City to welcome home Taney Dragons with rally
Philadelphia will welcome home its Taney Dragons Little League team Sunday at LOVE Park in Center City.
Taney was the city's first Little League team to compete in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, lead by pitcher Mo'ne Davis, who became the first girl to pitch a shutout in the World Series last week.
Davis, 13, is also the first Little League player to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
The team, which captured the attention of the city, lost to Chicago's Jackie Robinson West on Thursday, one game shy of the national championship game.
The rally, organized by Mayor Nutter's office, begins at noon when the team is expected to arrive from Williamsport.