STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, Little League Baseball has--in a period of just twenty years--grown into an international program involving play by 23,000 teams competing in 5,000 leagues; and
WHEREAS, Little League Baseball continues, to grow in popularity in Delaware with more than 3,000 boys in the 8-to-12 year age bracket currently participating in this fine program; and
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; now,
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do proclaim the period June 14-20, 1959, as
LITTLE LEAGUE FOUNDATION WEEK IN DELAWARE
and urge all citizens of our state to join in this observance and to support our Little Leagues.
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 thistenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-nine and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-third.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor
GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State