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Chicago unveils $6.5M in new spending on youth baseball facilities

Following the inspirational story of Jackie Robinson West winning the U.S. Little League championship, the city of Chicago — aided by Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs contributions — is putting $6.5 million in youth baseball and softball fields. We covered the topic of baseball in Chicago a couple times this summer, noting the emphasis […]

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Howard Lamade Stadium / Little League World Series

We drop by Howard J. Lamade Stadium, home of the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. FAST FACTS Opened: 1959Capacity: 15,000 in grandstand, 40,000 on groundsDimensions: 225R, 225C, 225R Address: 539 U.S. Hwy. 15, South Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17702.Directions: Highway 15 runs north-south through Pennsylvania; the nearest larger cities are Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and Harrisburg. […]

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