In the final day of pool play, the stage is set for the semi-final matches as Midland, Mich. plays Omaha, Neb. and Waipahu, Hawaii plays Brooklawn, N.J. on Monday, August 18. Photos by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
In the third day of The American Legion Baseball World Series, Cromwell, Conn. faced off against Jacksonville, Fla., Waipahu, Hawaii took on Chico, Calif., and Midland, Mich. took on Brooklawn, N.J. in a battle of undefeated teams in the tournament. Photos by Lucas Carter.
Starting pitcher of Jacksonville, Fl. Post 88 has limited use of his right arm due to cerebral palsy, but leads his team to defeat Connecticut 8-5, after scoring 7 runs in the tenth inning at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. "My dad played his whole life growing up, and when I was young I’d go out in the yard and play catch, and just got into it." Prather said about how he got involved with baseball. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Youth from California, New Jersey, Florida, Nebraska, Tennessee and Hawaii took to Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C. in hopes of earning a spot to play for the World Series title. The championship game will be played on Tuesday, August 19, and will be televised on ESPNU. Photos by Lucas Carter.