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(Little League Memorial), (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Gaylord, Frank Chalfant II 1925-2018  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: stone; Base: stone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Coadministered by City of Williamsport Street and Parks Department 245 West Fourth Street Williamsport Pennsylvania 17701
Coadministered by Little League Williamsport Pennsylvania
Located Memorial Park Blaine Street & Carl Stotz Place Williamsport Pennsylvania
Date:
Dedicated June 6, 1989
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania survey, 1994.
Image on file.
F. C. Gaylord 1989 (On front of base:) AT THIS SITE ON JUNE 6, 1939 WAS PLAYED/THE FIRST LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL GAME./ORGANIZED AS A THREE-TEAM LEAGUE FOR YOUNGSTERS BY/WILLIAMSPORT RESIDENTS CARL STOTZ, GEORGE BEBBLE AND/BERT BEBBLE, LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL HAS GROWN INTO/A HIGHLY RESPECTED INTERNATIONAL YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAM/PROVIDING FOR TWO AND ONE-HALF MILLION PARTICIPANTS/EVERY YEAR THE BENEFITS OF FAIR PLAY, FRIENDLY COMPETITION,/AND A DESIRE TO EXCEL THROUGH RESPONSIBLE VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP/DEDICATED/JUNE 6, 1989 signed
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Summary:
Three young boys. They stand crowded together, holding up baseball mitts to catch a baseball. They wear baggy shirts, trousers tucked in at the ankles and lace-up shoes. The two boys on the proper right are reaching up with mitts on their proper left hands; the boy on the proper left is reaching up with a mitt on his proper right hand.
Topic:
Children  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Baseball  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Sports Uniform  Search this
Control number:
IAS PA001495
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_342368