started in 2012 Little League World Series 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 New Castle Little League
Taoyuan, Chinese Taipei Asia-Pacific Region Kuei-Shan Little League
Parsippany, New Jersey Mid-Atlantic Region Par-Troy East Little League
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada Region Hastings Community Little League
Kearney, Nebraska Midwest Region Kearney Little League
Willemstad, Curaçao Caribbean Region Pariba Little League
Fairfield, Connecticut New England Region Fairfield American Little League
Ramstein Air Base, Germany Europe Region KMC American Little League
Gresham, Oregon Northwest Region Gresham National Little League
Tokyo Japan Region Tokyo Kitasuna Little League
Goodlettsville, Tennessee Southeast Region Goodlettsville Baseball Little League
Aguadulce, Panama Latin America Region Aguadulce Cabezera Little League
San Antonio, Texas Southwest Region McAllister Park National Little League
Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas Mexico Region Oriente Little League
Petaluma, California West Region Petaluma National Little League
Lugazi, Uganda Middle East-Africa Region Lugazi Little League
Results [ edit ]
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 [ edit ]
International bracket [ edit ]
Crossover games [ edit ]
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.
Consolation game [ edit ]
The consolation game is played between the loser of the United States championship and the loser of the International championship.
World Championship [ edit ]
Little League World Championship August 26 – Lamade Stadium (F/ 5) Tennessee 2 Japan 12
Champions path [ edit ]
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
Winner's Bracket Quarterfinals
Winner's Bracket Semifinals
Winner's Bracket Final
Musashi Fuchū LL
Ueda Miyami LL 8–2
Iwakitaira LL 10–0 ( 4 inn.)
Funabashi LL 14–4 (4 inn.)
Matsusaka LL 11–0 (4 inn.)
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