Kiwanis swept the Eagles 8-6 and 7-2.
In Game One, a six run third carried Kiwanis. Big hits came from Mike Imme, George Dunn, and LaRosa. Paul LaBella was winning pitcher. Kosloski and Cameron had two hits each for Eagles.
Game Two, Cartelli pitched Kiwanis to the title. He struck out five walked two and gave up six hits. George Dunn had a two run double in the first. Kiwanis added three in the third. In the fifth Cartelli singled to plate two more runs. Mike Imme and George Dunn each had two hits .
District Nine Tournament
In state tournament action in District Nine, the Pat Kidney All Stars used the hitting of Dennis Drury to defeat the Cromwell All Stars 12-6 in a game at Cromwell. Drury had four hits, including a grand slam, and six RBIs. John Pistel had three hits including a two run homer. Paul Gibson and Kevin King each added two hits. Kevin King was the winning pitcher.
The Moose All Stars used two home runs by right fielder Frank Pillarella to edge Portland 6-4 in a game at Portland. Pillarella hit a three run homer in the first driving in George Dunn and Tom Peterson. In the third Pillarella hit a solo shot to put Moose ahead 6- 0 Moose had only two other hits - one each from Phil Sienna and George Dunn. Tom LaBella was the winning pitcher.
TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 6 R H E Portland All Stars 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 5 1 Moose All Stars 5 0 1 0 0 x 6 4 2
In a semifinal game Pat Kidney defeated Moose 13-6. in a game played at Hubbard Park. Ed Kosloski, Kevin King, Jim Moore, Jeff Pierce, and John Pistel each had two hits for Pat Kidney. Jeff Pierce had a three run homer. Tom Peterson had two hits for the Moose Stars. John Pistel, Bill Langan and Jack McCabe pitched for Pat Kidney. Tom Peterson and Phil Sienna hurled for the Moose stars.
East Hampton defeated Pat Kidney 7-2 to win the District Nine championship at Hubbard Park. Tom Goring was the winning pitcher hurling a six hitter. He struck out two and walked no one. Kevin King losing pitcher yielding twelve hits. He walked one and struck outthree. In the first for East Hampton, Jack KIng doubled in two runs and scored on an error. John Krasnitski belted a two run homer in the fifth. In the sixth Keith Noack hit a solo shot. The win gave East Hampton its first ever District Nine title.
TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 6 R H E East Hampton All Stars 3 0 0 0 3 1 7 12 2 Pat Kidney All Stars 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 6 3
East Hampton was eliminated from the state Little League tournament in a game at New London losing 6-2 to the Waterford South All Stars. East Hampton was held to three hits. Jack KIng pitched a complete game for East Hampton pitching a five hitter. He yielded two home runs.
TEAM 1 2 3 4 5 6 R H E East Hampton All Stars 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 Waterford South 1 1 1 0 3 x 6 5 2
Bridgeport defeated Waterford South 15-3 at Hubbard Park to claim the 1959 Connecticut Little l.eague championship.
1959 Moose League All Stars
Managers Frank Seidl and Sal Lombardo.
George Dunn, Lou LaRosa, Tom Peterson, Larry Lombardo, Darrell Hill, Bill Pomfret, Tom LaBella, Mike Imme, Phil Sienna, Mike Augeri, Frank Pillarella, Ernie Stevens, Dennls LaChase, Ray Gionfriddo.
1959 Pat Kidney League All Stars - District Runner-Up
Managers Don Pierce and Charlie Gibson.
Ed Kosloski, Paul Gibson, Kevin King, Bill Langan, Jim Moore, Jeff Pierce, Dennis Drury, Mike Marino, John Pistel, Ray Warenda, Leonard Smith, John O'Brien, Jack McCabe, Bob Kmietek.
The modern protective helmet is developed by Dr. Creighton J. Hale, then Director of Safety Research for Little League Baseball.