The Boys of Summer 1953

Photos & Memories of a Championship Year

In August 2003 The Birmingham Public Library commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of the year the Birmingham all-stars won the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Birmingham won the final game of the series beating Schenectady, New York, in a narrow 1- 0 pitching contest.

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Team Roster: Ralph Boyer, Anthony Cherry, Dicky DeRoberts, Ed Donahoo, Percy Goodwin, Bruce Gordon, Richard Green, Jim Hicks, Joe Johnson, Ken McCain, Joe Sims, Roy Strickland, Joe Mack Thaxton, Bradley Wideman Managers: Jack Kinney, Emmett Goodwin, John Creamer Birmingham Little League Commissioner: Joe Savage

Photo Gallery - The Boys of Summer 1953

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photographs courtesy of Little League Baseball and Bruce Gordon

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