1957 Babe Ruth league

 

1957 was the first year of

babE ruth league baseball in ashland.

On Saturday, April 27, 1957, tryouts  for the first year of Babe Ruth League in Ashland were held at Central Park.  The rosters for the eight teams appeared in the Ashland Daily Independent on Sunday, May 5, 1957. 


Yankees

Marvin Hall, Manager

James May, Joe Taylor, Joe Hood, Don Frailie, Robert Collins, Selby Litton, Luie Caldwell, Marcus Hall, Robert Bryant, Charles Fields, Dan Myers, James Banks,Vic Henderson, Larry Holland, Ricky O’Hara, Charles Peck, Mike Moore, Frank Black, David Parsons, James Early, Wayne Jackson, Jimmie Wheeler, Gary Nunley, Charles Jordan, Billie J. George, Richard Wheeler, Lew Weddie.


Indians

Kenneth Smith, Manager

Kendall Bocard, Hargis George, Bill Jordan, Doug Smith, Jimmie Sparks, James Coleman, Gary Seymour, Steve Meyers, Billie Meyers, Julian Neal, Jimmie Rose, Oren Justice, Jerry Ferrell, Mike Cornette, Carl Kittle, John Sanders, Wayne Sloan, Ronald Felty, Tom McMahon, Greg Moore, Paul Johnson, Clarence Cooper, Bobby Pullen, Jim Asher, Dietil Ray, David Arrington, Harry Risher.


Tigers

Mike Ciminella, Manager

Dickie Crooks, Mickey Meade, James McKenzie, Claude Songer, Mike Ciminella, John Todd, Ray Williams, Tom Doolin, Bernie Beverly, J.D. Minnehan, Kelsey McCullough, David Carter, Edward Gabbard, Jim Stevenson, Gene Smith, Mike Goff, Paul Skeans, David Morse, Louis Hart, Arnold Cassidy, David Estep, Spurgeon Mason, John Tackett, Tommie Allen, David Jobreen, Charles Johnson, Ronnie Callihan, John McIntyre.


Reds

Joe Cartwright, Manager

Glen Allen, J.D. Browne, Marvin Childers, Gary McKenzie, Frankie Marshall, Mike McGraw, James Layman, Jim Dixon, Jim Leadingham, Mike McComas, Richard Wyant, Lee Irving, Bill Distler, Tommy Helms, John Coons, James Trimbel, Bill Clilnger, Carl Stambaugh, Paul Profit, Jack Wessell, George Bedoe, John Kinner, Harold Fairchild, Mike Hart, Bud Taylor, Larry Salyers, Daryn Holmes.


Dodgers

Clifford Webb, Manager

Mike Sublett, Jackie Nichols, Willie Scott, Billy Bentley, Tom Thomes, Jimmie Blanton, Richard Reams, Tom Smith, Steve Gilmore, William Rice, David Dawson, Bob Laymon, Jon Anderson, Jim Miller, Bill Spears, Ralph Collins, Paul Williams, Phil Quillen, James Stout, Toby Swan, David Kinner, Rodger Kazee, Dave Parsons, Mike Dartery Tom Buyalos.


Red Sox

Charles Patton, Manager

Larry Conley, Mike Fields, Jerry Klaiber, John Johnson, James Fraley, Charles Juricak, Savid Shire, Robert Hilton, Randy Salyers, Billie Crist, Tommy Wellman, Virgil Conley, Virgin Greene, Danny Daniels, Robert Blair, Steve Sheehan, David Brown, David Carrol, Samuel Seay, Ronnie Mayo, Paul Hilton, Bobby May, Mike Keach..


Cardinals

Toby Ferguson, Manager

Tim O’Hara, Clyde Simmons, Gary Stevens, Eddie Ferguson, Dale Sexton, Harvey Borders, Eddie Ratcliff, Charles Marshall, Ronald Fannin, Harold Sargent, Jack Gavigan, Larry Long, Pete Wonn, Tom Smith, Bob Lee, Ronnie Lewis, Ronnie Dunnigan, Billie Arthur, Paul Crawford, Bill Ison, Tom Kleykamp, Frank Burns, Russell Hager, Norman Johnson, Ronald Trabandt, Tom Mahan, Charles Lewis, Vincent Layman, Jerry Brown.


Braves

T.R. Wright, Manager

Gary Wright, Dennis Daniels, Wylie Kurtis, Mike Jackson, David Gray, Steve Cram, Cecil Thornsbury, Mike O’Neal, H.F. Dixon, Buzzy Smith, Cooper Whitt, Earl Wheeler, Harold Staten, John Bradley, Daniel Nuckols, Garland Flannery, James Dunlap, Tommie Thompson, Joe Shaffer, John Savage, James Day, David McDowell, Richard Thompson, Larry Boggs, Bobby Layman, John Artis.






























































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Two All-Star teams were selected to play in the Eastern Kentucky District Tournament at CP-1.


National League All-Stars

 

Terry Collins, Jackie Nichols, Bill Distler, Lee Irving, Mike McGraw, Richard Wyant, J.D. Browne, Mike Jackson, Steve Cram, H.F. Dixon, Jerry Daniels, Gary Wright, Harold Sargent, Eddit Ferguson, Bobby Lee.


American League All Stars

 

Jim Speakes, Kendall Bocard, Bill Myers, Bill Jordan, Paul Skeans, Buzzy Smith, David Carter, Selby Litton, Robert Bryant, Dan Myers, Victor Henderson, Larry Conley, Tom Wellman, Paul Helton, James Fraley.