Past Department of Rhode Island American Legion Commander Cory Bates has been appointed by new Department of Rhode Island Commander Len Reed (Riverside Post 10) as the new Department of Rhode Island Baseball Chairman, effective 1 September 2014. Chairman Bates is the Commander of S-P-R-M Post 81 (Coventry).
Chairman Bates has appointed his Baseball Committee for the 2014 season and those appointments are as follows:
Jim Foster - Sr. Division Commissioner
Paul Giarrusso - Umpire Liason
Jim Morrison - Sr. State Tournament Director
John Parente - Department Vice Chairman, Scheduling
Buster Perrault - Jr. Division Commissioner
David Schiappa - Fall Ball Coordinator, Asst. Jr. State Tournament Director
Dave Ulmschneider - Secretary, Webmaster
George Walmsley - Finance
These appointments are effective through 31 August 2014.