Little Leagues from California to Pennsylvania ban 'Astros' nickname after cheating scandal Thursday, 20 February 2020
The Astros won't have their 2017 World Series title taken away. Their name, on the other hand, won't be sticking around in some Little Leagues.
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News video: Astros Name Barred By Pennsylvania Little Leagues Near Williamsport

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Just 60 miles east of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County, one Little League director is sending a clear message to his 4,000 players about the Houston Astros and their sign-stealing scam. Curtis Silva reports.

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