Jackie Robinson West
The national champion Jackie Robinson West Little League team was facing new allegations team leaders broke league rules to expand the team’s boundaries, and bring in star players who otherwise couldn’t have played for them.
Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Little League baseball team has made the obligatory champions’ visit to the White House.
It’s not exactly a Wheaties box, but the national Little League champion Jackie Robinson West All-Stars have landed their own cereal box.
The Jackie Robinson West Little League got a big check from the sale of T-shirts touting the team’s run in the Little League World Series.
The Jackie Robinson West boys were an inspiration, bringing joy to so many.
Among the students returning to school Tuesday was one very popular 13 year old: Jackie Robinson West slugger Pierce Jones. His parents and teachers hope life soon returns to normal for the little league champion, but CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, first there was a celebration.
The Jackie Robinson West little league champions of the United States were honored guests of the Cubs at Wrigley Field on Monday.
A back-to-school tradition on Chicago’s South Side, the Million Father March Parade, took place Saturday morning and it was led by the father of a Jackie Robinson West little league player.
The Jackie Robinson West All Stars were in the spotlight again Saturday, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
The owners of a Chicago funeral home is offering to pay rent for a year to provide a home for the family of a Jackie Robinson West Little League player, after learning they are homeless.
After the big rally in Millennium Park, the Jackie Robinson West players headed back to their home park for a party featuring pizza and bouncy houses.
The Jackie Robinson West Little League team was the toast of the town on Wednesday, as thousands of fans lined South Side streets and packed into Millennium Park to salute the national championship players and coaches who were the darlings of the Little League World Series.
Jackie Robinson West players got a couple nice surprises on Wednesday as the city saluted the Little League World Series national champions.
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On Wednesday, the national champion Jackie Robinson West All-Stars will be the toast of the town, as the city hosts two rallies and a parade through the South Side to celebrate the team’s success in the Little League World Series.
The festivities celebrating Jackie Robinson West will begin at their home park Wednesday morning, followed by a parade to Millennium Park, where Mayor Emanuel will be on hand with, possibly, thousands of the team’s new fans.
For 10 days they captured the hearts of Chicago and the nation. On Wednesday, the city will reward the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars for their hard work with two big rallies and a parade.
Dick’s Sporting Goods made 7,000 bright yellow T-shirts emblazoned with “National Champions 2014 Jackie Robinson West” to celebrate the Little League team’s national title in the Little League World Series.
The Jackie Robinson West All Stars arrived back in Chicago after winning the U.S. Little League Championship in Williamsport, Pa.
Erasing any doubts that a group of talented Chicago Little Leaguers is the sports story of the summer, the national and international title games featuring Jackie Robinson West were the most-watched television programs over the weekend.