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1982 Little League World Series


1982 Little League World Series

1982 Little League World Series
Dates August 24–
August 28th
Teams participating 8
Champion National Little League
Kirkland, Washington
Runner-up Puzih Little League
Chiayi County, Taiwan

The 1982 Little League World Series took place between August 24 and August 28 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The Kirkland National Little League of Kirkland, Washington defeated the Puzih Little League of Chiayi County, Taiwan in the championship game of the 36th Little League World Series. The achievement is recounted in the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary, "Little Big Men."

The historic victory by Kirkland snapped the 31-game winning streak by Taiwanese teams and their streak of five consecutive titles. As of 2011 both of these records still stand, and have never been seriously approached by another Country/State.


  • Qualification 1
  • Championship bracket 2
  • Position bracket 3
  • Notable players 4
  • Champions Path 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8


United States International
Wyoming, Michigan
Central Region
Pinery Park
Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
Canada Region
Easton, Maryland
East Region
Madrid, Spain
Europe Region
Torrejon Air Base
Sarasota, Florida
South Region
Chiayi County, Taiwan
Far East Region
Kirkland, Washington
West Region
Maracaibo, Venezuela
Latin America Region

Championship bracket

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
August 24        
  Taiwan  8
August 26
  Venezuela  2  
  Taiwan  10
August 25
    Canada  7  
  Spain  0
August 28
  Canada  3  
  Taiwan  0
August 24
    Washington  6
  Florida  3
August 26
  Washington  5  
  Washington  3 Third place
August 25 (F/8)
    Michigan  2  
  Michigan  4   Michigan  7
  Maryland  2     Canada  4
August 27

Position bracket

  Games A & B Game D
August 25
  Florida 1  
  Venezuela 6  
August 27
      Venezuela 1
    Spain 9
Game C
August 26 August 27
  Spain 18   Florida  5
  Maryland 7     Maryland  0
1982 Little League World Series Champions

National Little League
Kirkland, Washington

Notable players

Champions Path

From the information available, the Kirkland National LL had an undefeated record of 4–0 to reach the LLWS.[1] In total, their record was 7–0.

Round Opposition Result
Western Regional
Opening Round Copper LL 3–0
Quarterfinals Oak Grove LL 5–4
Semifinals Kodiak LL 6–5
Western Region Championship South Bay LL 3–1

See also


  1. ^ "West Region Tournament". Archived from the original on 30 November 2010. Retrieved October 17, 2010. 

External links

  • 1982 Little League World Series
  • Line scores for the 1982 LLWS
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