Publish date:

LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES

Author:

KIDDING AROUND Cheers, tears and tiny little gears—the gathering in Williamsport, Pa., of the world's top prepubescent ballplayers had it all. One of the biggest moments of the tournament: an extra-innings upset of Venezuela (below, left) by Cura√ßao (above, left) in the international semis.

PHOTO

CAROLYN KASTER/AP (CURAÇAD CELEBRATION)

PHOTO

TIM SHAFFER/REUTERS (MEXICO PITCHER)

PHOTO

TIM SHAFFER/REUTERS (TAG PLAY)

PHOTO

TIM SHAFFER/REUTERS (VENEZUELA)

PHOTO

GENE J. PUSKAR/AP (UMPIRE)