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World Series Tournaments, Inc.

The PONY League World Series is a 10-team, international youth baseball tournament located at Lew Hays PONY Field in Washington, Pennsylvania. The tournament features six domestic and four international teams of 13- and 14-year-old boys. Teams qualifying by advancing through PONY Baseball's levels of tournament play, including district, section, region, super region, and finally zone to earn a trip to the World Series. 

Since 1981, World Series Tournaments, Incorporated (WSTI) has been producing the PONY League World Series in its backyard of Washington, Pennsylvania. WSTI is a 501C3 nonprofit organization whose all-volunteer board prepares the event throughout the year, while countless hundreds of other volunteers provide the labor necessary to make the World Series a success on and off the field.

The partnership with PONY Baseball/Softball and Washington Youth Baseball, along with the volunteer/business support, helps assure the World Series’ annual return to Lew Hays Pony Field in Washington. The efforts of thousands of people combined each year enable WSTI to successfully present the PONY League World Series. While the specifics of the host organization has changed over the years, the World Series Chairmen have shouldered the primary responsibility for the successful presentation of the annual event. The following list of chairmen is presented in tribute to the countless supporters of the PONY League World Series over these last 70 years.

1952 James F. O’Briend 1971-1972 William E. Morrell & Paul Fetherlin
1953-1954 James L. Pareso 1973 Bryon Smialek & John Duskey
1955-1956 William E. Amos 1974-1976 John Duskey
1957-1961 Wayne D. Russell 1981 John R. Mosier
1962-1963 Donald E. Hubbard 1982-1984 Tom Sprowls
1968-1969 Elmo George & Jack Howell 1985-2019
Bob Gregg
1970 William E. Morrell 2020-Present Nathan Voytek

Since WSTI is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, it is always looking to add new members to aid in the efforts of hosting Washington's annual Summer Classic, the PONY League World Series. If interested in joining the efforts of the organization, contact us.
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