Little League legends start epic journey to take on the world

Published 10:00am 11 August 2022

Little League legends start epic journey to take on the world
Words by Jodie Powell

Moreton Bay’s Little League superstars have begun their epic trip to the United States for the Little League Baseball World Series.

The Brisbane North Baseball Little League team took off from Brisbane yesterday kitted out in their travelling uniforms.

They spent the night in Sydney before starting 40 hours of travel to land them in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Head coach Keith Land says there’ll be stops in San Francisco and New York along the journey to take on 19 of the world’s best teams in the World Series.

The team, made up of players drawn from the Redcliffe Padres, Narangba Demons and Pine Rivers Rapids baseball clubs, earned their spot on the world stage after beating Hills 9-3 in the gold medal game at the Little League Division 1 Nationals in Sydney in June.

First up in Williamsport at the 75th Little League Baseball World Series is a match against Canada at 5pm on August 17 (7am on August 18 Australian time) and matches will be screened on ESPN.

Meet the team here.

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