Named for the Hall of Fame pitcher, the Dizzy Dean World Series has been an institution of youth baseball for 37 years.
This year's installment took place at Snowden Grove Park in Southaven, Miss., and featured some of the bay area's best teams.
Pinellas Park was one, and Thursday morning, the 12U team captured third place in its division of the weeklong tournament with a 14-2 win over the Bradley County Express of Cleveland, Tenn.
The winner of Bracket C bounced back from a 3-0 loss to Mississippi's Grenada Youth All-Stars with an 11-1 win in the rematch before losing 12-4 to eventual champion North Chilton All-Stars of Alabama in the semifinals.
Thursday, Scott Germack earned the win on the mound while Nate Moeller hit a three-run home run in the fourth that ended the game via the mercy rule.
Dizzy Dean 12U World Series (Southaven, Miss.)
Pinellas Park 14, Bradley County Express 2 (consolation final)
Little League Minors (10-11) Tournament of Champions (Greenville, N.C.)
Keystone vs. Georgia, 1 p.m.
Little League Majors (11-12) Southeast Region Tournament (Warner Robins, Ga.)
South Brandon vs. West Virginia, 1 p.m.
Little League Seniors (15-16) Southeast Region Tournament (Safety Harbor)
Greater Largo vs. West Virginia, 9 a.m.
Dixie Boys Baseball World Series (Bossier City, La.)
Spring Hill vs. Louisiana, 4 p.m.
Dixie Ponytails X-Play (11-12) World Series (Ponchatoula, La.)
Spring Hill vs. South Carolina, 1:30 p.m.