Here is what we know…
This photo was taken in August of 1966 during an ARPD Pee Wee League playoff game between the Krusi Colts and Rittler Wildcats. Pitcher John Snopkowski shutout the Wildcats 2-0 with his outstanding no-hit, 13 strikeout, 3 walk effort. John also added a bases-loaded single to drive in Don Ratto and John DeLeau for the games only runs. Bob “Rocko” Rhodes and Terry Valenzuela added two base knocks each for Krusi. It should be noted that Rittler pitcher Mike Benesh was no slouch on the mound, surrendering just six hits and two runs in five innings of work.
Here is what we don’t know… who’s in the photo?
Left to right: Umpire (?); Base coach (?); Catcher – according to the box score, the backstop is either Rick Cecconi (Krusi) or Paul Hollis (Rittler); Batter (?); Third Baseman – it’s either Don Ratto of Krusi or one of the Dalby boys: Fred, Mike, or Ross (Rittler)