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2012 Little League World Series

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Teams participating  16
Dates  16 Aug 2012 – 26 Aug 2012
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Champion  Tokyo Kitasuna Little League Tokyo, Japan
Runner-up  Goodlettsville Baseball Little League Goodlettsville, Tennessee
Location  South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, United States
Similar  2013 Little League World Ser, 2014 Little League World Ser, 2015 Little League World Ser, 2016 Little League World Ser, 2012 World Series

The 2012 Little League World Series started in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania on August 16 and ended on August 26. Eight teams from the United States and eight from throughout the world competed in the 66th edition of this tournament. Tokyo Kitasuna Little League of Tokyo, Japan defeated Goodlettsville Baseball Little League of Goodlettsville, Tennessee 12–2 in the World Championship game. For the country of Japan, it was the eighth LLWS championship overall, and the second in three years. This was the last World Series to feature players born in the 1900s.



The drawing to determine the opening round pairings, as well as the unveiling of the schedule, took place on June 14, 2012.

Crossover games

Teams that lose their first two games get to play a crossover game against a team from the other side of the bracket that also lost its first two games. These games are labeled Game A and Game B.

Consolation game

The consolation game is played between the loser of the United States championship and the loser of the International championship.

Champions path

The Tokyo Kitasuna LL reached the LLWS by winning all 8 of their Tokyo and national tournament games. In total, they went undefeated with a 13–0 record.


2012 Little League World Series Wikipedia