ESPN to premiere documentary of Kirkland’s 1982 Little League World Champs

Little League team that won the 1982 World Championship for the first time in more than decade of domination by Southeast Asia is featured in an ESPN 30 for 30 documentary debuting next Tuesday, August 31. Players to start a charity.

ESPN’s new 30 for 30 documentary, “Little Big Men” tells the story of how the Kirkland 1982 Little League team won the World Championship for the first time in more than a decade of domination by teams from Southeast Asia. The debut of this film will kick off the launch of the Pat Downs Foundation by some of his former players from that Little League team.

“Seeing this film come to light really brought back how much Coach Downs taught us about the love of the game”, says former player and founder Cody Webster. “We wanted to honor him in the best way we knew how; by helping out kids in baseball that may not have the resources that most kids have.”

Date/Time: August 31st, 2010, 4pm

Location: Sport Restarant & Bar 140 4th Ave North (across from the Space Needle)

Details: Silent Auction at 4pm followed by viewing party of “Little Big Men”

Donations: All donations and silent auction proceeds will go to the Pat Downs Foundation

To inquire about tickets please contact Todd Webster:

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