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]


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


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


  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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