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Little League World Series Pitcher No Hitter

By Aditya Bhattarai / 3 August 2023 11:00 AM

Young baseball pitchers in LLWS can obtain a no hitter after pitching a full game without allowing a hit to the opponents.
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Little League World Series Pitcher No hitter records comprise Gavin Weir, Grant Holman, Justin Lee, and others. There have been 49 single no hitters in LLWS.

Weir was the last to record a no hit allowed game by himself in a LLWS game on 25 August 2021. The first ever LLWS No hitter game was also made on the same day 74 years ago on 25 August 1948, by Paul Shirey.

Little League World Series is an annual baseball tournament for kids of age between 10 to 12 years, held in August. The first tournament took place in 1947 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. 

The annual event takes place at Howard J. Lamade Stadium and Volunteer Stadium, both situated in the Little League complex located in South Williamsport.

LLWS is one of the seven World Series tournaments funded by Little League International in different places globally. There are four baseball age divisions for boys and three softball age divisions for softball.

In the past 76 years, the tournament has recorded 64 total no-hitters in history. Apart from the 49 single records, there are 15 combined no-hitters in LLWS.

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.

Little Leaguer Billy Martin became one of the reputed pitcher and coach for the Yankees in MLB.
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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.

Gavin Weir is the most recent no-hitting pitcher that scored four records in 2021 Little League Season.
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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.

Little League No Hitters 2023

Little League No Hitters in 2023 are recorded by Eddie Acosta, Eli Metz, Sheandy Payusan, and Mase Martinez. Acosta guided Eastlake to a win against Park View on 5 July 2023.

The Eastlake and Park View are among the largest rivals in Williamsport, with their rivalry extending up to college and MLB. Acosta made a record as he struck out 13 batters leading into a no-hitter win with a 6-0 lead.

Eli Metz from Moutain Top led the winning game against Township with a lead of 10 scores in a no-hit game by striking out 13 batters. Likewise, Payusan is a Little League star as he led the Major Red Sox to win against Major Brewers at the Ply Mouth Little League tournament.

Young pitcher from Westfield Little league team pitching his winning throw for the game at the semi finals.
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On the other hand, District 65 Little League player Martinez had the best opening game on the tournament's first day. He had thrown a no-hit game against Village Hill with eight strikeouts and won by 18-0.

Here is the list of pitchers that have thrown no hit allowed games in the Little League in 2023.

  • Eddie Acosta - Eastlake Vs Park View on 5 July 2023
  • Eli Metz - Mountain Top Vs Township on 30 June 2023
  • Sheandy Payusan - Major Red Sox Vs Major Brewers on 27 June 2023 (Ply Mouth Little League)
  • Mase Martinez - Orcut American Vs Village Hills on 20 June 2023

Little League No Hitter 2021

Best pitcher in Little League World Series 2021 is Gavin Weir. He pitched four no-hitters in a single season, dubbed the best in Little League History.

The left-handed pitcher from South Dakota became a star after scoring his fourth no-hitter of the season at the World Series game in 2021. He is currently a 2027 Grad student at Harrisburg.

Weir had scored one complete game at the World Series, while the other he scored a combined no-hitter with Cason Mediger. He had thrown 5.2 innings, while Mediger threw 0.1 innings.

Likewise, Eli Jones was the one to score a no-hitter at the World Series for Sammamish, Washington. Jones has struck out six hitters and made history by scoring one after 1980.

Little League World Series Female Pitcher

Little League World Series girl pitcher Falynn Randall last played for Santa Clara. There are 21 female pitchers in Little League World Series including Randall.

Randall is the 21st woman to participate in the LLWS representing Utah in 2022.
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Victoria Roche was the first ever woman to play in the LLWS that made history as a girl from Brussels, Belgium. Following that, Victoria Brucker from San Diego, California became the first from America.

The LLWS has seen different women representing their nations at this youth international sports tournament. Randall was the most recent southpaw hitter to represent the Moutain Team at the 2022 LLWS.

Here is the list of all girls to play in the World Series since Victoria Roche in 1984.

  • Victoria Roche (Brussels, Belgium) - 1984
  • Victoria Brucker (San Pedro, CA, US) - 1989
  • Kelly Craig (Trail, BC, Canada) - 1990
  • Giselle Hardy (Dhahran, Saudi Arabia) - 1991
  • Krissy Wendell (Brooklyn Center, MN, US) - 1994
  • Sayaka Tsushima (Osaka, Japan) -1998
  • Alicia Hunolt (Ramstein, Germany) -1999 
  • Tatiana Maltseva (Moscow, Russia) - 2001
  • Sanoe Aina (Waipahu, HI, US) - 2002
  • Merced Flores (Agana, Guam) - 2003
  • Meghan Sims (Owensboro, KY, US) - 2004
  • Alexandra Bellini (Ottawa, ON, Canada) - 2004
  • Brielle Meno (Yona, Guam) - 2008
  • Katie Reyes (Vancouver, BC, Canada) - 2009
  • Bryn Stonehouse (Dhahran, Saudi Arabia) - 2009
  • Eliska Stejsklova (Moravia, Czech Republic) - 2013
  • Emma March (Vancouver, BC, Canada) - 2014
  • Mo’ne Davis (Philadelphia, PA, US) - 2014
  • Maddy Freking (Coon Rapids, MN, US) - 2019
  • Ella Bruning (Abilene, TX, US) - 2021
  • Falynn Randall (Santa Clara, UT, US) - 2022

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