2012 Little League World Series
|2012 Little League World Series|
|Champion||Tokyo Kitasuna Little League
|Runner-up||Goodlettsville Baseball Little League
The 2012 Little League World Series started in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania on August 16 and ended on August 26. Eight teams from the United States and eight from throughout the world competed in the 66th edition of this tournament. Tokyo Kitasuna Little League of Tokyo, Japan defeated Goodlettsville Baseball Little League of Goodlettsville, Tennessee 12–2 in the World Championship game. For the country of Japan, it was the eighth LLWS championship overall, and the second in three years. This was the last World Series to feature players born in the 1900s.
| New Castle, Indiana
Great Lakes Region
| Taoyuan, Taiwan
| Parsippany, New Jersey
| Vancouver, British Columbia
| Kearney, Nebraska
| Willemstad, Curaçao
| Fairfield, Connecticut
New England Region
| Ramstein Air Base, Germany
| Gresham, Oregon
| Goodlettsville, Tennessee
| Aguadulce, Panama
Latin America Region
| San Antonio, Texas
McAllister Park National
| Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
| Petaluma, California
| Lugazi, Uganda
Middle East-Africa Region
The drawing to determine the opening round pairings, as well as the unveiling of the schedule, took place on June 14, 2012.
United States bracket
|Round 1||Round 2||Round 3||U.S. Semifinal||U.S. Championship|
|0–1||New Jersey||10||1–1||New Jersey||4|
|Round 1||Round 2||Round 3||International Semifinal||International Championship|
|–||Chinese Taipei (F/4)||14|
Teams that lose their first two games get to play a crossover game against a team from the other side of the bracket that also lost its first two games. These games are labeled Game A and Game B.
|August 20 – Lamade Stadium (F/4)|
|August 21 – Lamade Stadium|
The consolation game is played between the loser of the United States championship and the loser of the International championship.
|August 26 – Lamade Stadium|
|Little League World Championship|
|August 26 – Lamade Stadium (F/5)|
The Tokyo Kitasuna LL reached the LLWS by winning all 8 of their Tokyo and national tournament games. In total, they went undefeated with a 13–0 record.
|Winner's Bracket Round||Tokyo Jōhoku LL||11–0|
|Winner's Bracket Quarterfinals||Chōfu LL||10–5|
|Winner's Bracket Semifinals||Koganei LL||10–1|
|Winner's Bracket Final||Musashi Fuchū LL||7–2|
|Opening Round||Ueda Miyami LL||8–2|
|Quarterfinals||Iwakitaira LL||10–0 (4 inn.)|
|Semifinals||Funabashi LL||14–4 (4 inn.)|
|Japan Championship||Matsusaka LL||11–0 (4 inn.)|
- Communications Division (June 14, 2012). "66th Little League Baseball World Series Schedule Announced". Little League. Retrieved June 16, 2012.
- "Japan Tournament Results". Unpage.com. Retrieved July 9, 2013.