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Little League, big dreams : the hope, the hype and the glory of the greatest World Series ever played

Author: Charles C Euchner
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Little League baseball has come a long way. Organized into leagues and tournaments, today it's big business, a global entity in over a hundred countries. And every year in modest Williamsport, Pennsylvania, it all comes down to 16 teams of kids eying the ultimate prize: the Little League World Series"--The publisher - (November 2006).
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles C Euchner
ISBN: 1402206615 9781402206610
OCLC Number: 67392773
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 304 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Pregame: "put me in, coach" --
"The greatest sporting event on the planet" --
Arriving at the show --
The rise of Little League --
Working class champs from paradise --
Little League dynasty in Caribbean --
Training to win --
Now pitching for Faust --
Hustling --
Faith and survival --
It's not whether you win of lose --
The future is here --
How they play the game --
The greatest Little League World Series ever --
The life of champions --
Postgame: finding the soul of Little League.
Responsibility: Charles Euchner ; photography by Isabel Chenoweth.
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"Little League baseball has come a long way. Organized into leagues and tournaments, today it's big business, a global entity in over a hundred countries. And every year in modest Williamsport, Pennsylvania, it all comes down to 16 teams of kids eying the ultimate prize: the Little League World Series"--The publisher - (November 2006).

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