Carl E. Stotz "Uncle Tuck
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Black and white baseball card of Carl E. Stotz portrait inside of an oval frame. The words "Where it all began" … are at the bottom of the oval.

Credit: Courtesy of the Carl E. Stotz Archives

Carl E. Stotz "Tuck", 1910-1992. The Founder and organizer of Little League Baseball. Carl established the rules and field dimensions by experimenting with his nephews Jimmy and Major Gehron in the fall of 1938 at what is now known as the Original Field on West Fourth Street in Williamsport, Pa. A league consisting on three teams was formed in the Spring of 1939 and on June 6, 1939 the first Little League game was played at Point Park. The Original league field was the site of the first 12 Little League World Series (1847-1958).

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