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.