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In memoriam: Joe Romano

Joe Romano, who owned several Minor League Baseball teams before working for the Philadelphia Phillies as a scout, passed away last Thursday in Clearwater, Florida. From His ownership tenure began in 1967 and lasted until 1983. He first operated a Detroit Tigers farm team in Erie, Pa. After selling that, he purchased the Houston […]

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Bleachers out, chairback seating on tap for Lamade Stadium

Howard J. Lamade Stadium, the home of the Little League Baseball World Series, will be upgraded before the 2013 event to feature total chairback seating in the grandstand. There already was chairback seating in Sections 1-3; the project will take out bleachers in Sections 4-5 and add chairback seating there. Renovations to the ballpark will […]

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Howard Lamade Stadium / Little League World Series

We drop by Howard J. Lamade Stadium, home of the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. FAST FACTS Opened: 1959Capacity: 15,000 in grandstand, 40,000 on groundsDimensions: 225R, 225C, 225R Address: 539 U.S. Hwy. 15, South Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17702.Directions: Highway 15 runs north-south through Pennsylvania; the nearest larger cities are Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and Harrisburg. […]

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