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08/21/2023 Little Leaguers 🤝 Big Leaguers

By: Jeff Yoder

Nats & Phillies Join Little League World Series for Special Day in Williamsport

After a full weekend of meaningful baseball with the MLB regular season nearing the final month, one game held more meaning than the rest. On Sunday night, the Nationals and Phillies traveled to Williamsport, Pennsylvania for the annual Little League World Series Classic at Lamade Stadium. It was an opportunity for little leaguers to meet some of their big-league heroes, and a chance for the pros to renew their inner child. A bunch of unique moments — including the iconic hill slidecustom bats, and the one-of-a-kind first pitch — highlighted a break in the LLWS tournament games before the Nats and Phillies took the field. Nationals’ righty Trevor Williams tossed six scoreless before Washington earned a 4-3 win. And with that, the LLWS enters its final few days of action. Big or small, it’s baseball’s crunch time.

 

Watch: Nationals Top Phillies in LLWS Classic (4-3)

 

Little League World Series Schedule (Today)

Curacao vs. Venezuela (1:00 pm ET)

Tennessee vs. Washington (3:00 pm ET)

Japan vs. Chinese Taipei (5:00 pm ET)
Texas vs. California (7:00 pm ET)

 

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SI: Custom Bats Go Viral During MLB LLWS Classic

Yahoo! Sports: Phillies Recharged by Sunday in Pure Baseball Atmosphere

AP News: Nationals & Phillies Are Kids for a Day, Mingling Among Little Leaguers in LLWS Classic

 

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