Virgin Islands Plays South Korea in Little League World Series
LIVERMORE – Some of the world’s best young baseball players will once again converge on Califonia starting tomorrow for the opening of the 2015 Little League Intermediate World Series.
The team from St. Thomas plays South Korea in opening round play Sunday at 12 noon. If the U.S. Virgin Islands wins, it will play the Czech Republic in the next round.
The competition is a week-long tournament that includes a team from St. Thomas and 10 other U.S. and international squads.
The 3rd annual series kicks off at 9 a.m. at Max Baer Park and runs through Aug. 8, also featuring teams from Canada and Puerto Rico, as well as representatives from Minnesota, New York, Florida, Texas, and Hawaii. Admission is free for all contests.
A downtown parade welcoming the players along Livermore’s First Street begins at 4 p.m. today.
The championship game will be held August 8, with the first pitch starting at 3 p.m. EST.
The game will be broadcast live on ESPN. For more information, please visit http://intermediateworldseries.org/.