Fran, a pillar and legend of Connecticut American Legion Baseball, passed away Jan. 19, 2014. He spent 65 years serving on the Bristol Post 2 baseball committee in many various duties; he also served on the state committee for most of those 65 years. He was a good friend of Jim Quinlan, former national baseball director. Fran and his family attended many state and regional tournaments, hosting several; and attended several American Legion World Series, including most recently Shelby, N.C.
Submitted by: Paul L. LaFleur