Resolution J302-2013

Honoring the Onondaga Senior Babe Ruth All-Stars upon the occasion of winning the 2012 Babe Ruth World Series

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  • Jan 29, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 29, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 25, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION honoring the Onondaga Senior Babe Ruth All-Stars
upon the occasion of winning the 2012 Babe Ruth World Series

WHEREAS, Excellence and  success  in  competitive  team  sports  can  be
achieved  only thorough strenuous practice, and team spirit, nurtured by
dedicated coaching and strategic planning; and
  WHEREAS, Athletic competition enhances the moral and physical develop-
ment of the young people of this State, preparing them for the future by
instilling in them the value of  teamwork,  encouraging  a  standard  of
healthy  living,  imparting  a  desire  for success, and by developing a
sense of fair play and competition; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative  Body  to  recognize  our
young  individuals,  who  strive  for  athletic  and academic excellence
through rigorous training and mental and physical discipline; and
  WHEREAS, The Onondaga Senior Babe Ruth All-Stars, comprised of  16  to
18  year-old students throughout Onondaga County, New York, captured the
2012 Babe Ruth League World Series title on August 4, 2012; and
  WHEREAS, No team can succeed  without  talent  throughout  the  entire
roster,  as  is  the  case  for the Onondaga Senior Babe Ruth All-Stars;
Chris Davis, Zach Tucker, Avery Brooks, Scott Blewett, Pat Wright,  Ryan
O'Kane, Joe Pokrentowski, Brett Charbonneau, Ryan O'Neil, Eric Hamilton,
Alex  Caruso,  Andrew Sanders, Ciro Frontale, Conor Nolan, Josh Savacool
and Nick Pilotti; and
  WHEREAS, The Onondaga Senior Babe Ruth All-Stars is the first New York
team to capture the championship in 22  years  since  Staten  Island  in
1990; and
  WHEREAS,  The  athletic  talent  displayed by the Onondaga Senior Babe
Ruth All-Stars is due in great part to the efforts  of  Head  Coach  and
Team  Manager Ted Klamm and Coaches Mark Kelley and John Delpan, who are
skilled and inspirational mentors, respected for their ability to devel-
op potential into excellence; and
  WHEREAS, The Onondaga Senior Babe Ruth All-Stars' overall record (9-1)
was outstanding and the team members were loyally  and  enthusiastically
supported by family, friends, and the community as a whole; and
  WHEREAS,  Athletically  and academically, members of the Onondaga Babe
Ruth All-Stars have proven themselves to be an unbeatable combination of
talent, reflecting favorably on the community they represent; and
  WHEREAS, Head Coach and Team Manager Ted Klamm and Coaches Mark Kelley
and John Deplan have done a superb job in guiding, molding and inspiring
team members of the Onondaga Senior Babe  Ruth  All-Stars  toward  their
goals; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate and commend the Onondaga Senior Babe  Ruth  All-Stars  upon
the  occasion  of winning the 2012 Babe Ruth League World Series; and be
it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to members of the Onondaga Senior Babe Ruth All-Stars.

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