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Chicago Little League Team Stripped Of National Title – Players On Team Not Team Not Qualified To Play

Posted By Staff

Date: February 11th, 2015

Category: sports

littleCHICAGO (CBS) - Little League Internationals officials have stripped Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West team of its national title from last summer’s Little League World Series, for allegedly adding top suburban players in violation of residency rules.

Little League officials determined “the Jackie Robinson West Little League and Illinois District 4 Administrator knowingly violated Little League International Rules and Regulations by placing players on their team who did not qualify to play because they lived outside the team’s boundaries.”

As a result, Jackie Robinson has vacated all its wins from the 2014 Little League tournament, including its regional and U.S. championships. The U.S. title from the Little League World Series will go to Mountain Ridge Little League of Las Vegas.  More

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