The Little League World Series is synonymous with pure, unadulterated joy. Simple joys of stories from authors like Hans Christian Anderson (The Princess and the Pea, The Ugly Duckling) and Jomboy’s baseball breakdowns. Below, we’ve listed the most popular breakdowns of LLWS action.
The 9th Most Viewed Breakdown
The video shows the exciting final moments of the International Championship at the Little League World Series, in which Curacao wins after a dramatic finish that includes a running catch with two outs, bases loaded, and one strike away from securing the victory. The Curacao team celebrates their win, while the Japanese team watches on.
The 8th Most Viewed Breakdown
The breakdown of a decisive game between Hagerstown, a small Indiana town, and a Kentucky team fighting for a spot in the Little League World Series is described. The victory allows the town, with less than one hundred graduating students, to move on to the tournament. The tense game ends with a fastball, and the town erupts in pride and tears of joy, with the father-son coach sharing an emotional embrace.
The 7th Most Viewed Breakdown
In a YouTube video titled “Team Canada beats Japan with big 6th inning rally, a breakdown,” the impressive playing of Team Canada in the Little League World Series is summarized, including their strong pitcher and game-saving defensive plays. The video then focuses on their exciting game against Japan, providing a detailed breakdown of their impressive sixth-inning rally, featuring strong bunting, hitting, and running plays that led to a three-run score. The video also highlights Jackson Marvitch’s excellent pitching accuracy and Team Canada’s eventual win over Japan.
The 6th Most Viewed Breakdown
The YouTube video analyzes a Little League game where Pennsylvania is leading Massachusetts five to three. The inning becomes chaotic when the catcher incorrectly assumes the ump called ball four on an extremely high pitch. Two outs are made before a fly ball is caught in left field, leading to both runners stopping and starting on base, resulting in five outs in the inning. Although there was confusion on the field, the inning had already ended after the third out.
The 5th Most Viewed Breakdown
The Hagerstown team is tied 7-7 with Iowa in the top of the sixth inning but falls behind, and in the bottom of the sixth, gets a controversial walk to Jacob Troutwine, followed by a base hit to win the game. The team goes wild and celebrates with the Hagerstown gymnasium.
The 4th Most Viewed Breakdown
The video breaks down the controversial ending that sent Washington to the Little League World Series while leaving the Oregon team devastated. With a tied game in the final inning, a hit down the line leads to confusion as umpires rule it a fair ball despite some evidence showing it was foul. The ruling stands after review, and Washington advances. The video acknowledges that the umpires are volunteers and prone to making mistakes, but the call was still tough for the losing Oregon team.
The 3rd Most Viewed Breakdown
This video is a breakdown of a Little League baseball game in which Toms River, New Jersey comes back from a 3-0 deficit in the final inning to defeat Delaware and secure a spot in the Little League World Series. The game included a controversial call which the New Jersey team was able to overcome, and they displayed remarkable energy and enthusiasm throughout the game. Ultimately, the team scored six runs in the final inning to earn their incredible comeback victory.
The 2nd Most Viewed Breakdown
The video showcases how Braden Dyer, a young baseball player from Nebraska, displays true grit and toughness throughout the game despite being hit in the elbow with a pitch, making it swell. He successfully works his way to second base and later lays down a one-handed bunt before switching to a full bat. Although admirable, the commentator warns that children should prioritize their health and not feel the need to play through pain just to please their teammates. Nebraska ultimately wins the game.
The Most Viewed Little League World Series Breakdown
The video shows a Little League game where Texas West is playing against Louisiana with the winner advancing to the Little League World Series. During the game, the batter cannot believe when the umpire calls an outside fastball strike, which was way off the plate, but the umpire had been calling it both ways. Despite this, Louisiana manages to win and advance to the next round thanks to a great call by the umpire and amazing teamwork by the third baseman who makes a game-saving play. The team celebrates with a dogpile, pouring Gatorade on each other, and jumping over the coach.