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July 9, 2013

Peter O'Malley International Invitational Baseball Tournament to be played in Dublin, Ireland

  • Peter O’Malley, president of the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1970-98, privately built two baseball fields in Ireland, one for youth and one for adults. This is the official stone commemorating the opening of the O’Malley Little League and Dodger Baseball Fields in Corkagh Park, West Dublin, Ireland on July 4, 1998. The stone features writing in Irish Gaelic and English. The Peter O’Malley International Invitational Tournament will be held July 12-14.Peter O’Malley, president of the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1970-98, privately built two baseball fields in Ireland, one for youth and one for adults. This is the official stone commemorating the opening of the O’Malley Little League and Dodger Baseball Fields in Corkagh Park, West Dublin, Ireland on July 4, 1998. The stone features writing in Irish Gaelic and English. The Peter O’Malley International Invitational Tournament will be held July 12-14.
  • U.S. Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith throws the first pitch at dedication ceremonies for the O’Malley Little League and Dodger Baseball Fields in Corkagh Park, West Dublin, Ireland. Peter O’Malley (far right), president of the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1970-98, privately built the two fields, opened July 4, 1998, which serve as the centerpiece of baseball in Ireland. From L-R: Aldo Notari0, President of International Baseball Federation; Dr. Creighton Hale, President, Little League Baseball; Ed Piszek, Little League Foundation Trustee; Ambassador Smith; Rod Dedeaux, legendary head baseball coach at USC; and O’Malley.U.S. Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith throws the first pitch at dedication ceremonies for the O’Malley Little League and Dodger Baseball Fields in Corkagh Park, West Dublin, Ireland. Peter O’Malley (far right), president of the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1970-98, privately built the two fields, opened July 4, 1998, which serve as the centerpiece of baseball in Ireland. From L-R: Aldo Notari0, President of International Baseball Federation; Dr. Creighton Hale, President, Little League Baseball; Ed Piszek, Little League Foundation Trustee; Ambassador Smith; Rod Dedeaux, legendary head baseball coach at USC; and O’Malley.

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