Little League World Series: Parade, cruise flog off 2014 contest (photo … – The Huntsville Times

August 14, 2014 - Picnic Time

By John Beague, Special to PennLive

WILLIAMSPORT — Rain progressing this week played massacre with use schedules for a Little League World Series teams, though it gave a players an event to mingle.

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With practices flattering most singular to a batting cages, a approximately 200 players on a 16 teams spent a lot of time in a diversion room.

Their laxity with any other showed Wednesday afternoon during a annual cruise hosted by a Pennsylvania College of Technology. The players interacted as if they had famous any other for weeks, not only a integrate days.

Brennan Holligan, a 6-2, 168-pound initial baseman-pitcher, captivated courtesy when he picked adult and carried teammate Drew Laspaluto, who is 4-7, 80 pounds. It especially was finished for cameras though Las Vegas manager Ashton Cave pronounced a players are doing things like this all a time.

About half a Perth, Australia, group sang and danced a Macarena while a cameras clicked.

Hall of Famer Dave Winfield also mingled with a players and told them he would have suspicion he had left to sky if when he was their age he could play on fields like those in a series.

During a brief talk, Winfield, who was a Little League manager in California a 4 yeas his son David played, pronounced a players are explanation certain “you can come from anywhere” and be a success.

“Each and everybody of we is going to be a hero,” he said.

Winfield will chuck out a initial round during a array opening ceremonies scheduled to start during 11 a.m. Thursday in Volunteer Stadium.

Today’s Schedule (all times Eastern)

Thursday, Aug. 14
Game 1: Brno vs. Seoul, 1 p.m. (TV: ESPN)
Game 2: Chicago vs. Lynnwood, 3 p.m. (TV: ESPN)
Game 3: Perth vs. Humacao, 5 p.m. (TV: ESPN2)
Game 4: Las Vegas vs. Rapid City, 7 p.m. (TV: ESPN2)

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