1978 Senior League World Series

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1978 Senior League World Series
Tournament information
LocationGary, Indiana
DatesAugust 14–19
Final positions
ChampionsTaiwan Hualien, Taiwan
Runner-upIllinois Burbank, Illinois
← 1977
1979 →

The 1978 Senior League World Series took place from August 14–19 in Gary, Indiana, United States. Hualien, Taiwan defeated Burbank, Illinois in the championship game. It was Taiwan's seventh straight championship.

Teams[edit]

United States International
New York (state) Queens Village, New York

East
Canada Surrey, British Columbia

Canada
Illinois Burbank, Illinois

North
Spain Madrid, Spain

Europe
Texas Waskom, Texas

South
Taiwan Hualien, Taiwan

Far East
Hawaii Kaneohe, Hawaii

West
Netherlands Antilles Aruba, Netherlands Antilles

Latin America

Results[edit]

[1][2][3][4][5][6]

  First Round     Second Round     Third Round     Semifinals     Championship
                                                 
  Winner's Bracket
  New York (state) New York 9  
  Canada Canada 6    
      1–0 New York (state) New York 2  
      1–0 Taiwan Taiwan 16    
  Taiwan Taiwan 13          
  Illinois Illinois 1        
      2–0 Taiwan Taiwan 12            
      2–0 Texas Texas 3              
  Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles 0              
  Hawaii Hawaii 4                
      1–0 Hawaii Hawaii 1          
      1–0 Texas Texas 3        
  Spain Spain 0          
  Texas Texas 6         3–0 Taiwan Taiwan 3
      4–1 Illinois Illinois 2
  Loser's Bracket      
  0–1 Canada Canada 2        
  0–1 Illinois Illinois 13     1–1 Hawaii Hawaii 1        
    1–1 Illinois Illinois 4          
      2–1 Illinois Illinois 3        
  0–1 Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles 2         2–1 Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles 0     2–1 Texas Texas 0    
  0–1 Spain Spain 0     1–1 New York (state) New York 4         3–1 Illinois Illinois 22  
    1–1 Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles 8  


1978 Senior League World Series Champions
Flag of the Republic of China.svg
Hualien, Taiwan

References[edit]

  1. ^ L.L. Series Underway. Rushville Republican
  2. ^ Little League Teams Rely on Pitching. Brazil Times
  3. ^ Taiwan Goes After Seventh Series Title. Brazil Times
  4. ^ Taiwan Reaches Finals Again. Brazil Times
  5. ^ Illinois Sr. Little League Winner. Daily Herald Suburban
  6. ^ Taiwan Wins Titles. [1]. Evening Independent.