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Williamsport in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ken Sawyer

Lycoming County MVP

 

— City of Williamsport Sports Walk —

 
Ken Sawyer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
1. Ken Sawyer Marker
Inscription.  

Sawyer served as the voice of Williamsport High School football and basketball, and Lycoming College football. Since 1971, he has broadcast hundreds of Little League World Series games. In 1991, he was presented with the Ray Keyes Sports Award from the Lycoming County Brotherhood Alliance and in 2002 he was named the Douglas Dickey Humanitarian of the Year by the Lycoming County United Way.
 
Erected 2016.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsSports.
 
Location. 41° 14.409′ N, 77° 0.371′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is on 4th Street west of Government Place, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 245 West 4th Street, Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Paul 'Babe' Mayer (a few steps from this marker); Bill Byham (a few steps from this marker); Gary Chrisman (within shouting distance of this marker); Kelly Mazzante (within shouting distance of this marker);

Ken Sawyer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
2. Ken Sawyer Marker
P.D. Mitchell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John H. Bower (about 300 feet away); The Lycoming Hotel • The Genetti Hotel 75th Anniversary (about 400 feet away); Ron 'C.I.' Insinger (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
More about this marker. Marker is in the sidewalk next to City Hall.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sports Walk celebrates athletes (Sun-Gazette, 2016). (Submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Local Athletic Royalty (Sun-Gazette, 2016). (Submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. WRAK Continues Tradition at Little League Baseball World Series (2015). (Submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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