Osolo Little League: History

Thursday, February 27
Osolo Little League History

Osolo Little League's 56-year History:

1958 - Founded by Jim Van Tilburg (135 boys played at Osolo Elementary).

1960 - 14 acres were purchased at our current location.

1961 - Major 1 field was constructed.

1962 - Major 2 and Minor fields were constructed.

1963 - Main building (Equipment Room / Boardroom) was built.

1967 - Senior Baseball field was constructed.

1970 - Concession Stand was built.

1975 - Softball diamonds were constructed.

1989 - T-ball field was constructed.

1992 - Large Pavilion was built.

1993 - Senior Softball field was constructed.

2003 - Batting Cage was constructed.

2007 - Small Pavilion was built.

 

Osolo Little League's 29 Presidents:

1958 - 1959 Jim Van Tilburg

1959 - 1960 Jim Fisher

1960 - 1962 Max Rink

1962 - 1963 Don Jellison

1963 - 1965 Paul Stemm Jr.

1965 - 1967 Chuck Stemm

1967 - 1968 Larry Schultz

1968 - 1970 Marlin Hoseler

1970 - 1971 Cleo Betts

1971 - 1972 Keith Hostetler

1972 - 1973 Jack Longacre

1973 - 1975 Jim Stanley

1975 - 1977 Bob Brown

1977 - 1978 Verna Greenlee

1978 - 1979 George Perry

1979 - 1985 John Miller

1985 - 1987 Russ Peterson

1987 - 1989 Jerry Heeter

1989 - 1992 Del Herr

1992 - 1994 Mike Meyer

1994 - 1995 Marlin Culp

1995 - 1996 Gary Martin

1996 - 1997 Marlin Culp

1997 - 1999 Bob Ivers

1999 - 2000 Kathy Lemna

2000 - 2004 Mike Brewers

2004 - 2006 John Futterknecht

2006 - 2008 Wendy Cooper

2008 - 2014 Doug Hollingsworth

2014 - 2015 Jeff Alexander 

 

Osolo Little League's Indiana District 14 President's Tournament Winners:

1989 - Major Softball, Senior Softball & Major Baseball

1991 - Major Softball & Senior Baseball

1992 - Senior Softball & Senior Baseball

1993 - Minor Softball, Major Softball, Senior Softball & Senior Baseball

1994 - Minor Softball

1995 - Senior Softball

1998 - Minor Baseball & Major Baseball

1999 - Junior Softball

2000 - Senior Softball

2003 - Major Softball & Junior Baseball

2004 - Minor Baseball

2005 - Major Baseball & Junior Baseball

2006 - Major Softball, Minor Baseball & Junior Baseball

2007 - Junior Baseball

 

Osolo Little League's All-Star Champions:

1973 - Big League Baseball District 11 Champions

1975 - Senior Baseball District 14 Champions

1977 - Major Softball District 14 Champions

1979 - Senior Baseball District 14 Champions

1981 - Major Baseball District 14 Champions

1982 - Senior Baseball District 14 Champions

1985 - Major Baseball District 14 Champions

1987 - Junior & Senior Baseball District 14 Champions

1988 - Major Baseball District 14 Champions

1989 - Major Baseball & Junior Baseball District 14 Champions

1990 - Major Baseball , Junior Baseball & Senior Baseball District 14 Champions

1991 - Senior Softball & Junior Baseball District 14 Champions

1992 - Major Softball, Junior Baseball & Senior Baseball District 14 Champions

1993 - Major Softball & Senior Softball District 14 Champions

1995 - Senior Softball, Junior Baseball & Senior Baseball District 14 Champions

1996 - Senior Softball & Senior Baseball District 14 Champions

1997 - Major Baseball District 14 Champions

1999 - Senior Softball District 14 Champions

2000 - Junior Baseball District 14 Champions

2001 - Minor Softball District 14 Champions

2005 - 13 year-old Baseball District 14 Champions

2006 - 10/11 year-old Softball & Minor Baseball District 14 Champions

2007 - 10/11 year-old Baseball District 14 Champions & Junior Baseball District 14 and State Champions

2009 - Senior Softball District 14 Champions

2013 - Senior Softball District 14 Champions and Indiana State Champions (Regional Semi-Finalists)

2014 - Major Baseball and Senior Softball District 14 Champions