Dover Northside's 1987 squad was New Hampshire's first ever Little League World Series qualifier, and Massachusetts and Rhode Island claimed their first region titles since the 1950s.
Trumbull National (CT) capped the decade by upending a powerful Chinese Taipei team 5-2 in the 1989 Little League World Series championship game.
Select a year to see details from that year's region tournament.
Eastern Region Champions of the 1980s
1989 - Trumbull National LL (Trumbull, CT)
1988 - Andover National LL (Andover, MA)
1987 - Dover North LL (Dover, NH)
1986 - Brunswick LL (Brunswick, MD)
1985 - South Shore LL (Staten Island, NY)
1984 - McCabe-Waters LL (Bristol, CT)
1983 - Stamford American LL (Stamford, CT)
1982 - Easton LL (Easton, MD)
1981 - Stamford Federal LL (Stamford, CT)
1980 - Darlington American LL (Pawtucket, RI)