1961 Senior League World Series

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1961 Senior League World Series
Tournament information
Location Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Dates August 22–25
Final positions
Champions Pennsylvania Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania
Runner-up North Carolina Sylva, North Carolina
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The 1961 Senior League World Series (then known as the "Senior Division Tournament") took place from August 22–25 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, United States at Bowman Field. Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania defeated Sylva, North Carolina in the championship game.

This was the inaugural SLWS.


United States
Pennsylvania South Williamsport, Pennsylvania

North Carolina Sylva, North Carolina

Alabama Atmore, Alabama

Ohio Brook Park, Ohio

Kentucky Harlan, Kentucky

Pennsylvania Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania

Maryland North East, Maryland

Rhode Island Riverside, Rhode Island

New Jersey Pompton Lakes, New Jersey



  Opening Game First Round Semifinals Championship
Pennsylvania Host 3  
Maryland Maryland 2     1–0 Pennsylvania Host 1  
        Pennsylvania Pennsylvania 2    
      1–0 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania (F/8) 9  
      1–0 New Jersey New Jersey 8  
        New Jersey New Jersey 2    
        Alabama Alabama 0  
    2–0 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania 8
  2–0 North Carolina North Carolina 1
    North Carolina North Carolina 9  
    Kentucky Kentucky 0    
      1–0 North Carolina North Carolina 6
      1–0 Rhode Island Rhode Island 0  
    Ohio Ohio 2    
    Rhode Island Rhode Island 6  
1961 Senior League World Series Champions
Flag of Pennsylvania.svg
Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania


  1. ^ Mexico Wins on No-Hitter. Bristol Daily Courier
  2. ^ LL 'Seniors' in 2nd Round. Lock Haven Express
  3. ^ Teams Meet Today for Senior LL Title. Clearfield Progress
  4. ^ Natrona Takes Senior Honors. Dubois Courier Express