Nine of Connecticut's state champions in the 1970s were first-time winners, while Windsor Locks won its third state title in 1973. The three championships ties Windsor Locks with Stratford Original for the most Connecticut state and divisional titles since 1957. New Haven's Walter "Pop" Smith Little League, which reached the World Series following its first state title in 1974, has since also won three titles, and several leagues have won two.
Forestville also reached the World Series following their 1976 state championship.
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State Champions of the 1970s
1979 - Wallingford
1978 - East Hartford Eastern
1977 - Park City American (Bridgeport)
1976 - Forestville
1975 - Waterford South
1974 - New Haven Pop Smith
1973 - Windsor Locks
1972 - Orange
1971 - Wilton and South Windsor
1970 - New Haven Annex
NOTE: Connecticut held two Divisional Tournaments in 1971. Both champions advanced to the Eastern Region Tournament.
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