SLWS Returns To Bangor For 13th Year
The 2014 Senior League Baseball World Series will return to Mansfield Stadium in Bangor in August. Little League Baseball has announced series sites for 9 tournaments and the return of the 14 to 16-year-old division to Bangor marks the 13th consecutive year as host.
The '14 SLWS tournament will run from August 10th through the 16th at Mansfield Stadium. ESPN will again broadcast the world championship game.
9 teams from around the world and the Maine district #3 winnning team make up the 10-team field. A team from Panama won the 2013 title.
More and more former SLWS players have gone on to make it to major league baseball including Xander Bogaerts(Red Sox) and Kolton Wong(Cardinals) who played in last month's MLB World Series.
SLWS tournament director Mike Brooker will be a guest on the Wednesday Morning Pitch Show on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket. He is scheduled for 7:15AM.
2014 Little League World Series Schedule
- Big League Baseball (15-18-year-olds)
- July 23 to July 30 – Easley, S.C. (Easley Recreation Complex) – 14th season in Easley; 47th season overall
- 2013 Champion: South Carolina District 7 (Greenville)
- Little League Intermediate (50/70) Baseball (11-13-year-olds)
- July 29 to Aug. 4 – Livermore, Calif. (Max Baer Park) – 2nd season in Livermore; 2nd season overall
- 2013 Champion: Izumisano Little League (Osaka, Japan)
- Big League Softball (14-18-year-old girls)
- Aug. 3 to Aug. 9 – Lower Sussex (Del.) Little League Complex – 2nd Season in Lower Sussex; 33st season overall
- 2013 Champion: Delaware District 3 Little League (Lower Sussex, Del.)
- Senior League Softball (13-16-year-old girls)
- Aug. 3 to Aug. 9 – Lower Sussex (Del.) Little League Complex – 11th season in Lower Sussex; 39th season overall
- 2013 Champion: Indiana District 11 Little League (South Bend, Ind.)
- Little League Softball® (11-12-year-old girls)
- Aug. 8 to Aug. 14 – Portland, Ore. (Alpenrose Stadium) – 21st season in Portland; 41th season overall
- 2013 Champion: Sunnyside Little League (Tucson, Ariz.)
- Junior League Softball (13-14-year-old girls)
- Aug. 10 to Aug. 16 – Kirkland, Wash. (Everest Park) – 16th season in Kirkland; 16th season overall
- 2013 Champion: Palma Ceia/Tampa Bay/Bayshore Little League (Tampa, Fla.)
- Junior League Baseball (13-14-year-olds)
- Aug. 10 to Aug. 16 – Taylor, Mich. (Heritage Park) – 34nd season in Taylor; 34nd season overall
- 2013 Champion: Shing-Ming Junior Little League (Taoyuan, Chinese Taipei)
- Senior League Baseball (14-16-year-olds)
- Aug. 10 to Aug. 16 – Bangor, Maine (Shawn T. Mansfield Stadium) – 13th season in Bangor; 54nd season overall
- 2013 Champion: Chitre Little League (Chitre, Herrera, Panama)
- Little League Baseball® (11-12-year-olds)
- Aug. 14 to Aug. 24 – South Williamsport, Pa. (Lamade/Volunteer Stadiums) – 56th season in South Williamsport; 68th season overall
- 2013 Champion: Musashi Fuchu Little League (Tokyo, Japan)