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Division Champs

The Swansea Little League was established in 1952 under the direction of league President James McDonald, Vice-President William Ratcliffe, Secretary Antone Costa, Treasurer Stanley Baker and Advisory Board Members William Marr, Herbert Walker, Patrick Callahan, Bruno Ward and William Edgar.

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Division Champs History
Please note that some of the divisions have been restructured over the years.

If anyone can fill in some of the blanks, please let us know!


Major Division (1952-2004)
Year Team Manager
1952 Red Sox Charles Rice
1953 Giants Dick Enos
1954 Giants Dick Enos
1955 Giants Dick Enos
1956 Giants Dick Enos
1957 Yankees Bryon Beynon
1958 Red Sox Owen Summers
1959 Dodgers John Britland
1960 Giants Bob Norman
1961 Tigers Ray Smith
1962 Tigers Ray Smith
1963 Tigers Ray Smith
1964 Dodgers Joseph Kirkman
1965 Braves John Donais
1966 Giants  Manny Moniz
1967 Red Sox Henry Rose
1968 Yankees Don Cookson
1969 Braves John Donais
1970 Dodgers Joseph Kirkman
1971 Dodgers Joseph Kirkman
1972 Dodgers Joseph Kirkman
1973 Tigers Armand Farias
1974 Giants  Reggie Desnoyers
1975 Tigers Armand Farias
1976 Twins Ed Camara
1977 Dodgers Don Cookson
1978 Braves John Donais
1978 Rangers Frank Hibbert
1980 Dodgers Don Cookson
1981 Rangers Frank Hibbert
1982 Dodgers  
1983    
1984 Braves Jim Tavares
1985 Dodgers  
1986    
1987    
1988 Yankees George Andrade
1989    
1990    
1991    
1992    
1993    
1994    
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1996    
1997    
1998    
1999    
2000 Indians Bill Whalen
2001 Indians Bill Whalen
2002 Yankees Bob Cabral
2003 Red Sox Kevin Kaiser
2004 Tigers Joe Monteiro


Major Division - 11/12's (2005-2016)
Year 11/12 Team Manager
2005 Orioles Chuck Anthony
2006 Orioles Chuck Anthony
2007 Indians Rick Chouinard
2008 American Div:
Indians
Dave Bushell
2008 National Div:
Phillies
Steve McCarthy
2009 Blue Jays Tyler Davidson
2010 Rays Ernie Bacon
2011 A's Kevin Lewis
2012 A's  
2013 Nationals Jordan Knoury
2014 Nationals  
2015 Orioles  
2016 Royals Darrin Smith
2017 Royals Darrin Smith

Major Division - 9/10's (2005-2009)
Year 9/10 Team Manager
2005 A's Al Levesque
2006 A's Al Levesque
2007 White Sox Dave Bushell
2008 Red Sox Kevin Lewis

Senior Division (1968-2009, 2012-)
Year Team Manager
1968 Cardinals Ray Smith
1969 Cardinals Ray Smith
1970 Cardinals Ray Smith
1971 Pirates Don LeSage
1972 Expos Tony Andrade
1973 White Sox Al Estes
1974 White Sox Al Estes
1975 White Sox Al Estes
1976 Indians Henry Hedge
1977 White Sox Al Estes
1978 Indians Henry Hedge
1978 White Sox Al Estes
1980 Braves Doug Baxendale
1981 Braves Doug Baxendale
1982 Indians Ben Hedly
1983 Indians Ben Hedly
1984 Mets  
1985 Cardinals  
1986    
1987    
1988    
1989    
1990    
1991    
1992 Astros Bob Janson
1993 Astros Bob Janson
1994    
1995    
1996    
1997    
1998    
1999    
2000    
2001    
2002    
2003    
2004 Tigers Guy Murgo
2005 A's Dan Canton
2006 Tigers Bob Clark
2007 Braves Chuck Anthony
2008 Braves/Tigers Chuck Anthony/Bob Clark
2009 Yankees Scott Lyne
2012 Tigers Paul Nadeau
2013
2014 Dodgers Tom DaCosta
2015 Cubs Dale Dellicker
2016 Cubs Dale Dellicker

Junior Division - 13/14's
2010, 2011 - SouthCoast league combined with Somerset, FR
Note: no Swansea only playoff in 2010
Year Team Manager
2010
2011

Senior Division - 15/16's
2010, 2011 - SouthCoast league combined with Somerset, FR
2010- Swansea only champs listed here, not SouthCoast league champs
Note: 2011 had only 1 Senior team
Year Team Manager
2010 Reds Bob Clark
2011 No champs only 1 team

Minor Division (1980-2008)
Year Team Manager
1980 Rangers Steve Carmello
1981    
1982 Cardinals  
1990    
1991    
1992    
1993    
1994 Rangers Bill Whalen
1995    
1996    
1997    
1998    
1999    
2000 Braves Bob Brisson
2001 A's Bob Clark
2002 Yankees Bill MacKenzie
2003 Tigers Bob Clark
2004 Reds Al Levesque
2005 Cardinals Tyler Davidson
2006 Phillies Sam Gouveia
2007 Phillies Sam Gouveia
2008 Orioles Roger Plante

Minor Division - 10/11's
Note: No Minor Division in 2011
Year Team Manager
2009 Reds Roger Plante
2010 Cardinals John Furtado

Farm Division
Year Team Manager
1970 Pirates Lionel Andrade
1975 Cardinals Lloyd Kenyon and Roland Neronha
1982 Rangers  

Farm Division - 8/9's
Note: Farm was 8/9/10's in 2011
Year Team Manager
2009 White Sox Leo Acker
2010 Pirates Joe Martin
2011 Pirates Joe Martin
2012 Joe Martin
2013 Nationals  
2014 White Sox Chad Gonsalves
2015 Marlins  
2016 Dodgers Steve Kern

Instructional Division - 6/7's
Year Team Manager
2009 White Sox Tom Lepage
2010 Reds Don Ventura



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