1999 Little League World Series

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The 1999 Little League World Series was the 63rd Little League World Series. It was won by Osaka, which was managed by Tsutomu Kameyama. In the finale, Kazuki Sumiyama tossed a two-hit shutout to beat Phenix City, AL, 5-0. It was the first shutout in the finale in 8 years. Sumiyama hit .615 in the Series and won two games, fanning 19 in 11 innings. Other notable players included Colby Rasmus (Phenix City) and Stephen Fife, both of whom would appear in the major leagues. Japan had last won a Little League World Series in 1976.

Sources include 2000 Baseball Almanac

Participants[edit]

United States Teams International Teams
Region City League Region City League
Central Flag of Indiana.svg Brownsburg, IN Brownsburg Little League Canada Flag of Canada.jpg Victoria, BC Gordon Head Little League
East Flag of New Jersey.svg Toms River, NJ Toms River East American Little League Europe Flag of Germany.jpg Ramstein Air Force Base Ramstein Little League
South Flag of Alabama.svg Phenix City, AL Phenix City National Little League Far East Flag of Japan.gif Hirakata, Osaka Hirakata Little League
West Flag of Idaho.svg Boise, ID South Central Boise Little League Latin America Flag of Puerto Rico.gif Yabucoa Juan A. Bibiloni Little League

Results[edit]

Game Results[edit]

PoolPlay[edit]

August 22[edit]
August 23[edit]
August 24[edit]
August 25[edit]

Finals[edit]

August 27[edit]
August 28[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Semifinals Finals
                 
 Hirakata, Osaka 12  
 Yabucoa 2  
   Hirakata, Osaka 5
   Phenix City, AL 0
 Phenix City, AL 3
 Toms River, NJ 2  



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