Category: In Memoriam

Little League® International honors the memory of former Virginia District 13 Administrator Donald Baker. He was 83. Mr. Baker, a native of Clintwood, Virginia, was widely recognized for his public service and as an influential figure in local, regional, and state politics. For 41 years, he was the Mayor of Clintwood, and a member of […]

Little League® International remembers Terry R. “TR” Sloan, Jr., former Big League Baseball World Series Umpire Coordinator. He was 58. A native of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Mr. Sloan was a 1981 graduate of Aiken (S.C.) High School; and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Clemson University. His professional path led him to positions […]

Little League® International remembers the life and contributions of Wendle Stiber, former Connecticut District 3 Administrator and Connecticut Little League Director. He was 87. Mr. Stiber, a native of Waterbury, Connecticut, and resident of Naugatuck, Connecticut, at the time of his death, was a letter carrier for the United States Post Office. Beginning his Little […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Larry Bagwell, former Mayor of Easley, S.C. He was 84. Mr. Bagwell, a native of Pickens County, S.C., was a 1955 graduate of Easley High School. He earned a master’s degree from Clemson University and was a member of the Tigers baseball program that reached consecutive College Baseball […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Jim Gehron, the nephew of Little League Founder Carl E.  Stotz, and a player on the 1939 Lycoming Dairy team during the first season of Little League® in Williamsport, Pa. He was 89. Mr. Gehron was born and raised in Williamsport. He was a Little Leaguer® during the […]

Little League International mourns the passing of Keith Graham, who volunteered as League President in Bessemer, Michigan’s Penokee Range Little League. He was 45. Mr. Graham, a 2000 graduate of Michigan Technical College with a degree in Forestry was employed as a Procurement Forester. He is survived by his wife, Tara; his children, Keira, Kameron, […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Little League Baseball® Europe Region Tournament umpire and former Virginia Assistant District 9 Administrator Anthony Musco. He was 95. Mr. Musco, a native of Providence, Rhode Island, served in the United States Navy for 20 years (1943 to 1963). Beginning his volunteer service to Little League as an […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Donald Berger, former Connecticut District 8 Administrator. He was 93. Mr. Berger, a native of Rockville, Connecticut., and long-time resident of Vernon, Connecticut, resided in South Windsor, Connecticut. at the time of death. A graduate of Rockville High School, he served in the United States Air Force from […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Dennis Sullivan, former Communications and Media Relations Director for Little League Baseball and Softball. He was 70. A native of Williamsport, Pa., Mr. Sullivan began his career with Little League in 1992. Having a background in advertising and graphic design, he was among the first to help expand […]

Little League® International honors the memory of Mike Lucky, Texas District 8 Administrator. He was 68. Mr. Lucky, a native of Dallas, Texas, was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in Dallas. He later studied Computer Science at the University of Texas, attaining a Bachelor of Science degree. Joining Little League as a volunteer […]