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Little League World Series (South Region)

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Little League World Series (South Region)

The South Region was a region that competed in the Little League World Series between 1957 and 2000 until it was split into the Southwest and Southeast regions in 2001.

The South Region was inaugurated in 1957. [1] The Region originally consisted of teams from Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. In 1957, the Industrial Little League of Monterrey, Mexico won the South Region championship before Latin America was given its own berth starting with the 1958 LLWS. In 1968, Delaware and Maryland moved to the East Region. In 2000, Oklahoma replaced Kentucky in the region for one year before the region split into two. The tournament was held in Saint Petersburg, Florida each year between 1972 and 2000.

West Region teams Colorado and New Mexico.

South Region Champions (1957–2000)

The following table indicates the South Region champion and its LLWS performance in each year between 1957 and 2000.

Year Champion City LLWS Record
1957 Industrial LL Monterrey, Nuevo León Champions 2–0
1958 National League of Gadsden LL Gadsden, Alabama Third Place 2–1
1959 National League of Gadsden LL Gadsden, Alabama First Round 0–1
1960 North East Optimist Club LL Fort Worth, Texas Runner-Up 2–1
1961 El Campo LL El Campo, Texas Runner-Up 2–1
1962 Val Verde County LL Del Rio, Texas Fifth Place 2–1
1963 North Houston LL North Houston, Texas Fifth Place 1–1
1964 South Brookley LL Mobile, Alabama Third Place 2–1
1965 North Waco LL Waco, Texas Third Place 2–1
1966 Westbury American LL Houston, Texas Champions 3–0
1967 West Tampa LL Tampa, Florida Fifth Place (tie) 1–1
1968 Tuckahoe LL Richmond, Virginia Runner-Up 2–1
1969 West Tampa LL Tampa, Florida Third Place (tie) 1–1
1970 National Optimist LL Nashville, Tennessee Seventh Place 1–2
1971 Gardenside LL Lexington, Kentucky Eighth Place 0–3
1972 National LL Vienna, Virginia Seventh Place 1–2
1973 Belmont Heights LL Tampa, Florida Third Place 2–1
1974 American LL Jackson, Tennessee Fifth Place 2–1
1975 Belmont Heights LL Tampa, Florida Runner-Up 1–1
1976 Tuckahoe American LL Richmond, Virginia Third Place (tie) 1–1
1977 Hub City LL Hattiesburg, Mississippi Fifth Place 2–1
1978 South Lexington LL Lexington, Kentucky Third Place 2–1
1979 Burns Park LL North Little Rock, Arkansas Third Place 2–1
1980 Belmont Heights LL Tampa, Florida Runner-Up 2–1
1981 Belmont Heights LL Tampa, Florida Runner-Up 2–1
1982 American LL Sarasota, Florida Seventh Place 1–2
1983 East Marietta National LL Marietta, Georgia Champions 3–0
1984 National LL Altamonte, Florida Runner-Up 2–1
1985 American LL Morristown, Tennessee Third Place 2–1
1986 American LL Sarasota, Florida Third Place 2–1
1987 American LL Morristown, Tennessee Seventh Place (tie) 0–2
1988 Northwest 45 LL Spring, Texas Third Place 2–1
1989 Northside LL Tampa, Florida Fifth Place 2–1
1990 Cottage Hill LL Mobile, Alabama Fifth Place (tie) 1–1
1991 National LL Dunedin, Florida Sixth Place 1–2
1992 South Lake Charles LL Lake Charles, Louisiana Group Stage 1–2
1993 Tuckahoe American LL Richmond, Virginia Group Stage 0–3
1994 Central Springfield LL Springfield, Virginia Third Place (tie) 2–2
1995 Northwest 45 LL Spring, Texas Runner-Up 3–2
1996 R.L. Turner LL Panama City, Florida Third Place (tie) 3–1
1997 Manatee G.T. Bray East LL Bradenton, Florida Third Place (tie) 2–2
1998 Greenville LL Greenville, North Carolina Third Place (tie) 2–2
1999 National LL Phenix City, Alabama Runner-Up 3–2
2000 Bellaire LL Bellaire, Texas Runner-Up 3–2

Results by State

Country South Region
Florida 13 0 22–16 0.579
Texas 9 1 20–10 0.667
Alabama 5 0 8–6 0.571
Virginia 5 0 6–9 0.400
Tennessee 4 0 5–6 0.455
Kentucky 2 0 2–4 0.333
Georgia 1 1 3–0 1.000
Mexico 1 1 2–0 1.000
Arkansas 1 0 2–1 0.667
Mississippi 1 0 2–1 0.667
North Carolina 1 0 2–2 0.500
Louisiana 1 0 1–2 0.333
Total 44 3 73–54 0.575


  1. ^ South Region Little League

External links

  • Little League Online
  • South Region Historical Results
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