Here's how the players representing the 16 teams in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, measure up and some of the colorful nicknames to which they answer. We asked all 215 participants to weigh in topics such as their favorite player, team, food and more.
At 6-foot-1, Canada's Loreto Siniscalchi is the tallest player in the tournament. AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar 2016 Little League World Series Superlatives
Tallest Team: South Korea (Average height: 5-foot-7) Shortest Team: Rhode Island (Average height: 5-foot-2) Tallest Player: Loreto Siniscalchi, Canada (6-foot-1) Shortest Player: Dylan Bourret, Rhode Island (4-foot-7) Heaviest Team: South Korea (Team average: 148 pounds) Lightest Team: Oregon (Team average: 104 pounds) Heaviest Player: Sangheon Park, South Korea (Team average: 194 pounds) Lightest Player: Liam Lewis, Canada (Team average: 76 pounds) LLWS Player Favorites
Favorite Player: Mike Trout Runner-up: David Ortiz Favorite Team: New York Yankees Runner up: Boston Red Sox Favorite Actor: Kevin Hart Runner up: Adam Sandler Favorite Singer: Drake Runner up: Fetty Wap Favorite Movie: Fast and Furious Runner up: The Sandlot Favorite Athlete (non-baseball): Usain Bolt Runner up: LeBron James Favorite TV Show (non-sports): Impractical Jokers Runner up: The Walking Dead Favorite Food: Pizza Runner up: Pasta Bowling Green, Ky., pitcher Devin Obee -- known as Obi-wan Kenobi to his teammates -- is gifted in ways of the fastball. His dad, Terry, played wide receiver and was a kickoff returner for the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings. AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar Best 2016 LLWS Nicknames
Player Team Nickname Devin Obee Kentucky Obi-wan Kenobi Miles Risley Iowa Grizzly Josh Larson Iowa Panda Kaiden Dinh Iowa Bruce Lee Payton Newhouse Iowa Pancakes Junhyeok Lee South Korea Smart Smurf Jungtaek Ru South Korea Son of the Wind Seum Kwon South Korea Flying Superman Jaekyeong Kim South Korea Stone Buddha Eduardo Garcia Mexico El Guapo Isaiah Page Tennessee Boogie Caden Wallis Texas Moose Blake Compton Texas Big Country Matteo Ripoli Canada Ripper Lucas Sorace Canada Scratch Mason Williams Kentucky Swish Conner Rush New York Crush Justin Ryan New York Gretzky Evan Ullman Oregon Einstein Sam Renner Oregon Bam Bam Isaiah Jensen Oregon White Mamba Declan Corrigan Oregon The Panther Zack Reynolds Oregon Wild Thing Caleb Carpenter Oregon Cowboy Blaine Casey Oregon Big Red Brendan McCaffrey Rhode Island McNasty Domenic Brazeau Rhode Island Domination Sean Gallagher Rhode Island Captain Clutch Colin Lemieux Rhode Island Laffy Taffy Anthony Soto California Ant