| August 23–
| Toms River|
| Kashima, Ibaraki, Japan|
1980 Little League World Series
The 1998 Little League World Series took place from August 23–29 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, United States. Toms River, New Jersey, USA defeated Kashima, Ibaraki, Japan in the title game, punctuated by a standout performance by future MLB Home Run Derby champion Todd Frazier, who went 4-4 with a lead-off home run and also was the winning pitcher.
1998 Little League World Series Wikipedia
August 26Todd Frazier (Toms River, New Jersey) infielder/outfielder for the Chicago White Sox and the 2015 Home Run Derby champion.
Jordan Lennerton (Langley, British Columbia) played first base in the Detroit Tigers and Atlanta Braves organizations. Won the CWS title with Oregon State in 2007.
The Toms River East American LL won 5 matches and lost 1 match to reach the LLWS. In total, their record was 11-3, their only losses coming against Randolph LL (from New Jersey), Staten Island South Shore American LL (from New York), and Brattleboro LL (from Vermont).