Mayor Nutter Hosts Taney Dragons Watch Party

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    The Philadelphia Taney Dragons prepare to take the field in their second Little League Wolrd Series game. (Published Sunday, Aug 17, 2014)

    Mayor Michael Nutter is among the many baseball fans across the Delaware Valley buzzing over the Taney Dragons - the Philadelphia little league team who shut out its opponent in its first game of the Little League World Series.

    The city's leader will host a pep rally and viewing party for the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Little League champions in the City Hall Courtyard starting at 6 p.m. Sunday.

    The ball club faces Pearland East of Pearland, Texas, the Southwest champion, at the Howard J. Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pa. at 7 p.m. Sunday.

    The viewing party is the second hosted by Nutter, who cheered the team on Friday afternoon as they defeated South Nashville 4-0.

    Ace pitcher Mo'ne Davis struck out eight batters in her complete-game effort against South Nashville, the Southeast champion.