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Schenectady's Mike Maietta gets his way

On anniversary of '54 world title, Little League manager has street named in his honor

Billy Siddons, 10 years old, a Schenectady Little League player, tries on a Little League World Series jacket from 1959 with the help on Councilman Vince Riggi during a dedication for coach Mike Maietta at the Norwood Avenue Little League field in Schenectady on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Billy Siddons, 10 years old, a Schenectady Little League player, tries on a Little League World Series jacket from 1959 with the help on Councilman Vince Riggi during a dedication for coach Mike Maietta at the Norwood Avenue Little League field in Schenectady on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.
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* Played baseball and basketball at Schenectady High School. * Helped to bring Little League baseball to Schenectady. * Managed Schenectady Little League All-Star teams for four decades. * Took three All-Star teams to Williamsport, Pa., and Little League Word Series: World Champions (1954) Second Place (1953) Third Place (1959). * Also won 13 district titles, eight sectional championships, six state titles and three regional championships. * Played professional baseball in the minors (Can Am ...


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SchenectadyScott
September 2, 2014
11:01 p.m.

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Fitting tribute to a great man with a big heart! Blessed to have known him and received his love for sports.

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