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Little League World Series 2006 Collection (MC 401)

Biographical Note

The Columbus Northern Little League Team represented the Southeast in the Little League World Series played in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania between August 18-23, 2006. A total of sixteen teams from nine different countries participated in a pool-style bracket system ending with the Columbus Northern beating Kawaguchi City from Japan in a 2-1 victory.

The team Manager was Randy Morris and their Coach was Richard Carter, who retired after the 2006 season. Team players included: Kyle Carter, Josh Lester, Cody Walker, J.T. Phillips, Patrick Stallings, Brady Hamilton, Kyle Roving, Matthew Kuhlenberg, Ryan Lang, Mason Meyers, and Matthew Hollis.
Josh Lester was picked in the 13th round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Detroit Tigers in June of 2015. As of 2019, he was assigned to Erie Sea Wolves from the Toledo Mud Hens.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of official memorabilia and merchandise from the Little League World Series and two publications featuring articles about the Columbus Northern team.

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Little League World Series 2006 Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Little League World Series 2006 Collection (MC 401)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia

Provenance

Gift of the Columbus Museum, 2017

Note to Researchers

See also: 

Brady Wilson Collection (MC 45)
W. Clifford and Daisy Tucker Collection (MC 251)

Box and Folder/Item List

Box 1

Folder 1 – Photograph of Columbus Northern Little League Team at World Series, 2006

Folder 2 – The Russell Record Magazine, Summer/Fall 2006, Volume 34, Number 3
         This is the official publication of the Russell Uniform Company which was the official provider of uniforms for the Little League World Series.

         This publication contains an article about the uniforms with a photograph of a player on the cover.

Folder 3 – Little League World Series Souvenir Program, August 18-27-2006; 60th Anniversary Edition, 1947-2006

Item 1 – Hat, Sun Visor - with official logo of the Little League World Series made by Russell Uniforms

Item 2 – Glove, Baseball – right hand single glove, white with red detail work and the word "Easton" on the top. Palm side has official logo of the Little League World Series 2006

Item 3 – Fan, baseball jersey shaped with official Little League World Series 2006 logo

Item 4 – Shirt, blue with the official logo for the Little League World Series 2006, size 3 XL