1999 Little League World Series

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1999 Little League World Series
Dates August 22–
August 28
Teams participating 8
Champion Japan Hirkata Little League
Osaka, Japan
Runner-up United StatesAlabama National Little League
Phenix City, Alabama

The 1999 Little League World Series (LLWS) took place between August 22 and August 28 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The Hirkata Little League of Hirakata, Japan, defeated Phenix City National Little League of Phenix City, Alabama, in the championship game of the 53rd LLWS.


United States International
Indiana Brownsburg, IN
CanadaBritish Columbia Victoria
Gordon Head
New Jersey Toms River, NJ
Toms River
Germany Ramstein Air Base
Ramstein American
Alabama Phenix City, AL
Japan Hirakata, Osaka
Far East
Idaho Boise, ID
South Central Boise
Puerto Rico Yabucoa
Latin America
Juan A. Biblioni

Pool play[edit]

United States
Region Record
East 3-0
South 2-1
West 1-2
Central 0-3
Region Record
Latin America 3-0
Far East 2-1
Canada 1-2
Europe 0-3

August 22

Canada 3-7 Far East
South 0-6 East

August 23

Canada 4-6 Latin America
South 5-4 Central
Europe 2-5 Far East
West 0-4 East

August 24

Latin America 3-1 Far East
Central 1-3 East
Europe 3-5 Canada
West 0-12
(5 innings)

August 25

Latin America 16-3 Europe
West 2-0 Central

Elimination round[edit]

Semi-finals Final
26 August
 Puerto Rico Yabucoa, Puerto Rico 2  
 Japan Hirakata, Osaka, Japan 12  
28 August
     United StatesAlabama Phenix City, Alabama 0
   Japan Hirakata, Osaka, Japan 5
26 August (Game completed 27 August)
 New Jersey Toms River, New Jersey 2
 Alabama Phenix City, Alabama 3  
1999 Little League World Series Champions
Hirakata Little League
Hirakata, Osaka, Japan

Champions path[edit]

The Hirakata LL reached the LLWS with an undefeated record of four wins and no losses.[1] In total, their record was 9-1, their only loss coming against Juan A. Bablioni LL of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico.

Round Opposition Result
All-Japan Tournament
Opening Round Suginami LL 4-3
Quarterfinals Tokorozawa LL 5-0
Semifinals Hiroshima Rijo LL 6-4
Japan Championship Hyogo Harima LL 5–4

Notable players[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Japan Tournament Results". Unpage.com. Retrieved September 28, 2010. 

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