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The Historical Society of Hammonton (HSH) invites the public to attend its FREE Speaker Series on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 7 PM at the Canoe Club, Hammonton Lake Park. No HSH membership required!
1947 was the inaugural year for the Little League Baseball World Series. The fascinating story of Hammonton’s All-Stars not only took on ‘the world’ on the field, but off the field too, in the area of equal rights, and taking an unprecedented stand for inclusion for one of their teammates. ‘Third time’s a charm’ was never truer, as our town sluggers took home the World Championship in 1949!
Several veterans of the ’47-49 teams are expected to attend. Earl Rehmann will speak on the trailblazing ’47 team, and Ron DeMarco will reminisce on the ’49 Championship season. Otha (Art) Crowder, the only surviving member of all 3 teams, plans to attend too. Everyone will enjoy the LL World Series highlight reel!
Rita Black and Brandon Watson are expected to talk about Hammonton’s current 2022 9-10 year-old All Star (girls and boys respectively) teams. Join us for a fun evening!