1967 Summerville Little League Queen

From left to right: Sandra Chandler; Donna Chandler; Mike Ledford of the Tigers; Paula Smith; Brenda Bond, first runner-up; Beth Bryant, Little League Queen; Bobby Strange of the Yankees; Michael Smith, crown bearer; Terri Treadaway, 1966 Queen; Deloris Smith, second runner-up; and Dale Smith of the Indians.

New Little League Queen Beth Bryant holds a bouquet of flowers while two other kids strike a weird pose with baseball bats. According to the Summerville News, Beth received a telegram from Governor Lester Maddox congratulating the 9-year-old on her new title.

The News also stated that $368.94 was raised during the contest. (Approximately $2,580 in today's dollars.)

Photographs by T.Emmett Nunn. Courtesy of Chattooga County Library.

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