Maine Hall of Fame inductees


The Maine Baseball Hall of Fame will induct 11 men in its annual ceremony at Holiday Inn By The Bay in Portland on Sunday, July 29:

• Ray Baum of Rumford, semipro player and longtime Stephens High coach

• Larry Boyce of Temple, player-coach for Temple Townies

• Kenneth “Bud” Cook of Farmington, instrumental in starting local Little League and semipro coach

• Frank Davis of East Millinocket, third baseman at University of Maine in the early 1970s

• Tony DiBiase of South Portland, all-Yankee Conference player at Maine and South Portland HS coach

• Dick Flagg of Portland, still active after 49 years of umpiring

• Roger Laprise of Springvale, spent three years in Pittsburgh Pirates’ system

• Don Oakes of Wilton, pitched more than 160 games in semipro career than spanned parts of four decades

• Kevin Rand of Lakeland, Fla., head trainer and director of medical services for the Detroit Tigers, has worked in MLB for 26 seasons

• Porter “Pete” Sickels, coached at Kents Hill and Mt. Blue and played in St. Louis Cardinals’ organization

• Leon “Stubby” Truman of Norway, posted a 232-78 career record in the Pine Tree League