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The Question: As a Little League champion, what is the height of your ambition? (Asked at the Little League championship finals in Williamsport, Pa.)
Jimmy Jemail
October 01, 1956
RONALD ORLOWSKI Hamtramck (Mich.)All-StarsI'd like to be a baseball player first. But I know I can't play baseball all my life so I'm going to study to be a draftsman or a general engineer. So after my days in the big leagues are over I will have a good profession and won't have to depend on a ballplayer's pension.
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October 01, 1956

The Question: As A Little League Champion, What Is The Height Of Your Ambition? (asked At The Little League Championship Finals In Williamsport, Pa.)

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RONALD ORLOWSKI
Hamtramck ( Mich.)
All-Stars
I'd like to be a baseball player first. But I know I can't play baseball all my life so I'm going to study to be a draftsman or a general engineer. So after my days in the big leagues are over I will have a good profession and won't have to depend on a ballplayer's pension.

WILBUR ROBINSON
Delaware Township
( N.J.) All-Stars
When I go to college I want to study business administration. I'm not sure what college to go to that teaches it, but when I grow older I'll be more advanced and I'll meet people who will advise me. But I want to play baseball as long as I can, in high school, college and after.

TOM JORDAN
Roswell (N. Mex.)
All-Stars
Just like my father, a baseball player and rancher. My dad caught for the Cleveland Indians, the Chicago White Sox and the old St. Louis Browns. I'm just like my dad. [Jordan pitched his team to the Little League championship and won his own game 3-1, with a three-run homer.—ED.]

STANLEY HARTFORD
Colton ( Calif.)
All-Stars
I'd like to be a big league baseball player, but I want to do something else at the same time. Something like Stan Musial does. He's smart. He saves his money and puts it in a restaurant. I could do that and I like to cook. Sometimes I cook a whole meal for the family.

ROBERT WOOLERY
Colton ( Calif.)
All-Stars
A dentist. My uncle is a dentist. He tells me that's much better for a boy than to play baseball for money. So I told him O.K. But most of all I want to play baseball. If I am any good and if dentistry interferes with baseball, I'll give up dentistry like Cary Middlecoff did. There's a smart guy.

FERRELL DUNHAM
Roswell (N. Mex.)
All-Stars
I don't know yet. But I would settle for a big league baseball career. I hope to go to college and I'll know better then. [Dunham was voted the outstanding Little Leaguer of 1956 and was awarded a four-year scholarship to Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pa.—ED.]

JIMMY McGLYNN
Upper Darby (Pa.)
All-Stars
Do I have to be anything but a baseball player? Sure, I know. It's not smart to dig ditches after you're through in baseball. So I'll study mechanical engineering. Two of my uncles are engineers. I can be an engineer in the off-season. If I do half as well as my uncles I'll be O.K.

FRED SHAPIRO
Delaware Township ( N.J.)
All-Stars
I want to be a baseball player, not just a minor leaguer, and if I can't be that I want to be an electronics engineer. I fool around with TV now. I want to learn how to run the brain machines. [Shapiro pitched the first perfect no-hit game in Little League history.—ED.]

DICK COSTELLO
Upper Darby (Pa.)
All-Stars
I haven't made up my mind yet. I'm only 12, you know. First, I want to have a lot of fun right straight through college. I hope my marks will be good enough for college. My folks want me to go. There's time enough to think what I want to do after I get out of college.

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