Kiwanis Club Baseball Team - 1954

The Grand Island Kiwanis Club sponsored this summer baseball team in 1954. Shown from front left are Francis Lapine, Bill Collins, Chuck Hall, Jerry Thirion, John Hall; (2nd row) Spike Vampotic, (Unknown), (Unknown), Bob Grycel, Dennis Yakam; (back) (Unknown), (Joe ?) Kerr, Dave Yakam, Ed (Del) Haller, (Unknown), (Jim ?) Kerr, and Dave Kean. The photographer was team mate John Grycel who used his Kodak, pocket bellows type camera when shooting the picture in his family's backyard at 49 Love Road, Grand Island. The photo was taken looking east with Dr. Ben Perkins' willow tree in background.