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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: 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...