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2005 Little League Award Winners

Owner of Mexican League’s Monterrey Sultans to be Enshrined in Little League Museum Hall of Excellence
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 16, 2005) – Being a member of the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series made an indelible mark on Jose Maiz Garcia, and since that moment in 1957 it has been his life’s passion to bring the benefits of Little League Baseball to his native Monterrey, Mexico.  More...

Larry Bowa to Receive Bill Shea Distinguished Little League Graduate Award
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 9, 2005) – Larry Bowa, former Major League manager and current ESPN Baseball Tonight analyst, will be presented the 2005 William A. “Bill” Shea Distinguished Little League Graduate Award prior to Little League Baseball World Series championship game on Sunday, Aug. 28.  More...

Pinole Hercules Little League is 2005 ASAP Award Winner
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 17, 2005) –Little League Baseball and Softball is intent on providing a rewarding experience for all Little Leaguers, and through ASAP (A Safety Awareness Program), it has helped its players, coaches, and volunteers play the game safely.  More...

Michael Alban to Receive First Little League Urban Initiative Volunteer of the Year Award
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 3, 2005) – Michael Alban introduced the Little League Urban Initiative to Newark, N.J., and Little League International will recognize his determination and clear vision on behalf of the Urban Initiative with the presentation of the first Howard and Gail Paster Little League Urban Initiative Volunteer of the Year Award this August at the 59th Little League Baseball World Series in Williamsport, Pa. More...

Parents of Major Leaguers Javier and Jose Valentin Chosen as Little League Parents of the Year
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 9, 2005) – Jose and Javier Valentin flourished playing Little League Baseball as children in Manati, Puerto Rico, and are now enjoying rewarding careers in Major League Baseball. More...

Little League Announces its 2005 Mom of the Year
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (July 26, 2005) – Alison Payne is the player agent for more than 1,200 Little Leaguers and team mom for each of her daughter’s teams in the York County Little League in Yorktown, Va. For her efforts and commitment to the Little Leaguers in her local league, Mrs. Payne has been selected as the 2005 Little League Mom of the Year. More...

Dorothy Foster Named Little League Volunteer of the Year
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 9, 2005) – Dorothy Foster was the founding “mother” of Lionsville (Pa.) Little League in 1970, and for the past 35 years has donated more than 70 hours per week to the local league, which includes cutting the grass on the league’s seven-field complex three times a week. For her years of dedicated service, Mrs. Foster will be honored as Little League’s Volunteer of the Year during the 59th Little League Baseball World Series in Williamsport, Pa., this August.  More...

Jennifer Burns to Receive Little League Challenger Award
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Aug. 3, 2005) – The Little League Baseball Challenger Award recognizes the loyal support of volunteers who help children with disabilities enjoy the benefits of playing Little League. Jennifer Burns of Edgewood, N.M., will receive the Little League Challenger Award when she is honored this August at the 2005 Little League Baseball World Series in Williamsport, Pa. More...

Little League Names Its 2005 Good Sport of the Year
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (July 26, 2005) – The Little League Good Sport Award annually recognizes a Little Leaguer who has demonstrated superior qualities of sportsmanship, leadership, a commitment to teamwork and a desire to excel. Dawson Fair of Elizabethton National Little League in Elizabethton, Tenn., has exemplified all of those qualities and this August at the 2005 Little League Baseball World Series in Williamsport, Pa., he will be recognized with receipt of the Little League Good Sport of the Year Award.  More...

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