The 1958 Kankakee Jaycee squad faced three future major leaguers en route to its second place finish at the Little League World Series. The Jaycees defeated Marion and catcher Ray Fosse in the state tournament semifinals, then downed Rick Wise and his Portland (OR) Rose City LL in the World Series quarterfinals before falling 10-1 in the World Series championship game to Hector Torres and the Monterrey (Mexico) Industrial LL club.
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North Region Champions of the 1950s
1959 - Hamtramck National LL (Hamtramck, MI)
1958 - Jaycee LL (Kankakee, IL)
1957 - Jaycee LL (Escanaba, MI)