1979 Senior League World Series
Tournament information
LocationGary, Indiana
DatesAugust 14–19
Final positions
ChampionsTaiwan Taichung, Taiwan
Runner-upFlorida Tampa, Florida
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The 1979 Senior League World Series took place from August 14–19 in Gary, Indiana, United States. Taichung, Taiwan defeated Tampa, Florida twice in the championship game. It was Taiwan's eighth straight championship.

Teams

United States International
Maine Auburn, Maine

East
Canada Lethbridge, Alberta

Canada
Michigan Taylor, Michigan

North
West Germany Bitburg, West Germany

Europe
Florida Tampa, Florida

South
Taiwan Taichung, Taiwan
Tung–Feng
Far East
California Northridge, California

West
Netherlands Antilles Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles

Latin America

Results

[1][2][3][4][5]

  First Round     Second Round     Third Round     Semifinals     World Championship
                                                 
  Winner's Bracket
  Florida Florida 7  
  Canada Canada 3    
      1–0 Florida Florida 7  
      1–0 Taiwan Taiwan 3    
  Taiwan Taiwan 3          
  California California 2        
      2–0 Florida Florida 4            
      2–0 Maine Maine 1              
  West Germany West Germany 2              
  Maine Maine 23                
      1–0 Maine Maine 14          
      1–0 Michigan Michigan 4        
  Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles 1          
  Michigan Michigan 7         3–0 Florida Florida 3 0
      4–1 Taiwan Taiwan 4 5
  Loser's Bracket      
  0–1 California California 16        
  0–1 Canada Canada 3     1–1 Michigan Michigan 3        
    1–1 California California 2          
      2–1 Michigan Michigan 1        
  0–1 West Germany West Germany 0         2–1 Taiwan Taiwan 3     2–1 Maine Maine 1    
  0–1 Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles 7     1–1 Taiwan Taiwan 3         3–1 Taiwan Taiwan 6  
    1–1 Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles 1  


1979 Senior League World Series Champions
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Tung–Feng LL
Taichung, Taiwan

References

  1. ^ Taiwan-Tampa win openers at Senior LL World Series. [1]. Lewiston Evening Journal
  2. ^ Maine champs "very relaxed," says Sweetser. [2]. Lewiston Evening Journal
  3. ^ Auburn within two wins of World Series title. [3]. Lewiston Evening Journal
  4. ^ "Just one of those games," says Sweetser of 4-1 loss. [4]. Lewiston Evening Journal
  5. ^ Memories galore for Auburn Seniors. [5]. Lewiston Evening Journal