The Mamie Johnson Little League team met up with the Orioles after their LLWS Regional run
When the Mamie Johnson Little League team advanced to the Little League World Series Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament in July, they made history as the first all-African-American team to win the D.C. Little League championship.
Though they were eliminated from the regional tournament, the team -- named after the first woman to pitch in the Negro Leagues -- made a quick trip north to Baltimore, where they were honored by the Orioles prior to Sunday's game against the Red Sox.
They got a pregame huddle and pep talk from Buck Showalter:
... and center fielder Adam Jones:
The Mamie Johnson team didn't even exist until 2015, when the league teamed up with the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. Already, they've taken home a D.C. championship. Only time will tell what the future holds for the Mamie Johnson Little League team.