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Nor-Gwyn Hall of Fame Members

 
   





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Robert Bachman - Inducted 1999

  • Served Nor-Gwyn for 25 years (late 1960s to early 1990s)
  • Vice President and board member of the former Gwyn-Nor Youth Baseball & Softball
  • Co-founder and board member of the former Upper Gwynedd/North Wales Baseball Association
  • Nor-Gwyn Youth Baseball coach & manager for 8 years
  • Helped open and operate first Nor-Gwyn refreshment stand
  • Instrumental in acquiring use of the land for the Nor-Gwyn Complex in early 1970s
  • Created the original measurements and plans for the design of Hostelley Field and 4 Youth Baseball/Softball fields
  • One of the Youth Baseball/Softball fields co-named in his honor in 2003

   




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Sam Dickey - Inducted 1999
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1960 to 2005 (45 years)
  • Served as West Point and Upper Gwynedd Connie Mack Baseball coach and team manager
  • Nor-Gwyn American Legion Baseball coach
  • Nor-Gwyn American Legion Baseball Commissioner
  • Nor-Gwyn Perky League Baseball committee chairman
  • Pennsylvania Connie Mack State committee
  • Organized and scheduled umpires for Nor-Gwyn Connie Mack Baseball
  • Expanded Connie Mack team rosters so more kids could play


 

 

 

David Hill - Inducted 1999
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1974 to 1980s (over 10 years)
  • Co-founder and board member of Upper Gwynedd/North Wales Baseball Association
  • Served as first Secretary/Treasurer
  • Chaired fundraising committee to turn nine acres of open space into the current Nor-Gwyn Complex in 1970s
  • Coached Nor-Gwyn Youth Baseball and Connie Mack Baseball
  • Established Nor-Gwyn’s non-profit status with the IRS






   

 

 Gerald (Ben) Hostelley  Inducted 1999
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1947 to 1997 (50 years)
  • Co-founder and board member of Upper Gwynedd/North Wales Baseball Association
  • Held positions of President, Field Director, and Equipment Director for Nor-Gwyn
  • President of Pennsylvania Connie Mack Youth Baseball for 26 years and Bux-Mont Connie Mack League for 29 years
  • Connie Mack and American Legion Baseball team manager
  • Expanded Connie Mack Youth Baseball with "B" and "C" Leagues and started Connie Mack Fall Baseball
  • Inducted into Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 1984
  • Main Nor-Gwyn field named in his honor in 1996 for 50 years of service to youth
  • North Penn Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award in 1997
   
 


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Edward Jasinski - Inducted 1999
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1964 to 1986 (22 years)
  • Co-founder and board member of Upper Gwynedd/North Wales Baseball Association
  • Gwyn-Nor Youth Baseball League coach & manager from 1964 to 1968
  • Treasurer of the former Upper Gwynedd/North Wales Baseball Association from 1969 to 1986
  • One of the Youth Baseball/Softball fields co-named in his honor in 2003



 


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 Frank Robison - Inducted 1999
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1955 to 1996 (40 years)
  • Co-founder, board member, secretary and president of the former Gwyn-Nor Little League Baseball & Softball
  • Co-founder and board member of Upper Gwynedd/North Wales Baseball Association
  • Board member, secretary, and refreshment stand director of Nor-Gwyn Baseball & Softball
  • A frequent and generous financial contributor to Nor-Gwyn
  • Helped support creation and growth of Nor-Gwyn Softball program in the 1980's
     

 

 

 

 James Sullivan - Inducted 1999
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1964 to 2000 (36 years)
  • Coached and managed Nor-Gwyn Youth Baseball and Connie Mack Baseball
  • Held Nor-Gwyn positions of Connie Mack & American Legion Baseball Commissioner, Treasurer, and Equipment Director
  • Served on the committee to merge three youth baseball/softball organizations to form Nor-Gwyn Baseball & Softball in 1986
  • Bux-Mont Connie Mack Baseball B and C League Commissioner
  • Pennsylvania Connie Mack Youth Baseball President
  • Nor-Gwyn Fund for Player Registration Hardship Assistance named in his honor.

 

     
 



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Richard Ferretti - Inducted 2000
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1974 to 1987 (13 years)
  • Nor-Gwyn Youth Baseball, Connie Mack Baseball, and Softball coach and manager
  • Served as President of Gwyn-Nor Youth Baseball League
  • Set-up and ran Saturday morning winter clinics for players and coaches in area school gymnasiums
  • Started Nor-Gwyn Softball program in 1984
  • Recruited Softball players and coaches, prepared fields, and acquiring uniforms and equipment



     

 

 Edward Oswald - Inducted 2000
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1960 to 1990 (30 years)
  • Coached Nor-Gwyn Youth League and Connie Mack Baseball from 1960 to 1971
  • Served as President of the former Gwyn-Nor Youth Baseball League for four years
  • Board member of the former Upper Gwynedd-North Wales Baseball Association from 1967 to 1984
  • Created plans for the original refreshment stand building at the Nor-Gwyn Complex
  • Nor-Gwyn’s first Refreshment Stand Director
  • Hand-mowed and prepared the original Youth Baseball fields at the former Leads and Northrup facility for games prior to founding of the Nor-Gwyn Complex





     

 Larry Meyers - Inducted 2001
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1979 to 2004 (25 years)
  • Coached and managed T-Ball, Nor-Gwyn Youth Baseball, Connie Mack, and American Legion Baseball
  • Served as President of the former Gwyn-Nor Youth League Baseball
  • Served as Nor-Gwyn Director, Field Director, and Treasurer
  • Nor-Gwyn Annual Coach of the Year Award named in his honor





     
 

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 Edward Scholl - Inducted 2001
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from late 1970s to 2000s (over 20 years)
  • Coached and managed T-Ball, Youth Baseball and Connie Mack Baseball, and Softball
  • Instrumental in establishment and early development of Nor-Gwyn Softball program in 1980s
  • Mentored many young girls to instill confidence and teach game skills, sportsmanship, and teamwork




     
   Lewis Seblusky - Inducted 2001
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1955 to 1970 (15 years)
  • Coached in the former Gwyn-Nor Youth Baseball League from 1955 to 1961
  • Served as Secretary-Treasurer of Nor-Gwyn Baseball from 1961 to 1970
  • Assisted in incorporating the former Upper Gwynedd-North Wales Baseball Association
  • Developed fundraising and sponsorship programs for local companies to support Nor-Gwyn








   
     
   George Wicks - Inducted 2002
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1979 to 2016 (over 38 years)
  • Coached and managed T-Ball, Youth Baseball, Connie Mack Baseball, American Legion Baseball, and Softball
  • Vice President of the former Gwyn-Nor Youth Baseball League
  • Vice President of Nor-Gwyn Baseball & Softball from 1986 to 1997 (12 years)
  • President of Nor-Gwyn Baseball & Softball from 1997 to 2016 (19 years)
  • Served as Refreshment Stand Director
  • Served on the committee to merge three youth baseball/softball organizations to form Nor-Gwyn Baseball & Softball in 1986
  • Served on fundraising committee that raised over $100,000 to install lights on two fields in 1989
  • Chaired Registration, Opening Day, Perky Baseball Team, and PA American Legion Baseball Region 2 Tournament Committees
  • Awarded President Emeritus Status upon retirement in 2016.






   
   Kenneth Constable - Inducted 2012
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1992 to present (over 26 years)
  • Managed and Coached T-Ball, Softball, Youth Baseball, Connie Mack Baseball, & Fall Baseball
  • Nor-Gwyn Board Director and Nor-Gwyn Youth Baseball Commissioner from 2000 to present (18 years)
  • Instilled an environment in Nor-Gwyn Youth Baseball that stresses participation, fun, sportsmanship, and learning for players of all skill levels over the need to win games.
  • Established the Machine-Pitch Pony Baseball League at Nor-Gwyn in 2006.
  • Proposed & Designed T-Ball Stadium at the Nor-Gwyn Complex.
  • Established replenishment of Sullivan Memorial Registration Hardship Fund as a way for teams to honor their coaches.
  • Served as Nor-Gwyn Webmaster since inception in 2003 to present – designed, enhanced & maintained website technology & content (15 years).  
     
   Robert Dantzer - Inducted 2015
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1996 to present (over 22 years)
  • Coached and managed T-Ball, Softball, Youth Baseball & Connie Mack Baseball
  • Served on Board of Directors 2000 to present (17 years)
  • Served as Board Secretary from 2004 - 2011 (8 years)
  • President of Nor-Gwyn Baseball & Softball from 2016 to present (1 year)
  • Served as Co-Ed T-Ball League Commissioner from 2006 - present (11 years)
  • Chaired 5K Run, Election, Team Photos, and Sponsorship Committees
  • Served on Legion Region 2 Tournament and Audit Committees





   
   Kevin Manero - Inducted 2015
  • Served Nor-Gwyn from 1998 to 2006 (9 years)
  • Established a sense of pride, tradition, and excellence in the Nor Gwyn American Legion Baseball Program.
  • Evolved Nor-Gwyn among the elite of American Legion Baseball Programs - respected for quality and class.
  • Championed Nor-Gwyn's application & selection as host of two PA American Legion Regional Tournaments.
  • Gained notoriety for Nor-Gwyn as an ambassador of American Legion Baseball.
  • The youngest person ever inducted into the American Legion Baseball Hall of Fame (2012).
  • Team stewardship accomplishments include the following:
  • 9 Appearances in the Bux-Mont American Legion Baseball Tournament
  • 7 Consecutive Apperances in the PA American Legion Baseball Region 2 Tournament
  • 4 Bux-Mont American Legion Baseball Regular Season League Championships
  • 3 Bux-Mont American Legion Baseball Tournament Championships
  • 2 PA American Legion Region 2 Championships
  • 2005 PA State American Legion Baseball Championship