will meet August 29 to play for the Little League world championship.

Pool A
Region Record
West 3-0
Southeast 2-1
New England 1-2
Midwest 0-3
Pool B
Region Record
Southwest 3-0
Mid-Atlantic 1-2
Northwest 1-2
Great Lakes 1-2

August 20

Midwest 4-10 Southeast
New England ppd. West

August 21

Mid-Atlantic 7-2 Great Lakes
Southwest 18-7 Northwest
Midwest 2-3 New England

August 22

Southwest 12-2
(5 innings)
Great Lakes
Southeast 2-9 West
Northwest 8-3 Mid-Atlantic

August 23

Midwest 0-10
(5 innings)
West
New England 4-5 Southeast

August 24

New England 1-3 West
Southwest 13-1 Mid-Atlantic
Northwest 2-3
(5 innings)
Great Lakes

International[edit]

Pool C
Region Record
Latin America 3-0
Asia 2-1
Canada 1-2
EMEA 0-3
Pool D
Region Record
Caribbean 3-0
Mexico 2-1
Transatlantic 1-2
Pacific 0-3

August 20

Latin America 12-2
(5 innings)
Canada

August 21

Caribbean 3-2 Mexico
Transatlantic 4-1 Pacific
EMEA 0-18 Asia

August 22

Latin America 9-0 EMEA
Transatlantic 0-1 Mexico

August 23

Pacific 3-6 Mexico
Caribbean 6-1 Transatlantic
Canada 2-7 Asia

August 24

Caribbean 3-0 Pacific
Canada 5-1 EMEA
Latin America 6-2 Asia

Elimination rounds[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
August 25 - Lamade        
 Curaçao Willemstad, Curaçao  9
August 28 - Lamade
 Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taiwan  8  
 Curaçao Willemstad, Curaçao  4
August 26 - Lamade
   Mexico Guadalupe, Mexico  0  
 Panama Panama City, Panama  2
August 29 - Lamade
 Mexico Guadalupe, Mexico  6  
 United StatesCalifornia Thousand Oaks, California  2
August 25 - Lamade
   Curaçao Willemstad, Curaçao  5
 Texas Richmond, Texas  8
August 28 - Lamade
 North Carolina Morganton, North Carolina  2  
 Texas Richmond, Texas  0 Third place
August 26 - Lamade
   California Thousand Oaks, California  4  
 California Thousand Oaks, California  3  United StatesTexas Richmond, Texas  5
 Maryland Preston, Maryland  1    Mexico Guadalupe, Mexico  0
August 29 - Volunteer
2004 Little League World Series Champions
Curaçao
Pabao Little League
Willemstad, Curaçao

Notable players[edit]

-Jurickson Profar (Willemstad, Curacao) Texas Rangers infielder

-Jonathan Schoop (Willemstad, Curacao) Baltimore Orioles infielder

Champions Path[edit]

Round Opposition Result
Caribbean Regional
Group Stage Sint Maarten Philipsburg LL 13-3
Group Stage Dominican Republic Virgilio Jiménez LL 10-4
Group Stage British Virgin Islands BVI LL 4-3
Group Stage Aruba Aruba South LL 4-1
Semifinals United States Virgin Islands Elrod Hendricks LL 3-0
Caribbean Championship Aruba Aruba North LL 6-0

Notes[edit]

  • † Postponed (rained out)
  • ‡ Game ended by "mercy rule" (at least 10-run difference through 4 innings)

External links[edit]