The School With All The Catchers

Read about Joe Naiman's long-awaited history
of baseball at Crawford from 1957 to 2007


1954 5th Grade CLS Boys' Basketball Team

The recent passing of Gary Grossman '61 sent
Bob Richardson looking for a photo he took in 1954

Haizlips Pharmacy Pony League

Courtesy of Terry Krauss '60

Youth Baseball

The 1955 Food Basket team and a couple of undated
Uptown Optimist teams, courtesy of Jerry Ellis '61

Oak Park Little League Field Construction

An Evening Tribune article from Ted Hazlewood '63

Guaranty Chevrolet Little League 1955

Courtesy of Tom Cassie

Guaranty Chevrolet Little League 1956

Courtesy of Tom Cassie

Dennstedt Village 1956

Courtesy of Terry Baugher '62

Ed Schlehuber Colt League 1956

Courtesy of John Blackwood '59

Boney's Little League

Dan Lewis '62 sends in photos from 1955, 1956, and 1957

Kitzman's Pony League

Dan Lewis '62 sends in photos from 1958 and 1959 (he thinks)

Rolando Park Little League

Richard Lidbom's 1958 Piggly Wiggly team

1958 Redwood Village Little League Program

Sent in by Larry Vanworth '64

1958 Redwood Village Little League
Champions: VFW Ship 1774

Sent in by Larry Vanworth '64

Oak Park Little League

The Pirates and Universal Electric 1959,
courtesy of Bob Mardon '64

Oak Park Little League

Bill Ross '65 shares Michael's Ambulance 1957,
Euclid Nursery 1958 & 1959, and Lions' Club 1960

College Lions 1959

Bill Rainey

Crawford's 1962 Standout Athlete

Rolando Park Tigers 1962

Team photo and names, courtesy of Ron Smith '72

Sunshine Little League

Honorary '65 member Bill Wood sends photos from
Carnation Qualitee 1959 and Davies Motors 1960

La Mesa Tool

Bill "Cappy" Paxton '66 shares a photo of his Colt League team.

Carpenter's Union Little League 1965

David Knight '73 shares a shot from his Redwood Village
Darnall Elementary School team photo

Jackson Little League

All Stars, Food Basket, Security Bank, College Center Optimists, Uptown
Optimists, and La Canada Florists, courtesy of Donna Foster Westfall '65

Jackson Little League

Big Wheel, Selten Construction, Food Basket and
Breier Sound, courtesy of Dwight Yakel '66

College Travelodge 1966

Guarantee Chevrolet 1966

College Park 7-Eleven 1966

Courtesy of Jeff Garrison '73

College Park Harbs Upholstery circa 1967

Courtesy of Stan Duffield '73

College Park Bob's Coffee Shop

Courtesy of Larry Weitzen '73

Evening Tribune Prep Athletes

Courtesy of Ken Burton '72

1972 Water Polo and Swimming Awards Banquet

Ken Burton sent photos

Little League Program Ads

Courtesy of Tom Cassie '62

Prep Hoops Summaries

Jim Dubbs '59 was the high-scoring Colt in Crawford's
62-38 loss to Hoover on February 3, 1958


I just came across this clipping of the Saints-Colts
basketball game of January 8, 1958

1958 Guaranty Chevrolet Pony League

Courtesy of Tom Christensen '63

1959 Rolando Park Dodgers

Sent in by Bryan Lanois '68

Student-Faculty Basketball Game

Two photos taken by Bob Richardson
at the match held on November 25, 1959

1960 Colt Football Preview

A news clipping AND the original photo, courtesy of Fred Dickson '61

John Fry's 1962 Scrapbook

A recently-discovered collection of sports clippings

1961 Football All Stars

More from John Fry's 1962 Scrapbook

1962 Rolando Little League American Mattress team photo

Courtesy of Robert Belenzon '70

"We Are The Champions . . ."

Tom Whelan '62 becomes the All-Time OTL champion with his 2006 victory in the Cannever Division (This link started out on the Memory Page with a 1965 photo of Larry Dubbs, Jim Rupe, and Tom Whelan. We've added two newer photos, but will keep it here.

The Four Horsemen

Doug Helzer '63 shares a photo of himself and three other 1962 gridiron stars

1963 CIF Basketball Champs

Tom Christensen '63 shares a couple of great photos

1963 Handball Team

The Evening Tribune interviews Rodger Gredvig '64 and Gary Stockton '64

1975-1976 Summer League Softball

These teams were rife with 1969-1974 Colts


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