Major League Baseball returns to Williamsport.
The MLB Little League Classic returns for its latest version in August. As is tradition, players from two MLB clubs will watch Little League World Series contests during the day before taking the field at night for a game in front of Little Leaguers and their families.
For the second year in a row, the Little League Classic features a matchup between two divisional foes.
From the matchup to date and more, here’s what you need to know about the 2023 Little League Classic.
Who will play in the 2023 MLB Little League Classic?
After two games in the nation’s capital, the Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals will head north and close out their three-game series in the Little League Classic.
When is the 2023 MLB Little League Classic?
The Phils-Nats matchup takes place on Sunday, August 20.
Where is the MLB Little League Classic played?
While the Nationals are the home team, the game will be played in the Phillies’ home state. Muncy Bank Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pennsylvania is the site of the Little League Classic.
What time does the 2023 MLB Little League Classic start?
The first pitch in Williamsport is scheduled for 7:10 pm ET/4:10 pm PT/
What TV channel is the MLB Little League Classic on?
ESPN will broadcast the Little League Classic.
How to stream the MLB Little League Classic live
MLB action can also be streamed on ESPN.com and the ESPN app.
How many times has the Little League Classic been played?
This will be the sixth iteration of the Little League Classic, with the Phillies playing for the second time and the Nats making their event debut.
Here’s a look back at the previous five Little League Classics:
2022: Orioles 5, Red Sox 3
2021: Cleveland 3, Angels 0
2019: Cubs 7, Pirates 1
2018: Mets 8, Phillies 2
2017: Pirates 6, Cardinals 3