Memphis Little League Team Heads to Williamsport - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Memphis Little League Team Heads to Williamsport

For many years Memphis has had NO teams represent the City in Little League Baseball..

Now, there will be one..

The Whitehaven Yankees of the Memphis Little League Organization are heading to Williamsport, Pennsylvania this weekend.

They' 11-and-12 year olds will play in the Little League Urban initiatives tournament.

It's Little League Baseball's effort to get inner-city kids more involved in the Sport.

The Yankees are only one of 10-teams Nationwide invited to Williamsport.

Former Memphis Tiger Football Player Kerry Cobb is both Organizer and Umpire in the Memphis Little League.

The Whitehaven Yankees Fly to Williamsport on Friday.

The Tournament lasts through Monday.

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