Girls Softball Team Disqualified From Little League World Series For Posting ‘Inappropriate’ Picture On Snapchat

The Atlee Junior League softball team made up of girls ages 12-14 posted a picture of themselves giving the middle finger towards the Series host team in Kirkland, Wash. after they weren’t treated well by during the week. Atlee was subsequently removed from the World Series championship game on Saturday after their photo went viral on Twitter

Little League spokesman Kevin Fountain released the following statement explaining the committee’s decision:


“We are deeply disappointed this social media post did not reflect the core values of Little League International or Atlee Little League,” he wrote. “We expect Little League International will take the time to fully investigate the matter, and we will comply with this investigation by providing all information about unpleasant interactions including the social media post and the time leading up to that event – not all of which were on the part of those on the Atlee softball team.

Seems pretty weak sauce to disqualify the whole team for the picture but it was definitely pretty dumb of them to post it in the first place.

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