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“WALL OF FAME”

Managers, Coaches and Players who have participated in an American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC), or Babe Ruth, or Pony World Series, representing and playing for The Gil Hodges Little League, Our Lady Of Grace Athletic Association or The Gravesend Athletic Associations.

Since 1955 the Gil Hodges Little League and the Our Lady Of Grace Athletic Association, has had many of its teams participate in World Series play. We are therefore proud to list these participants on The Gravesend Athletic Associations:

* - went on to play Major League Baseball

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Our Lady of Grace A.A.
1975

Shore Parkway League ChampionsAABC North Atlantic 12 yr old Pee Wee Reese Regional ChampionsN.Y.C. Baseball Federation ChampionsBrooklyn CYO ChampionsBrooklyn Kiwanis ChampionsAABC 12yr old Pee Wee Reese North Atlantic World Series Representatives - Forest Park, Georgia

Manager:   Peter Alborano
Coaches:   Anthony Mele and Chris Merlino
Players:   Robert Imbasciani, Richie Cianci, Carmine  Sperto, Billy Pellegrino, Robert Zambardi, Joey Alborano, Anthony Vazzana, Robert Laimo, Gino Bova, Steven Cianci, Joe Castagna, Frank Aquanno
Additions to the roster for AABC Regional and World Series play
Marcus Lazada.............Chiefs
Steve Iervolino..............Cadets

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Gil Hodges Little League
1975

Babe Ruth 13yr old Middle Atlantic Regional Champions
Champions of the Babe Ruth 13 yr old World Series held in Newark, Ohio

Manager:  Sal Galante
Coaches:  Peter DiGenova, Ben DiStefano
Players: Paul Galante, Danny Gerardi, Peter Sceusa, Anthony Codispoti, Jimmy DelMasto, Dennis Kearney, Ricky Colacino, Darryl Epps, Doug Weaving, Anthony Maniscalco, Abel Rivera, Scott Fappiano,*Benny DiStefano, Billy Santo, Albino Perez.

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Gil Hodges Little League
1978

14yr old PONY League Champions
AABC Sandy Koufax 14yr old North Atlantic Regional Champions
AABC Sandy Koufax 14yr old World Series representatives, Knoxville, Tennessee

Manager:  Sal Galante
Coaches:  Peter DiGenova, Ben DiStefano
Players: Paul Galante, Danny Gerardi, Peter Sceusa, Anthony Codispoti, Jimmy DelMasto, Dennis Kearney, Ricky Colacino, Darryl Epps, Doug Weaving, Anthony Maniscalco, Abel Rivera, Scott Fappiano,*Benny DiStefano, Billy Santo, Albino Perez, Michael Migliaro.
Additions to the roster for World Series play
* Roy Smith............Mount Vernon

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Our Lady of Grace A.A.
1980

Shore Parkway League Champions
AABC North Atlantic 10 yr old Willie Mays Regional Champions
N.Y.C. Baseball Federation Champions
AABC 10yr old Willie Mays North Atlantic World Series Representatives - Rockville, Illinois 

Manager: Paul Rivello
Coaches: Victor Perri and William Kachura
Players: Christopher Adisano, Paul Macchia, Charles Mule', Joseph Puglisi, Michael Russo, William Kachura, Carmine Pellone, Joseph Sciascia, Frank Selesi, Anthony Salino, Robert Carman, Anthony DePaolo, Louis Miller, Victor Perri and Christian Vivola
Additions to the roster for AABC Regional and World Series play
Michael Irving.................72nd Precinct
Christopher Jones...........Cadets
Frank Esposito...............St.Bernard's
Patrick Grady.................Ty Cobb's

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Our Lady of Grace A.A.
1982

Shore Parkway League Champions
AABC North Atlantic 10 yr old Willie Mays Regional Champions
N.Y.C. Baseball Federation Champions
AABC 10yr old Willie Mays North Atlantic World Series Representatives - Rockville, Illinois 

Manager: Tony Guarino
Coaches: Bill Zucker
Players: *Richard Aurilia, Joe Pepitone, Damiano Parlanti, Ted La Ruffa, Rick Liguori, Mike Mancusi, Anthony Stallone, Anthony DeMatteo, Anthony Scala, Chris Ramirez, Vinny Fattorusso, Andrew Amigo, Carl DiAgostino, Chris DeMeo, Mike Scognamiglio
Additions to the roster for AABC Regional and World Series play
Dan Venezia...........68th Pct.
Neil Ioviera............Ty Cobbs

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Gil Hodges Little League
1982

Babe Ruth 13-15 yr old Middle Atlantic Regional Champions

Players:  Billy Ashy, Kevin Baez, Sal Buona, Brian Cornelius, David Hernandez, Harry Hernandez, Joseph Nison, Chris Pagan, Gilberto Rivera, Jessie Rivera, Jose Ruiz, Eddie Sanchez, Louis Sarno, Martin Schwartz, Dennis Tarantino

Gil Hodges Little League
1982

Bambino 12 yr old Champions, Harrisburg Pennsylvania

Players:  Joseph DiNaso, George Rodriguez, Lenny DeVito, Brett Beard, Ray Heffernan, Jeff Godfrey, Grady Reid, Mark Garcia, Gerard Perna, Mark Vingelli, Eric Lopez, Sal Vindigni, Louis Paluccia, Vincent Costello

Our Lady of Grace A.A.
1984

Shore Parkway League Champions
AABC North Atlantic 12 yr old Pee Wee Reese Regional Champions
N.Y.C. Baseball Federation Champions
AABC 12yr old Pee Wee Reese North Atlantic World Series Representatives - Forest Park, Georgia 

Manager:  Tony Guarino
Coaches:  Paul Rivello
Players:  Basil Ciraulo, *Richard Aurilia, Joe Pepetone, Damiano Parlante, Ted La Ruffa, Rick Liguori, Anthony Stallone, Anthony DeMatteo, Chris Ramirez, Mike Compagno, Jackie Sofia, Carl DiAgostino, Joe DiBenedetto, Scott Pugliese, Chris DeMeo
Additions to the roster for AABC Regional and World Series play
Joe LaForte..........Regina Pacis
Anthony Leone......72nd Pct.
Fred DeVito..........St.Marks

Gil Hodges Little League
1985

Babe Ruth 12yr old Bambino World Series Champions; Shelbyville, Indiana

Manager:  Joe Mormino
Coaches:  Joe Deluca Sr.
Players: *Frankie Rodriguez, Mariano Natale, Nick Zito, Luis Santiago, Bobby Purdy, Robert Pisani, Anthony Bicuti, Joe Deluca, Keith Wigger, Albert Mancuso, Milton Love, John Troia.

Gil Hodges Little League
1986

Babe Ruth 13yr old Middle Atlantic Regional Champions and World Series Representatives

Manager:  Sonny Whitehead
Coaches:  Mike Lewis and Chic Dattile
Players:  Frank DeFonte, Joe DeLuca, Michael Morotta, Yohance Mitchell, Mariano Natal, Shawn Ponder, Robert Purdy, Frankie Rodriguez*, Paul Rizzo, Luis Santiago, John Troia, Jorge Vega, Keith Wigger, Nick Zito.

Our Lady of Grace A.A.
1988

Shore Parkway League Champions
AABC North Atlantic 8 yr old Jr. Willie Mays Regional Champions (No World Series Played)
N.Y.C. Baseball Federation Champions

Manager:  Steve Bucchignano
Coaches:  Paul Rivello, Charleie D'Elia, Ed Mazzei
Players:  Anthony Bocchino, Anthony Orsetti, Frank Senatore, Chris Ellison, Tom Consolmagno, Steve Bucchignano, Thomas Turner, Scott Santonas, John Hartwick, Charlie D'Elia, Joe Fariello, Umberto Deleo, Joe Newell.

Gravesend Athletic Associations
1990

Marine Park League Champions
AABC North Atlantic 12yr old Pee Wee Reese Regional Champions
AABC 12yr old Pee Wee Reese North Atlantic World Series representatives - Jonesboro, Goergia 

Manager: Michael Fiorello
Coaches: Danny Nigro
Players: Anthony Vicidomino, Mike Vitale, Tony Diaz, Paul Coppolecchia Jr., Brian Berger,Franco Grippo, Robert DiStasio, Dominick Loizzo, Joseph Galluccio, Frank Gagliardi, Matthew Kirby Smith, Joseph Bonvenuto, Andre Cooper, Brian Nigro, Brandon Sica, David Sivio, Frank Sansonetti, Vincent Napolitano 

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1990

Marine Park League Champions 
AABC 12yr old Pee Wee Reese North Atlantic World Series representatives - Jonesboro, Goergia 

Manager:  Billy Horack 
Coaches:  Mike Russo and Joe Volpe
Players: * Anthony Bocchino , Johnny Hernandez , Carmine Tirone, Joe Fariello, Anthony Orsetti , Frank Senatore , Mike Volpe , Chris Ellison, Tom Consolmagno, Scott Santonas, Charlie D'Elia .

Our Lady of Grace A.A.
1990


N.Y.C. Baseball Federation Champions
Marine Park 8 yr old Roberto Clemente Division Champions
AABC North Atlantic 8 yr old Roberto Clemente Regional Champions 
AABC 8 yr old Roberto Clemente North Atlantic World Series representatives - Jonesboro, Georgia 

Manager:  Steve Bucchignano
Coaches:  Vinny Molinini, Tom Turner
Players:  Steve Bucchignano, Thomas Turner, John Hartwick, Michael Molinini, Nicholas Schiaro, Jason Diaz, Sal Candela, Matt Cutietta, Albert DiStasio, Bluent .. , Jon Paul Interlandi, Joseph Cappello, Frank Soldano
Additions to the roster for AABC Regional and World Series play
Cavin Vaughan..........South Shore

Gil Hodges Little League
1990

Marine Park League Champions
AABC Sandy Koufax 14yr old North Atlantic Regional Champions
AABC Sandy Koufax 14yr old World Series representatives - Spring, Texas

Manager:  Martin Lewin
Coaches:  Tom Spezzano and Jimmy Graham
Players: Billy Angeoletti, Anthony Arias, Hector Bourdon, Anthony Bruno, Joe Buffa, Mike Carlucci, Steve Carrega, John Ellison, John Geocos, James Giancola, John Graham, Joe Henry, Danny Hiss, Ryan Lotito, Jeff Miller, Eddie Murria, Gary Pagan, Billy Pryor.

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1992

Marine Park League Champions 
NABF- 16yr old North Atlantic Regional Champions

Manager:  Sonny Whitehead
Coaches:  Mike Lewis and Tom Spezzano
Players:  John Biono, Nick Brooks, John Cannizzaro, Tony Diaz, Frank Ferrara Jr., Chris Gamble, Jason Hillyer, Shaun Kneessi, Joe Lankford, Nick Mele, Adam Ocharsky, Chris Phelan, Shaun Sarnicola, Anthony Sclafani, Richard Seymour, Timmy Stines,

Gravesend Athletic Associations
1992

N.Y.C. State Champions
AABC Mid Atlantic 10 yr old Bambino Division (Babe Ruth) Regional Champions 
AABC 10 yr old Bambino Division (Babe Ruth) Mid Atlantic World Series representatives - Fredricks, Maryland 

Manager:  Carmine Pellone
Coaches:  Mike Matrone, Vinny Molinini, Sam Caravello
Players:  Steve Bucchignano, Thomas Turner, Michael Molinini, Sal Candela, Matt Cutietta, Jon Paul Interlandi, Anthony Caravello, Chris Hockenberry,  Michael Cavello, Gregg Clements, James DiGangi.

Gravesend Athletic Associations
1996

NY Metro Champions
Marine Park 14yr old Sandy Koufax Division Champions
AABC North Atlantic 14yr old Sandy Koufax Regional Champions
AABC 14yr old Sandy Koufax North Atlantic World Series representatives - Jersey City, N.J. 

Manager: Steve Bucchignano
Coaches: Pat Garzillo, Tom Cespuglio
Players: Steven Bucchignano, Kevin Solano, Anthony Garzillo, Anthony Caravello, Hunter Metrick, Brian Welch, Jeff Silverstein, Danny Garcia, Mario Martinez, Jimmy Linares, David Gomez, Joseph DeSiena, Jon Paul Interlandi, Julio LaSalle
Additions to the roster for AABC Regional and World Series play
Michael Cavello..........Amity
Michael Kearney..........Amity

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1998

Marine Park League Champions
AABC North Atlantic 12yr old Pee Wee Reese Regional Champions
AABC 12yr old Pee Wee Reese North Atlantic World Series representatives - Toa Baja, Puerto Rico 

Manager: Tom Spezzano
Coaches: Greg Balck and Joe D'Aleo
Players: Cory Accardi, Carl Agostinacchio, Andrew Blay, Randy Caddle, Dominick D'Aleo, Michael Florio, Robert Harlin, Anthony Mancuso, John Mancuso, Michael Marcinkowski, Raphael Noble, Jonathan O'Leary, Brandon Valentin, Ryan Valentin, Robert Yodice

Gravesend Athletic Associations
2000

AABC North Atlantic 11yr old Pee Wee Reese Super Regional Host Representatives, Brooklyn, NY (No World Series Played)

Manager: Bob Cardillo
Coaches: Angel Morales and Jimmy Alberino
Players: Thomas Abbate, James Alberino, Joseph Barone, Salvatore DeMarco, Gabriel Moldonado, Christian Morales, Christopher Hopstock, Daniel Rodriguez, Joseph Trucano
Additions to the roster for AABC Super Regional
Christopher Calabrese..........St.Columba
Eric DiMartino.....................St.Columba|
Michael Haugstatter.............St.Thomas
Matthew Kent......................St.Columba
Trevor Piche........................St.Columba

Gravesend Athletic Associations
2001

AABC North Atlantic 11yr old Pee Wee Reese Super Regional Host Representatives, Brooklyn, NY (No World Series Played)
Brooklyn Kiwanis League Champions, Andrew Torregrossa Division

Manager: Ciro Mentesana
Coaches: Mike Tama, Tito Rivera, Robert Blandino Sr. and Victor Cosme Sr.
Players: Robert Blandino Jr., Victor Cosme Jr., Anthony Cruz, Michael DeRosa, Jonathan Farina, Nicholas Grimaldi, Nicholas Iacono, Dylan Landon, Michael Mercuri, Nico Rivera, Gary Saccenti, Michael Tama, Anthony Zappulla, Michael Zappulla
Additions to the roster for AABC Super Regional
Matthew Troisi..........St.Columba
Matthew Furey..........St.Columba

Gravesend Athletic Associations
2001

AABC North Atlantic 9yr old Willie Mays Super Regional Representatives, Jonesboro, Georgia (No World Series Played)

Manager: Chris Pacifico
Coaches: Charlie Kaufherr, Mike Cruz and Russell Schneider
Players: Nicholas Cruz, Jonathan Villani, Ramon Liz, Joey Fattorusso, Anthony Silvery, Christopher Pacifico, C.J. Reyes, Chris Kaufherr, Joseph Morales, Lucas Ramirez, Daniel Perez, Ryan Schneider, Anthony Frangello
Additions to the roster for AABC Super Regional
Kiernan Monaghan..........St.Anselm

Gravesend Athletic Associations
2002

AABC North Atlantic 11yr old Pee Wee Reese Super Regional Host Representatives, Brooklyn, NY (No World Series Played)AABC North Atlantic 11yr old Pee Wee Reese Super Regional Host Representatives, Brooklyn, NY (No World Series Played)

Manager: Tom Spezzano
Coaches: Angel Morales and Greg Balck
Players: Daniel Bort, George Bullock, Edward Cho, Vincent Incorvia, Joseph Mendola, Anthony Morales, Peter Morales, Michael Ortega, Christopher Rampino, Vincent Rutuelo, Thomas Scarpaci, Christopher Violante, John Vispisiano,  Jesse Wynn

Gravesend Athletic Associations
2003

AABC North Atlantic 11yr old Host Representatives, Pee Wee Reese World Series, Brooklyn, NY

Manager: Christopher Pacifico
Coaches: Russell Schneider, Richard DeSimone, Ciro Fattorusso
Players: Hassan Evans, Mark Fariello, Joey Fattorusso, Frank Grisanzio, Vincent Marchiano, Christopher Pacifico, Joe Rinaldo, Ryan Schneider, Marc Weinstein
Additions to the roster for AABC Super Regional
Felix Lopez...............Youth Service
Mario Valdez............Youth Service
James Furey..............St.Columba

Gravesend Athletic Associations
2004

AABC North Atlantic 11yr old Host Representatives, Pee Wee Reese World Series, Brooklyn, NY

Manager: John Allesia
Coaches: Matt Settanni Sr., Robert DeCapua
Players: Max Bayarsky, Anthony Cardona, Jimmyboy Daly, Thomas DeCapua, Jonathon DeMarco, Frank Fallacaro, Sebastian Fidilio, Louis Impagliazzo, Joseph Izzo, Salvatore Pagano, Matthew Settanni, Michael Vazquez, Anthony Volpe

Gravesend Athletic Associations
2005

AABC North Atlantic 11yr old Host Representatives, Pee Wee Reese World Series, Brooklyn, NY

Manager: Richard Cianci
Coaches: Matthew DiNatale and Kyle Maquire
Players: Tyler Babcock, Vincenzo Cavalieri, Richard Cianci, Anthony Defillippo, Christian Delluomo, Michael Faulkner, Nicky Krissow, Eric LoPresti, Nicholas Maquire, Gabriel Skobelev, Willy Ubaldo

Gravesend Athletic Associations
2006

AABC North Atlantic 11yr old Host Representatives, Pee Wee Reese World Series, Brooklyn, NY

Manager: Matthew DiNatale
Coaches:  Frank Bergen and Mitch Kanner
Players: Brandon Abdelmalik, Frank Bergen Jr., Matthew Coulson, Justin Daley, Thomas DelValle, Carmine DiNatale, Eric Garcia, Christopher Gargiulo, Donivan Hernandez, Albert Kanner, Nicholas Lupo, Thomas Nocera, Jesse Slavin, Johnny Spinelli

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2011

AABC North Atlantic 11yr old Host Representatives, Gil Hodges World Series, Brooklyn, NY
MPL 11yr old Champions
Brooklyn Baseball League Champions

Manager: Russell Scheider
Coaches:  Sal Schneider, Neal Lerner, and Mike Sutera
Players: Adam Becaj, Bret Botfeld, Jordan Buckley, Pasquale Coretto, John Dattilo, Ralph Flick, Pedro Fortoso, Joseph Gray, Philip Gerena, Jared Lerner, Alex Pineda, Jason Pineda, John Sutera
Additions to the roster:
C.Privitera and A.Gonzalez

Gravesend Athletic Associations
2013

13yr old Nolan Ryan North Atlantic World Series Representatives - Battle Creek Michigan
MPL 13yr old Champions
Brooklyn Baseball League Champions

Manager: Russell Scheider
Coaches: Neal Lerner, and Mike Sutera
Players: James Barasch, Adam Becaj, Bret Botfeld, Pasquale Coretto, Ralph Flick, Pedro Fortoso, Joseph Gray, Jared Lerner, Giovanni Linea, Alex Pineda, Jason Pineda, John Sutera

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