2019 MLB Little League Classic

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2019 MLB Little League Classic
Teams
DateAugust 18, 2019
VenueBB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field
CityWilliamsport, Pennsylvania
TelevisionESPN's Sunday Night Baseball
RadioESPN Radio

The 2019 MLB Little League Classic is a regular season Major League Baseball (MLB) game scheduled to be played on August 18, 2019, in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, during the 2019 MLB season and the 2019 Little League World Series. The game is scheduled to be played between the Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates. It is scheduled to be televised on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball, and will also air on ESPN Radio. The game is sponsored by GEICO.[1]

Background[edit]

In the first Classic, played on August 20, 2017, the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 6–3.[2] In the second Classic, played on August 19, 2018, the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 8–2.[3] The third Classic was announced on the date that the second Classic was played.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Randhawa, Manny (August 19, 2018). "Phils, Mets to play in MLB Little League Classic". MLB.com. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
  2. ^ "Cardinals vs. Pirates". ESPN. August 20, 2017. Retrieved August 19, 2018.
  3. ^ "Mets vs. Phillies". ESPN. August 19, 2018. Retrieved August 19, 2018.