pjillipenes were stripped vs long beacg in 1993 against sean burroughsCody Webster dominated the illegals in 1982 and broke their string of WS titles
Watch "Little Big Men" to see how they got to Williamsport. Crazy ending to the game.
1980- Bell and Sheffield from Tampa lost to Taiwan in the Finals
1981- Tampa still had Derrick Bell, went back to the Finals and lost again to Tampa.
1981- Team from my hometown lost to that Tampa team 6-3 in opening game.
1983- Team from my hometown made the semi's, was up 5-0 to Georgia and lost 9-8
That Stamford American team had their stud pitcher ready to pitch the finals.
That team beat what turned out to be my future brother in laws team from Rhode Island, for the right to go to Williamsport that year.