1999 Little League World Series

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1999 Little League World Series
DatesAugust 22–August 28
Teams participating8
ChampionJapan Hirkata Little League
Osaka, Japan
Runner-upUnited StatesAlabama National Little League
Phenix City, Alabama
← 1998
2000 →

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

Qualification[edit]

United States International
Indiana Brownsburg, IN
Central
Brownsburg
CanadaBritish Columbia Victoria
Canada
Gordon Head
New Jersey Toms River, NJ
East
Toms River
Germany Ramstein Air Base
Europe
Ramstein American
Alabama Phenix City, AL
South
National
Japan Hirakata, Osaka
Far East
Hirakata
Idaho Boise, ID
West
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
International
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)
South

August 25

Latin America 16-3 Europe
West 2-0 Central

Elimination round[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
26 August
 
 
Puerto Rico Yabucoa, Puerto Rico2
 
28 August
 
Japan Hirakata, Osaka, Japan 12
 
United StatesAlabama Phenix City, Alabama 0
 
26 August (Game completed 27 August)
 
Japan Hirakata, Osaka, Japan5
 
New Jersey Toms River, New Jersey2
 
 
Alabama Phenix City, Alabama 3
 
1999 Little League World Series Champions
Japan
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]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]