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James Beckum, 83 years old and still very active

April 6, 2013

At the ripe age of 83, James Beckum, one of the founders of the Beckum-Stapleton Little League began 49 years ago, is no stranger to the sport of baseball. Mr. Beckum’s baseball career started during the mid-fifties when he played baseball for the East St. Louis Giants. He was the team’s youngest player, along with… [Read More]