Umpire Orlando is enjoying action in the Little League World Series | Sports

The biggest honor for any young referee is managing the Williamsport Little League World Championship, and Peabody resident Michael Orlando has been chosen. In fact, it was chosen for 2020, before COVID-19 caused the popular event in Pennsylvania to be postponed until the following August. It was scaled back a year ago without including international … Read more

Brother of 1st Black NL Referee Williams speaking at CSUB | News

When Odie Williams set out to write about his late brother Art in 1999, he checked the encyclopedia to see what remained of his brother’s baseball accomplishments. Found disappointingly few. Now, between the latest edition of Williams’ long-awaited book and his talk at California State University Bakersfield Thursday, he’s doing his best to celebrate the … Read more