George Arcurio, Jr. dies at 83
9 May 2013
The Tribune-Democrat has reported that AAABA legend George Arcurio, Jr. passed away Thursday.
Arcurio served as president of the
Johnstown Oldtimers Baseball Association (the local group that organizes and
runs the tournament) in 1977, 1978, and from 1981 through 2008. His son--George
Arcurio III--has served as the Oldtimers' president since then. Arcurio, Jr.
also served as AAABA national president in 1994 and 1995, and was inducted into the
AAABA Hall of Fame in its inaugural class of 1994. In 2008, the AAABA field at
the Johnstown Middle School (Fichtner Field) was re-dedicated as George Arcurio,
From the Tribune-Democrat:
AAABA Tournament legend dies at 83.
Local icon dies; Arcurio Jr was key figure in AAABA Tournament, Hall of Fame
We at AAABAtournament.com mourn with the Arcurio family and all AAABA supporters at the loss of Mr. Arcurio and remember with great respect
and admiration his contributions to the AAABA and the City of Johnstown.
New Brunswick Wins First Championship
11 August 2012
For the first time since 1965, a franchise has won it's first AAABA national
championship, as the New Brunswick Matrix defeated the Chardon Blizzard from
Cleveland with a hard-fought 5-2 decision.