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Jason
08-12-2011, 04:42 PM
I absolutely love this time of year.The Little League World Series is some of the best baseball that comes on every summer.Playing hard as a team and better yet no million dollar head cases to deal with.Just a team of young men tying to prove themselves as the best in there age group.It makes me remember how much I loved playing the game all day every day as a youth.Hats off to all the Little Leaguers participating this year!Jason Wells

Leon
08-12-2011, 05:21 PM
Little League was the best time I ever had in Baseball. What a great time for the kiddos.....I have some very fond memories and still love to see them play.

vintagetoppsguy
08-12-2011, 10:21 PM
Agreed. I would rather watch a LL game than a MLB game any time.

Cardboard Junkie
08-13-2011, 02:35 PM
Oh yeah! Gets me to wax nostagic. I never had the chance to play little league........but sandlot baseball in the 50s was the best.....learned skills there I still use today. Check my avatar.....Easter Sunday 1960 The bat is a Mantle model I got from the Easter Bunny...My dads 54 merc in the background ahhhhhh those days were something.........Just realized I think Easter Sunday 1960 was the day Russwood Park in Memphis burned to the ground. sniff snifff....I love you guys.

Brendan
08-13-2011, 08:49 PM
Obviously, the Little League World Series is great. But the issue is, the best young baseball players do not play Little League. "Travel baseball" is quickly becoming the norm for most top players and because of that the overall level of Little League teams are declining. Many travel baseball teams would beat the Little League World Series teams.
I guess you can kind of look at the Little League World Series like the Minor League World Series.

iwantitiwinit
08-20-2011, 06:46 PM
I love it too. Did you hear that quote from the Kentucky catcher that was involved in two plays at the plate yesterday? When the announcer asked him what he thought about playing in front of 41,000 people...."I always dreamed about impressing a bunch of people and I think I did." That's gold Jerry gold!!!!!!