CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Chicago Little League team Jackie Robinson West has vacated their 2014 national championship win.
Little League International officials met Tuesday to discuss whether the Jackie Robinson West All Stars violated league rules by recruiting ringers from outside the team's boundaries.
League officials released a statement Monday morning, saying in part:
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After an extensive review of the operations of Jackie Robinson West Little League and Illinois District 4, the Little League International Charter/Tournament Committee has determined that the Jackie Robinson West Little League and Illinois District 4 Administrator knowingly violated Little League International Rules and Regulations by placing players on their team who did not qualify to play because they lived outside the team's boundaries.