LLWS No Hitter History
Little League World Series No hitters history has 64 records from Paul Shirey to David Zarate. There are 49 singles and 15 combined records from 1948 to 2022.
Shirey threw the first no hit allowed game against Harrisburg on 25 August 1948 in the second official LLWS. Jerry Hudson scored the second on 24 August 1949 followed by Billy Martin on the same day in 1950.
Similarly, the first-ever no-hitter perfect game was obtained by Angel Macias in the 1957 LLWS championship game. Macias from Monterrey, Mexico, led his team to win against La Mesa, California.
Seven perfect games have occurred during the World Series games, and Macias is the only young player to ever score during the LLWS championship game. Five of the other six were made by Fred Shapiro, Ching-Hui Huang, Kiyoshi Tsumura, Chao-An Chen, and Jesus Sauceda.
Meanwhile, the last no-hit allowed complete win was a combined effort by Chase Anderson, Matthew Matthijs, and Carson Hardee from Greenville, NC team on 18 August 2017.
Among the 64 no-hitters recorded in LLWS, the Chinese Taipei has made seven single and two combined no-hitters. Likewise, Japan has six singles and one combined record in LLWS history.
The American and International pitchers can be categorized below based on their achievement year.
Here is the list of all the single no-hitter pitchers recorded in the Little League World Series:
- Gavin Weir - 2021 (South Dakota)
- Eli Jones - 2021 (Washingoton D.C.)
- Justin Lee - 2019 (Virginia)
- Marshall Louque - 2019 (Louisiana)
- Alex Edmondson - 2015 (South Carolina)
- Grant Holman - 2013 (California)
- Will Lucas - 2012 (Connecticut)
- Trey Quinn - 2008 (Louisiana)
- Drew Ellis - 2008 (Indiana)
- Keith Terry Jr. - 2005 (Pennsylvania)
- Sean Burroughs - 1993 (California) x2
- Thomas Beyer - 1993 (New Hampshire)
- Jason Marquis - 1991 (New York)
- Aron Garcia - 1987 (California)
- Phillip Olson - 1986 (Florida)
- Todd Coleman - 1980 (Washington D.C.)
- Steve O’Neill - 1970 (New Jersey)
- Brian Paluga - 1970 (Indiana)
- Danny Yacarino - 1964 (New York)
- Ted Campbell - 1962 (California)
- Joe Mormello - 1960 (Pennsylvania)
- Billy Martin - 1950 (Texas)
- Jerry Hudson - 1949 (Pennsylvania)
- Paul Shirey - 1948 (Pennsylvania)
- Shendrion Martinus - 2019 (Curacao)
- Jesus Sauceda - 2008 (Mexico)
- Ryoya Sato - 2006 (Japan)
- Francisco Chiari - 2004 (Curacao)
- Reinus Roosberg - 2002 (Curacao)
- Yuuji Nakane - 2002 (Japan)
- Yoshinori Satoh - 2002 (Japan)
- Carlos Arauz - 1993 (Panama)
- Alexis Chalas - 1992 (Dominican Republic)
- Chun-Liang Wu - 1986 (Chinese Taipei)
- Chul Jang - 1984 (Chinese Taipei)
- Jose Almonte - 1983 (Dominican Republic)
- Hidetoshi Yoshino - 1983 (Japan)
- Han-Chao Dai - 1979 (Chinese Taipei)
- Chao-An Chen - 1979 (Chinese Taipei)
- Jose Luis Pichardo - 1978 (Dominican Republic)
- Tsung-Hien Tsai - 1977 (Chinese Taipei)
- Daisuke Araki - 1976 (Japan)
- Kiyoshi Tsumura - 1976 (Japan)
- Ching-Hui Huang - 1973 (Chinese Taipei) x2
- Wen-Li Kuo - 1973 (Chinese Taipei)
- Francisco Paz - 1970 (Nicaragua)
- Angel Macias - 1957 (Mexico)
Little League World Series pitcher too old to play for ages 10 to 12 level was Danny Almonte. He was 14 when he led the Bronx team to third in the 2001 LLWS.
Almonte had revealed his age to be older by two years after completing the World Series games. He threw 79 Mph pitches and became a phenomenon for the Bronx Team in 2001.