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Mike Legge Named Little League Central Region Director

Mike Legge

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Nov. 7, 2005) – Mike Legge, league development manager for Little League International since 2004, has been named Central Region director, it was announced today by Stephen D. Keener, president and chief executive officer of Little League Baseball and Softball.

Mr. Legge, who served as director of the Western Region in San Bernardino, Calif., from 1999 until 2004, will relocate to the Central Region Headquarters in Indianapolis early in 2006. As league development manager, he was based out of the Southern Region Headquarters in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was assistant region director at St. Petersburg, 1996-99.

Mr. Legge has served Little League as a volunteer in a variety of capacities including umpire, coach, president, assistant district administrator and Southern Region staff umpire. He was one of 12 umpires chosen from around the world to officiate at the 1996 Little League Baseball World Series in Williamsport, Pa.

“We are extremely pleased that Mike Legge has accepted this important leadership position for the Central Region of Little League International, and we anticipate that Mike will demonstrate the same qualities in Indianapolis that he so capably did in San Bernardino and St. Petersburg,” Mr. Keener said. “I am confident that the district administrators and field leaders of the Central Region will benefit from Mike’s experience and tested leadership. “

Mr. Legge has also served as a volunteer in the Cub Scouts, as a coach in youth football and soccer, and as a volunteer in an abuse counseling and treatment center. At the Western Region, he volunteered for and served as chairman of the San Bernardino Convention and Visitors Bureau. He and his wife Sandy have four daughters (Jodi, Jami, Angela and Robin), two sons (Matthew and Skip), and eight grandchildren.

Mr. Legge was a medical marketing director for one year at ProCare America, Inc., in Bonita Springs, Fla., before being hired by Little League. For 10 years before that, he was general manager at Charles Wolfe and Sons (agents for United Van Lines) in Fort Myers, Fla. 

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