ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – We’re getting closer to number one.
18 Sports continues it’s countdown of the greatest Little League 10/12 All-Star teams in local history. Coming in at number two is Corning 1949.
The 1949 Corning team played in the first official year the tournament was called the Little League World Series in Williamsport. Corning advanced to the semifinals in the 8-team field with a 3-2 win against South Carolina. Corning would fall to the eventual champion New Jersey 4-2 in the semifinals and would finish in fourth place.
Now 70 years later, the 1949 team is still remembered as the team that put Corning Little League on the map.