PHOTOS: Jackie Robinson West in the LLWS
Congratulations to Jackie Robinson West!
The team from Chicago’s South Side has advanced to the U.S. title game in the Little League World Series after defeating Philadelphia in a 6-5 matchup Thursday evening.
Breakout star Mo’ne Davis did not pitch for the Philly team, which was sent home in the elimination round.
Jackie Robinson West has enjoyed quite the Cinderella story thus far–making history with their first appearance in the LLWS in 31 years.
The Chicago team will play Las Vegas on Saturday for their chance at the U.S. title. No matter the outcome, there’s no doubt Chicago (and dare we say all of America) is proud of their success.
We’re rooting for you, Jackie Robinson West!
Click through to see images from Thursday’s game between Jackie Robinson West and the Taney Youth Baseball Association Little League in Philadelphia…