Angelo Gaudino is the one man responsible for the consistency, longevity and survival of OBYL, a slo-pitch softball league for youth of all ages that continues in its original form even after the game has lost some steam in popularity it once had in the ’70s and ’80s among potential participants.
To honor Gaudino, the league dedicated one of the Loew fields in the Oak Park complex. Gaudino Field, formerly Loew Field #2, is now being used by youth currently playing this summer.
“It was a surprise to me,” Gaudino said. “I thought I was just going there for a general meeting and then they tell me that this field is getting named after me. It’s nice what all the people involved in the league and the city council has done for me.”
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