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08-30-2010, 01:05 AM
U.S. Sports · Japan Japan Beats Hawaii 4-1 to Win Little League World Series Baseball Title
By Erik Matuszewski - Aug 29, 2010 2:38 PM PT Email Share
Business Exchange Twitter Delicious Digg Facebook LinkedIn Newsvine Propeller Yahoo! Buzz Print Japan beat Waipahu, Hawaii, 4-1 to win Little League baseball’s World Series, ending a run of five straight championships for U.S. teams.

Konan Tomori hit a home run and drove in three runs as the Edogawa Minami All-Stars from Tokyo gave Japan its first title since 2003. Japan led 2-1 when Tomori hit a two-run homer in the top of the sixth inning at Howard J. Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

The last team from outside the U.S. to win the Little League


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