STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the benefits of Little League Baseball are far reaching, providing youngsters at an early age with knowledge of the fundamentals of our national pastime and, more important, teaching good sportsmanship; and
WHEREAS, Little League Baseball continues to grow in popularity in Delaware with 47 teams and more than 1,000 players competing in ten leagues; and
WHEREAS, the National Congress of Little Leagues has designated Saturday, June 14, as Little League Foundation Day to demonstrate the community benefit resulting from Little League activity and to assure its continuation; now
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do proclaim Saturday, June 14, 1958, as
LITTLE LEAGUE FOUNDATION DAY IN DELAWARE
and urge the citizens of our state to join in this observance and to support our Little Leagues in every possible way.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this tenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-second.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor
JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State