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1959 Little League World Series

1959 Little League World Series
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Teams participating 7
Champion Hamtramck National Little League
Hamtramck, Michigan
Runner-up West Auburn Little League
Auburn, California

The 1959 Little League World Series took place during August 1959 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The Hamtramck National Little League of Hamtramck, Michigan defeated the West Auburn Little League of Auburn, California in the championship game of the 13th Little League World Series. Hamtramck became the first team from the United States to win a tournament since foreign teams were allowed to participate beginning in 1957. As of 2010, Hamtramck is the only team from Michigan to win the Little League World Series championship.

Qualification

Teams
Hamtramck, Michigan
North Region
Hamtramck National
Auburn, California
West region
West Auburn
Schenectady, New York
East Region
Schenectady National
Gadsden, Alabama
South Region
National League of Gadsden
Oahu, Hawaii
Pacific Region
Windward
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Latin America Region
Caparra
Valleyfield, Quebec
Canada Region
Valleyfield

Championship bracket

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
         
  New York  7
 
  Canada  2  
  New York  1
 
    California  8  
  California  3
 
  Alabama  1  
  California  0
 
    Michigan  12
  Puerto Rico  0
 
  Michigan  5  
  Michigan  7 Third place
 
    Pacific  1  
  Hawaii      New York  1
 Bye        Hawaii  0
 
1959 Little League World Series Champions

Hamtramck National Little League
Hamtramck, Michigan

See also

External links

  • Little League World Series
  • Line scores for the 1959 LLWS
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