NORWOOD’S JUNIOR AMERICAN LEGION team was honored Wednesday evening at a banquet in the Junior High School auditorium, during which the state trophy was awarded to the team through Ray Martin, star pitcher.

Officials of the American Legion, baseball ions, and parents were in attendance. John F. Hall, state Legion commander made the award.

Pictures from left to right at the presentation are John Dixon, coach of the team, John Abel, Legion Post 70 commander; Ray Martin, Lt Frank Donahue of the Naval Air Force, John Delay of the state Legion, Richard Cunningham, past state commander; Dr John F. Hall, state commander; William “Bill” Stewart, National League umpire, and Benny Murray, Head coach at Norwood High.

(All articles originally published in the Norwood Messenger)

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