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Governor Tom Corbett Issues Statement on Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons Advancement to Little League World Championship

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Aug. 11, 2014

Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett issued the following statement regarding the advancement of Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons to the Little League World Championship taking place in Williamsport:

“Thanks to the talent and hard work of Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons, Pennsylvania’s founding city is sending their first-ever team to the Little League World Championship in Williamsport.


“This also marks the first time since 2004 that an American girl will play in Williamsport. Mo’ne Davis and her teammates have demonstrated why baseball is truly America’s game.


“Congratulations to the Dragons!  I know all Pennsylvanians join me in wishing them and coach Alex Rice a great series.”


Media Contact: Jay Pagni, Governor’s Office, 717-783-1116​


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