Category: In Memoriam

Little League® International mourns the passing of James Nolan, New York District 23 Administrator. He was 72. Mr. Nolan was a retired schoolteacher from The Bronx, New York, who held a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and Masters degree in Spanish. A Little League volunteer for 48 years, with 16 of those years as […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Little League Baseball® World Series stadium usher Gary Spies. He was 72. Mr. Spies was a native of Lyndhurst, New Jersey, and a resident of Loyalsock Township, Pennsylvania, at the time of his passing. “While we value the service of all Little League World Series volunteers, and you […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Carmine Grieco Jr., who played catcher in the 1947 Little League Baseball® World Series Championship game for Lock Haven (Pa.) Little League. He was 86. A native of Lock Haven, and resident of Hughesville, Pennsylvania, at the time of his passing, Mr. Grieco’s Lock Haven Little League (LHLL) […]

Little League® International remembers former Virginia District 7 Administrator Joseph “Ross” Phillips. He was 79. Mr. Phillips, a native of Canada, relocated to Hampton, Virginia to join the Unites States military. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Mr. Phillips worked professionally as a mechanical engineer with the National Aeronautical and Space Agency (NASA) for […]

Little League® International remembers former New York District 17 Administrator Dominic “Major” Latterii. He was 93. Mr. Letterii was a native of Poughkeepsie, New York, and dedicated 50 years of his life to Little League. Professionally, Mr. Letterii was employed for 38 years by the IBM corporation, retiring in 1990. He also was proprietor of […]

Little League® International remembers the life and accomplishments of Virginia District 11 Administrator Robert “Bob” Huff. He was 84. Mr. Huff, a native of Russell County, Virginia, and resident of Lebanon, Virginia, at the time of his passing, dedicated 62 years of his life to Little League. Beginning his volunteer service as a coach and […]

Little League® International remembers former Texas District 17 Assistant Administrator Emile “Bo” Baudat. He was 89. Mr. Baudat, a native of Houston, attended Humble (Texas) High School, and was a veteran of the United States Army (Korean War 1952-54). Professionally, he worked for more than 50 years as a Transportation Engineer and manager for several […]

Little League® International remembers the life and commitment of former Ohio District 3 Administrator Charles Umbaugh, who dedicated 50 years to Little League. He was 87. Mr. Umbaugh, a resident of Barberton, Ohio, was a veteran of the United States Army and past Commander of the Coley (Ohio) chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars […]

Little League® International remembers former Georgia District 10 Administrator Robin Jones Scott. She was 56. Mrs. Scott, a native and resident of Watkinsville, Georgia, was a 1982 graduate of Oconee County (Ga.) High School. A substitute teacher at Oconee County Elementary School, Mrs. Scott became involved in the Oconee County Little League in support of […]

Little League® International mourns the passing of Gerald Murphy, Jr., New Jersey District 14 Administrator. He was 60. Mr. Murphy, a resident of Gloucester City, N.J., and 1979 graduate of Gloucester City High School, worked as an electrician for 38 years with I.B.E.W Local 98 in Philadelphia. Elected as New Jersey District Administrator in 2003, […]