Fans Show Support For Little Leaguers

1 decade 2 years 1 month ago Monday, August 21 2006 Aug 21, 2006 Monday, August 21, 2006 10:03:18 PM CDT August 21, 2006 in News

Dozens of Columbia fans traveled to the Little League World Series in person. Those who couldn't were still able to show some hometown support.

Joyce Gordon loves baseball and for her birthday she wanted to watch baseball.

"It's fun to come out and watch, everyone's been real nice and they give away things," Gordon said.

The Columbia team faced elimination in their game against Oregon. Friends, fans and future Little Leaguers came out to the Columbia Mall to watch the Little League World Series game featuring the hometown team. Win or lose fans are proud of what the team has accomplished.

"Oh, yeah, its great! It's something they'll never forget the rest of their life," said baseball fan Tom Denton.

Fans at the Columbia Mall collected donations for the Little Leaguers, who paid their own way to Pennsylvania.

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