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Tom O'Malley

Lycoming County MVP

— City of Williamsport Sports Walk —

 
 
Tom O'Malley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 6, 2021
1. Tom O'Malley Marker
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O’Malley played for six teams over a nine-year career in Major League Baseball. He went on to play six seasons in the Japanese League and was named both the League and World Series MVP in 1995. A standout baseball player at Montoursville High School, O’Malley was inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 2002.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1995.
 
Location. 41° 14.429′ N, 77° 0.28′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker can be reached from William Street south of West 4th Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Carl Stotz (a few steps from this marker); John Wilcox (a few steps from this marker); Frank Girardi (a few steps from this marker); Ed Ott (within shouting distance of this marker); Ron 'C.I.' Insinger (within shouting distance of this marker); Mike Mussina (within shouting distance

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of this marker); Sports & Athletics (within shouting distance of this marker); John H. Bower (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tom O'Malley (Wikipedia). Thomas Patrick O'Malley is a former Major League baseball player raised in Montoursville, Pennsylvania. He played for the San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox, Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers, Montreal Expos, and New York Mets. He also spent six highly successful seasons in the Japanese Central League with the Hanshin Tigers and Yakult Swallows. He also worked as a manager for the Newark Bears in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball after retiring. (Submitted on July 22, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Tom O’Malley helped Loyalsock win league titles for three seasons in softball. (from Williamsport Sun-Gazette, 12/12/2020) O’Malley has established himself as one of District 4’s best coaches. O’Malley was a coach for only three seasons last decade, but helped Loyalsock win league titles each time, along with the 2018 District 4 Class AAA championship. He also served as Williamsport’s hitting coach in 2019
Tom O'Malley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 6, 2021
2. Tom O'Malley Marker
(looking west from William Street)
and helped the Millionaires improve their batting average by 29 points. Oh yeah, he also has worked with many area baseball players and helped them become much better players. (Submitted on July 22, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

3. A Head of the Game. Raised in Montoursville, O’Malley played for several major league teams, though this bobblehead figure commemorates his time with the Hanshin Tigers in Japan. As third baseman from 1991 to 1994, O’Malley helped the Tigers to second place in the Central League in Japan. He later served the team as a batting coach and scout. (Submitted on July 22, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Jun. 5, 2023