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Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Little League Association (EGCLLA)

Serving the Youth of the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Area Since 1955


**Information has been provided by various people from the community with knowledge about the history of the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Little League Association.  

**If you have information about the history of the EGCLLA and would like to share it, please email current Commissioner -- Paul Johnes at pauljegclla@gmail.com


The Edwardsville Little League began at the dining room table of Ed Tibbles on Rose Ave. in Edwardsville in 1955.  The Founders of Little League consisted of the following men that wanted to provide the opportunity for the youth of our community to play baseball.  Commissioner: Ed Tibbles, Vice-Commissioner: John Schrameck, Secretary: Norman Rosenthal, Treasurer: Richard Schmidt.  Executive Committee: Joe Rotter, Clarence Moore, Olin Schwalb and H.B. Stubbs. 

CLICK HERE to see a list of the men that attended the first meeting of the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Little League Association.  


Former Commissioners of EGCLLA

1955 - 1957          Edward W. Tibbles

1958                     John Schrameck

1959                     Olin Schwalb

1960 - 1968          Clarence Hoppe

1969 - 1971          Jim DeLeonardis

1972 - 1988          Jerry Wade

1989 - 2012          Vince Allaria