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“Major” and “Jimmy” Gehron

 
 
"Major" and "Jimmy" Gehron Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2018
1. "Major" and "Jimmy" Gehron Monument
Inscription.  

The 1938 inspiration
for
Little League Baseball
practicing at Uncle Tuck's
[Carl E. Stotz]
in 1939
———————————
Founders
and First Generation of
Volunteer Personnel and Sponsors

[not transcribed]
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Max Border
1927-1999
Manager 1960, 1961 for Lycoming Dairy.
Sponsored Border's team as Lycoming
Dairy replacement. Long time Board
Member, Past President of the Board
of Directors

Marlin Dillon
1921-2001
Long time Original Board Member
Following winning seasons as Minor
League and Major League manager
Lundys. League Member since 1953

John Miller
Scorekeeper for over 30 years. Minor
League manager. Major League
manager. Long time Board Member.
League Member since 1965

William E. Fritz, Sr.
Past League President, Vice President,
Umpire In [C]hief, Long-Time
League Board Member
League Member Since 1969

Charles

"Major" and "Jimmy" Gehron Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2018
2. "Major" and "Jimmy" Gehron Marker
M. Mextorf
Original League History
Charlie became League member 1977 to date
Coached Park Pizza 1977
Asst. Manager Sunset Ice Cream 1978, 1979 and 1980
Umpire: 1983, 1984 and again in 2012
League President:1987
Board of Director[s] 1993 to date
Chairman of Rules Committee

Carl Young
Borders Team Manager, League Treasurer
Umpire In Chief, League Board Member
League Member Since 1975


 
Location. 41° 14.432′ N, 77° 2.634′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is on 4th Street west of Beeber Street, on the left when traveling west. Monument is on the grounds of the Carl E. Stotz Little League Baseball complex. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1695 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. Carl E. Stotz (within shouting distance of this marker); Carl E. Stotz Field (within shouting distance of this marker); The Club House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Carl E. Stotz (within shouting distance of this marker); Lycoming County War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louise Larzelere Chatham
Little League Founders on Gehron Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2018
3. Little League Founders on Gehron Monument
(about 800 feet away); Bowman Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
Also see . . .  Little League Baseball at Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 1, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Little League Notables on Gehron Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2018
4. Little League Notables on Gehron Monument
Little League Notables on Gehron Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2018
5. Little League Notables on Gehron Monument
"Major" and "Jimmy" Gehron Monument at Stotz Field image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2018
6. "Major" and "Jimmy" Gehron Monument at Stotz Field
"Major" and "Jimmy" Gehron image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 22, 2018
7. "Major" and "Jimmy" Gehron
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 1, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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