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All-Black Chicago Baseball Team First to Advance to Little League World Series in 31 Years

On the afternoon of Aug. 9, 2014, the Jackie Robinson West Little League made Chicago history after defeating New Albany, Ind. 12-7, in the Great Lakes Regional championship. A significant win in fact, because this makes them the first all-Black Chicago Little League team to advance to the Little League World Series in three decades. Stay Tuned: Little League World Series pool play, vs. Washington at 2 p.m. Thursday at Lamade Stadium, Williamsport, Pa. TV: ESPN.