Little League: Team Puerto Rico Advances! • Latino Sports


Little League: Team Puerto Rico Advances!


Williamsport, PA (August 17th) – The PA Little League Elimination Game between Australia vs Puerto Rico was a pitching duel filled with fine defensive plays.

With the game in a deadlock, Puerto Rico came alive in the bottom of the 4th inning. With two outs, Puerto Rico with consistent hitting, and took advantage of errors by team Australia and scored three runs. Carrying their momentum, Puerto Rico struck again in the bottom of the 5th they added another.

With the win, Puerto Rico eliminated Australia from the Little League World Series competition 2013. Sunday, August 18th is Roberto Clemente’s Birthday. Visualizing the Great Puerto Rican Icon looking downing at the game, he must’ve said “Well done! ADELANTE Y PALANTE! In English Go forward! And I love You!

This article was written by Ismael Nunez. Born and raised in East Harlem. Nunez is a contributing writer for several online publications. Involved in with New York’s Latino community, Nunez is an advocate for change. He holds a degree in media and communications from Hunter College.

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