1949 Little League World Series

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1949 Little League World Series
DatesAugust 24–August 27
Teams participating8
ChampionNew Jersey Hammonton, New Jersey
Runner-upFlorida Pensacola, Florida
← 1948
1950 →

The 1949 Little League World Series was held from August 24 to August 27 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.[1][2] The Hammonton All Stars of Hammonton, New Jersey, defeated the Pensacola All Stars of Pensacola, Florida, in the championship game of the 3rd Little League World Series.[3]

This was the first tournament to be called the "Little League World Series".[4] Attendees at the championship game included Ford Frick, president of the National League (and later Commissioner of Baseball).[3]

Teams[edit]

States represented at the 1949 Little League World Series
Connecticut Bridgeport, Connecticut
Florida Pensacola, Florida
Indiana Lafayette, Indiana
New Jersey Hammonton, New Jersey
New York (state) Corning, New York
Ohio Canton, Ohio
Pennsylvania Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
South Carolina North Charleston, South Carolina

Bracket[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
August 24
 
 
Florida Florida3
 
August 26
 
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania0
 
Florida Florida9
 
August 25
 
Connecticut Connecticut8
 
Connecticut Connecticut4
 
August 27
 
Indiana Indiana1
 
Florida Florida0
 
August 25
 
New Jersey New Jersey5
 
New Jersey New Jersey6
 
August 26
 
Ohio Ohio0
 
New Jersey New Jersey4
 
August 25
 
New York (state) New York2 Third place
 
New York (state) New York3
 
August 27
 
South Carolina South Carolina2
 
Connecticut Connecticut12
 
 
New York (state) New York1
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Little League World Series Starts Wed'day". Pottsville Republican. Pottsville, Pennsylvania. August 23, 1949. p. 19. Retrieved August 24, 2018 – via newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Lock Haven Beaten In 'Little League' Play". Delaware County Daily Times. Chester, Pennsylvania. August 25, 1949. p. 30. Retrieved August 24, 2018 – via newspapers.com.
  3. ^ a b "Hammonton Wins Meet". The Tampa Tribune. Associated Press. August 28, 1949. p. 29. Retrieved August 24, 2018 – via newspapers.com.
  4. ^ French, Ben (August 18, 1949). "Famous 'Little League' World Series at Williamsport Soon". Standard-Sentinel. Hazleton, Pennsylvania. p. 14. Retrieved August 20, 2018 – via newspapers.com.

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