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Little League disbands its Illinois District 4, home of Jackie Robinson West
Little League disbands its Illinois District 4, home of Jackie Robinson West

While Jackie Robinson West was exploring the possibility of finding a new home Wednesday, Little League International disbanded the one in which the program had resided. Little League, which stripped Jackie Robinson West of its United States championship on Feb. 11 after an investigation found the team used players from outside its geographical boundaries, announced plans Wednesday to send the six teams from Illinois District 4 to nearby districts. Under the plan, Near South, Bronzeville and Jackie Robinson West would join Illinois District 12, while South Side, Rosemoor and Roseland would join Illinois District 7. “This decision allows the local Little League programs in the...

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