The Lansingburgh Little League had a field at 110th Street and Eighth Avenue from about 1954 to 1973.
Dedication ceremonies of the Joe Macomber Field of the Lansingburgh Little League will take place tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. at the ball grounds, 110th St. and 8th Ave.
Times Record. June 20, 1959: 8 col 8.
Lansingburgh Little League members will dedicate their field and new concession stand in honor of Joseph R. Macomber Sunday.
Mr. Macomber has been official score keeper for all Little League games since the league started.
All the boys in the National Division have been asked to be in uniform and at the field by 12:30 p.m. to have their pictures taken. The dedication ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. All past and present officials have been invited to attend.
Times Record. July 10, 1959: 21 col 5.
The second annual exhibition softball game for the benefit of the Lansingburgh Little League Memorial Fund will take place at 8 p.m. today at the 112th Street Field.
Teams made up of coaches from Lansingburgh Independents and the Little League will meet under the lights to help maintain a memorial erected at Macomber Field last year in honor of three Burgh servicemen killed in Vietnam.
The tribute, which includes a granite a bronze memorial and flag pole, is kept lighted 24 hours a day in memory of Medal of Honor winner Peter Guenette, Kay Tymeson (both of the Army) and Marine Paul Baker, all of whom were graduates of the Burgh Little League.
Proceeds of the benefit will be used to maintain the memorial site, which is cared for by volunteer workers.
Times Record. August 14, 1970: 18 col 7.