A group of “lads” turned out at Parichy Stadium in April of 1953 to prepare for Little League and Pony League season. The American Legion team was the 1953 championship team, which included the following names: Grundke, Mulholland, Thompson, Hovorka, Lunger, Conway, Murphy, Barnes, Frost and Wolf.

Jill Wagner

Photo: From the cover of the Forest Park Review, April 23, 1953, Parichy Stadium at Harrison and Harlem.