Little League® International remembers long-time Little League Baseball® World Series team host Charles Snyder, Sr. He was 73.
Mr. Snyder, a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and resident of Pennsdale, Pennsylvania, volunteered 21 years as an “uncle” for the Little League teams that reached the Little League Baseball World Series played each August in Williamsport, Pa.
“Chuck was simply one of the best people I’ve known in my Little League tenure,” said Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and CEO. “We’re going to miss his friendship, selfless service, and that contagious laugh. Good thoughts and our humble appreciation for Chuck’s memory go out to his family and many friends during this difficult time.”
A 1965 graduate of William Penn High School, Mr. Snyder served in the Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. After his time in the armed forces, he attended and graduated from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy. Follow many years of service to Troop P located in LaPorte, Pennsylvania, Mr. Snyder retired with the rank of Crime Corporal.
Mr. Snyder is survived by his wife of 36 years, Nancy; sons, Charles and Martin; brother, Harry; sister, Virginia; and three grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, Harry and Blanche Snyder.