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A look back at some sports teams
Pee Wees Spfd Champs 60s
Pictured are the Springfield pee wee champs from the late 1960s. Richard Loper was the coach and Danny Loper was the manager. On the front row, left to right, are: David Gnann, Phil Hatfield, Wayne Hendrix, Carroll Zittrouer, Kenny Moore, Alan Gnann and Craig Morgan. Back row: Gregg Porter, Steve Wood, Alan Wood, Chris Schneider, Alan Hendrix andJack Schneider. Not pictured are Gregg Howze, Stan Moore and Theron and Kevin Rahn. The team sponsor was Walts. - photo by Photo provided

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