Playing Ball at the Little League World Series

The Little League World Series is underway in South Williamsport, Pa.

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Staten Island, N.Y., players Angelo Navetta (15) Vincent Quinn (25) and James Morisano (17) rush to the plate to greet Nick Pucciarelli after he hit a home run in the third inning against Mercer Island, Wash., during pool play of the Little League World Series Friday, Aug. 21, in South Williamsport, Pa. New York won 10-2.
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New York second baseman Joseph Ruggirello tosses the ball to third to force out Washington base runner Aidan Plummer out in the second inningduring pool play of the Little League World Series Friday, Aug. 21, in South Williamsport, Pa.
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New York relief pitcher Vincent Quinn jumps to field a hit ball in the sixth inning of pool play against Washington the Little League World Series Friday, Aug. 21, in South Williamsport, Pa. New York won 10-2.
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New York's Nick Pucciarelli rounds third base past manager Michael Zaccariello after hitting a home run in the third inning against Washington during pool play of the Little League World Series Friday, Aug. 21, in South Williamsport, Pa. New York won 10-2.
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New York starting pitcher Angelo Navetta throws in the first inning against Washington during pool play of the Little League World Series Friday, Aug. 21, in South Williamsport, Pa. New York won 10-2.
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Washington batter Aidan Plummer bunts against New York during pool play of the Little League World Series Friday, Aug. 21, in South Williamsport, Pa. New York on 10-2.
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Staten Island, N.Y., base runner Nick Pucciarelli (18) slides safely into third base on a two run triple as Mercer Island, Wash., third baseman David Emanuels dive for the throw during the fourth inning of pool play of the Little League World Series Friday, Aug. 21, in South Williamsport, Pa. Staten Island won 10-2.
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Washington shortstop Josh Stenberg (5) races to tag third base as and New York base runner John Zarrella (14) is safe with the slide during pool play of the Little League World Series Friday, Aug. 21, in South Williamsport, Pa. New York won 10-2.
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Mercer Island, Wash., starting pitcher William Mansfield throw a pitch in the first inning against Staten Island, N.Y., during pool play of the Little League World Series Friday, Aug. 21, in South Williamsport, Pa. Staten Island won 10-2.
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Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg waits out a rain delay surrounded by fans of the Staten Island Little League team before the start of the first game of 2009 Little League World Series baseball pool play between New York and Washington in South Williamsport, Pa., Friday, Aug. 21.
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Mayor Michael Bloomberg takes a call surrounded by fans of the Staten Island Little League team.
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Boston Red Soxs Hall of Famer Jim Rice throws out the ceremonial first pitch of the 2009 Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa.
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New York Yankees pitcher Mike Mussina visits with fans and families of the Staten Island Little League team before the first game of 2009 Little League World Series baseball pool play between New York and Washington in South Williamsport, Pa.
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The 2009 Mid-Atlantic Little League Champions from Staten Island, New York, are introduced during the opening ceremony at the Little League Baseball World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Friday, Aug. 21.
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