1989 Little League World Series

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1989 Little League World Series
Dates August 22–
August 26
Teams participating 8
Champion United StatesConnecticut National Little League
Trumbull, Connecticut
Runner-up Chinese Taipei Kang-Tu Little League
Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)

The 1989 Little League World Series took place between August 22 and August 26 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The National Little League of Trumbull, Connecticut defeated the Kang-Tu Little League of Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) in the championship game of the 43rd Little League World Series.


United States International
Iowa Davenport, Iowa
Central Region
CanadaOntario Toronto, Ontario
Canada Region
High Park
Connecticut Trumbull, Connecticut
East Region
Saudi Arabia Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Europe Region
Florida Tampa, Florida
South Region
Chinese Taipei Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)
Far East Region
California San Pedro, California
West Region
Venezuela Maracaibo, Venezuela
Latin America Region

Championship bracket[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
August 22        
 Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei  9
August 24
 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia  4  
 Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei  13
August 23
   Venezuela Venezuela  0  
 Venezuela Venezuela  10
August 26
 Canada Canada  7  
 Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei  2
August 22
   Connecticut Connecticut  5
 Iowa Iowa  3
August 24
 Connecticut Connecticut  4  
 Connecticut Connecticut  6 Third place
August 23
   California California  3  
 California California  12  Venezuela Venezuela  10
 Florida Florida  5    California California  1
August 25

Position bracket[edit]

  Games A & B Game D
August 23
 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 5  
 Iowa Iowa 4  
August 25
     Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 3
   Florida Florida 8
Game C
August 24 (F/7) August 25
 Florida Florida 1  Iowa Iowa  4
 Canada Canada 0    Canada Canada  3
1989 Little League World Series Champions
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Trumbull National Little League
Trumbull, Connecticut

Notable players[edit]

Chris Drury (Trumbull, Connecticut) - former NHL center

Kevin Cash (Tampa, Florida) - former MLB player and MLB Manager

Champions path[edit]

The Trumbull National LL went 12–1 to reach the LLWS.[1][2][3] In total, their record was 15–1.

Round Opposition Result
Connecticut District 2 Tournament
Round Robin Connecticut Stratford National LL 23–0
Connecticut Stratford American LL 15–3
Connecticut Bridgeport North End East LL 19–1
Connecticut Fairfield American LL 8–4
Connecticut Bridgeport Park City American LL 0–2
Championship Connecticut Bridgeport Park City American LL 7–0
Connecticut Division 1 State Tournament
Winner's Bracket Semifinals Connecticut Forestville LL 4–0
Winner's Bracket Finals Connecticut Hamden Ron Bernardini LL 17–2
Championship Connecticut Forestville LL 11–6
East Regional
Opening Round Vermont Swanton LL 17–3
Quarterfinals New Hampshire Manchester South LL 1–0
Semifinals New Jersey Cherry Hill National LL 18–6
East Region Championship Delaware Wilmington Brandywine LL 15–5

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Connecticut State Tournament Results". Unpage.com. Retrieved October 9, 2010. 
  2. ^ "East Region Tournament". Unpage.com. Retrieved October 9, 2010. 
  3. ^ "The 1989 Little League World Series Champions Story". TrumbullHistory.org. Retrieved November 1, 2010. 

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