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American Legion World Series coverage grows on ESPNU, ESPNews

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Continuing growth of the American Legion World Series in Shelby, N.C., has led to an increase of live television coverage on the ESPN family of networks for 2019.

Once again, Thursday’s games will air online on and games Saturday through Monday will air on ESPNU.

For the first time, Friday’s pool play games will also be broadcast live on television and can be seen on ESPNU.

Tuesday will bring two opportunities to see the championship game. The game will be aired live on ESPNews with a 6:30 p.m. Eastern first pitch. Following coverage on ESPNews, the game will air again on ESPNU.

Here is the complete schedule for the 2019 American Legion World Series, all times Eastern:

Thursday, Aug. 15, on

Game 1 – 10 a.m. – Southeast vs. Great Lakes

Game 2 – 1 p.m. – Mid-South vs. Western

Game 3 – 4 p.m. – Central Plains vs. Northwest

Game 4 – 7:30 p.m. – Northeast vs. Mid-Atlantic

Friday, Aug. 16, on ESPNU

Game 5 – 4 p.m. – Great Lakes vs. Western

Game 6 – 7 p.m. – Southeast vs. Mid-South

Saturday, Aug. 17, on ESPNU

Game 7 – 1 p.m. – Northwest vs. Northeast

Game 8 – 4 p.m. – Mid-Atlantic vs. Central Plains

Game 9 – 7:30 p.m. – Southeast vs. Western

Sunday, Aug. 18, on ESPNU

Game 10 – 1 p.m. – Mid-South vs. Great Lakes

Game 11 – 4 p.m. – Mid-Atlantic vs. Northwest

Game 12 – 7:30 p.m. – Northeast vs. Central Plains

Monday, Aug. 19, on ESPNU

Game 13 – 4 p.m. – Semifinal – Winner Stars vs. Runner-Up Stripes

Game 14 – 7 p.m. – Semifinal – Winner Stripes vs. Runner-Up Stars

Tuesday, Aug. 20, on ESPNews

Game 15 – 6:30 p.m. – Championship -- Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14

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