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RSVPast | MAY 2018


ca. 1968: Championship Glory

The American Legion baseball team from Memphis, sponsored by Bill Speros, captured the American Legion World Series title 50 years ago in Manchester, New Hampshire. The close-knit group of players continue to hold reunions to celebrate their glory days. Pictured above, from left to right are: Front row – Al Andre, Bobbie Goodman, Lynn Alford, Paul “Skeeter” Gowen, Richard Daughtery and Mike Dempster. Second row – Coach Bob Camp, Duane Donahoo, Batboy Jack Long, Bob Stolarik, Ron Majkrzak, Jimmy Conn and David Hazelip. Back row – Sponsor Bill Speros, Coach Homer Phillips, Terry Dan, Donnie Castle, Ross Grimsley, Charlie Blanchard, Jim Evans, Farrell Vincent and Coach Tony Gagliano.

Photo courtesy of Bob Phillips

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