| August 18–
| South Mission Viejo Little League
Mission Viejo, California|
1981 Little League World Series
The 1997 Little League World Series took place between August 18 and August 23 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The Linda Vista Little League of Guadalupe, Nuevo León, Mexico, defeated South Mission Viejo Little League of Mission Viejo, California, in the championship game of the 51st Little League World Series. Mexico made a dramatic come-from-behind win by staging a 4-run rally in the bottom of sixth inning capped by a single by Pablo Torres.
1997 Little League World Series Wikipedia
August 20Lastings Milledge (Bradenton, Florida) - Outfielder for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows
Daniel Baca (Guadalupe, México) - Pitcher for the Broncos de Reynosa LMB