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Cooperstown Youth Baseball

Donald O. Pollock, M.D., 89; Half-Century Village Mainstay

IN MEMORIAM

Donald O. Pollock, M.D., 89;

Half-Century Village Mainstay

Donald O. Pollock

COOPERSTOWN – Donald O. Pollock, M.D., who led a lifetime of service to others, including a distinguished and wide-ranging medical career with Bassett Hospital that spanned several decades, passed away peacefully in his home Sunday evening, Sept. 29, 2019, surrounded by family and listening to the final Red Sox game of the season. He was 89.

He was born in 1930 in East Orange, N.J., the oldest son of J. Ford and Helen (Glasson) Pollock. He was raised in Brookside N.J., where he also attended grammar school before going to Morristown High School. He graduated from Morristown as the valedictorian of the Class of 1947.

Cooperstown Youth Baseball Parades Into 2019 Season

Cooperstown Youth B-Ball

Parades Into 2019 Season

The Cooperstown Youth Baseball parade, delayed from Saturday (as was Oneonta’s Little League parade) by snow flurries,  marched from Cooper Park down Main Street Monday afternoon into the 2019 season, which is played at the CYB field in Hartwick.  Carrying the banner is a girls softball team, coached by Bud Lippitt and George Crippen,  From left are Jensen Merwin, Mia Kaltenbach, Charlotte Campbell, Emmy Lippitt, Alexis Wolfe, Isabella Reich, Hailey Michaely and Brenna Seamon. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Parade Opens CYB Season

BIG JOB, Little Players

The littlest team, Coach Matt Hazzard’s Price Chopper, got a big job this morning, carrying the lead banner in the Little League Parade into the CYB Field in Hartwick  hamlet.   It took a little while to get the hang of it, but the players then successful led their fellow athletes into the season.  From right are Lily Vilacky, brothers Connor and Landon Van Buren, Paxton Hazzard, Graham Schiellack, Joe Conti and Carter Coleman.  At the field, players sang the National Anthem and former coach Dave Pearlman, left, threw in the first pitch.  (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

Boys, Girls Of Summer Take To Fields Today

Boys, Girls Of Summer

Take To Fields Today

The Church & Scott Team, top photo, carried the Cooperstown Youth Baseball banner from the Hartwick Fire Hall at 9 a.m. today to the Town Field, where the season began at 10 a.m. after opening ceremonies. (From left are Garet Bush, Brendan Meade, Charlie Lamont, Conrad Erway, Keenan Murphy, Bryson Whittaker and Chase Burkhart). Reciting the National Anthem, lower left, are, from left, Mia Kalltenback, Emmy Lippitt and Grace Frable. Lower right, Coach Mark Kirkby throws the first pitch to daughter Savannah, who is beginning her final season. Dad had coached daughter for her full Youth Baseball career. CYB stalwart David Pearlman, who isn’t participating in the league this year after decades of volunteerism, was recognized as opening ceremonies.  Check back for photos of Little League opening day in Oneonta, where a field is being dedicated in honor of the late Rich Murphy, longtime coach and former county representative for the Town of Oneonta.   (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Erway, Logue, Hage, Haney Win Top Coop Youth Baseball Awards

Logue, Erway, Haney, Hage Win

Top Coop Youth Baseball Awards

Faith Logue and Carly Erway display their 2015 Terry Bliss Softball Awards while Kendall Haney and Alex Hage hold their 2015 Laverne "Beanie" Ainslie Baseball Awards at the 2015 CYB End of Season picnic last evening.
Faith Logue and Carly Erway display their 2015 Terry Bliss Softball Awards while Kendall Haney and Alex Hage hold their 2015 Laverne “Beanie” Ainslie Baseball Awards at the 2015 CYB End of Season picnic last evening.

HARTWICK – The Cooperstown Youth Baseball Board of Directors has awarded the 2015 Terry Bliss Softball Award to Carly Erway and Faith Logue, and the 2015 Laverne “Beanie” Ainslie Award to Alex Hage and Kendall Haney.

The awards, the highest honor that the CYB Board of Directors bestows on baseball and softball players, were presented on Wednesday at the annual CYB end of season picnic in Hartwick.

“Both of these awards are named for and represent men from the community who stood for everything that we hold dear; sportsmanship, good character, dedication to their sport and dedication to the children of the Cooperstown area,” the board said in a statement.

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