SIGNING AUTOGRAPHS — When Ted Lepcio, Red Sox player, appeared at the Little League banquet at the Armory on Monday night, his appearance was the signal for the autograph hunters to Pock around. Here he signs his famous name for some of the Little Leaguers. (McLean Photo)

Red Sox second baseman Ted Lepcio was met with a round of applause, the likes of which he probably will never receive at Fenway Park, at the Little League Banquet held at the Norwood Armory Monday night.

Lepcio spoke at length to a crowd of nearly 1000 youngsters and parents, urging that the potential big league ball players stay In school as long as possible to ensure themselves of an education after their ball playing days are over.

LITTLE LEAGUE TROPHIES—When the Norwood Little League held their banquet at the Norwood Armory on Monday night, these trophies were on display and later awarded to the winning players. (McLean Photo)

Lepcio, who left hurriedly so that he could be with his wife who Is expecting their second child, pointed out that several of the Relf Sox players, including himself’ are college graduates. He gave two contemporary examples of former Red Sox players who were out pounding the pavement for a job after their baseball careers were at an end because they did not have an education.

Also on the program was Bertrand Shurtleff, a professional wrestler, football player, and college graduate, who showed the crowd several wrestling holds, and gave-a-descriptive talk about professional wrestling.

Master of Ceremonies Phil Smith Introduced the entire roster of Little League personnel, who have given much of their time to ensure the most successful season to da}e in the Little League.

league President Nicholas Fer-arra outlined the season just completed, and thanked everyone that helped out in the cause. Ferarra also handed out trophies to the winning teams, as well as to the Individual winners.

Included in the list of winners were.

National League
Jack Crimmins, pitching, 7 1
Jack Crimmins, home runs. 6 Pete Maddocks, batting. .500 Pete Carlson, batting, 500
American League
Claude Lockwood, pitching, 7-1
Walter McDonough, home runs, 5
Dave Tracy, home runs. 5
Bill Carribino, batting, .525 American League—Yankees National League—Dodgers Eight-year-old League—Toledo | Minor League—Red Wings, and I Hi Toms runnerup.
The Allen Tranavitch Trophy was awarded to the Red Wings. Before he died last year, Allen was a player in the Minor League. A trophy will be awarded in his name each year



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