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Philadelphia Area Teams that Have Participated in the Little League World Series

By Mark Kanter

This article was published in the 2013 The National Pastime.

There have been a number of baseball pennants and world championships in the Philadelphia and nearby New Jersey area over the last 120 years. The Phillies have participated in seven world championships, the A’s won nine pennants and participated in eight world championships, and the Philadelphia Stars won the 1934 Negro National League championship. However, participating in baseball championships is not confined to the professional rung. Amateur boys and girls play for the Little League World Series. Boys began play in 1947 and girls in 1974. Former LL players . . .

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