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1965 Fairbanks LL Tournament Roster

KEN RANKIN NEWS CLIPPINGS 1965 Fairbanks Little League Roster 1965 Tournament Roster COACH Ken Rankin COACH Carroll Barber PLAYERS Steven James Shuttleworth Don Carl Ilgenfritz Jr. Dana Lester Thomas Michael Earl Gibson Kenneth Wayne Persinger Keith Michael Ferrari Richard Allen Fancher David Lee Hufman Daniel Peter Eagan Stephen Bruce Brunson Jack Lewis Kalani Allen Steven John Wengelewski Johnnie Lawrence Henry Devoe...

1963: Ken Demonstrates

KEN RANKIN NEWS CLIPPINGS Ken Demonstrates 1963 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Ken Demonstrates: Ken Rankin, right, manager of the Little League Jets baseball team, demonstrates to his pitchers the proper way to grip the ball. The Jets worked out last night at Memorial Park diamond. Left to right, Mike Fitzgerald, Bill Gilbert, and manager Rankin....

1990: FNSB Resolution on AK State Championship

1990: FNSB Resolution on AK State Championship Posted on May 3, 2013 Fairbanks North Star Borough Alaska A RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING THE ALASKA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP LITTLE LEAGUE TEAM, THE FAIRBANKS LITTLE LEAGUE ALL-STARS WHEREAS, the Fairbanks Little League All Stars won the Fairbanks, Regional, and State Championships in order to represent Alaska at the Western Regional Championship in San Bernardino, California; and WHEREAS, the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly has decided that the Fairbanks Little League All Stars sure know how to make things exciting and have demonstrated that they are the most “come-from-behind” team in the state; and WHEREAS, in the first game, Fairbanks lost its chance for the Little...

1990: Heavy Hitters

Heavy Hitters (Published: August 8, 1990) Fairbanks Daily News-Miner FAIRBANKS — High fives are in order for the Fairbanks Little League All-Stars, who won the state title Sunday in convincing fashion over Anchorage. After nailing down an 18-4 victory, the All-Stars won the rights to travel to San Bernadino, California, to compete in the Western Regional Tournament.  Under the direction  of manager Ken Rankin and coach Steve Shuttleworth, Fairbanks also won Saturday’s game 15-1, taking the best of three series in two straight games. Fairbanks lost to North Star in the opening game of the Northern Area Tournament, but it won seven straight games after that.   Strong hitting and plenty...