Bill Hapac was born January 26, 1918. He lived on 15th and Laramie, in Cicero, above his father’s tavern. He graduated from Roosevelt Grade School after skipping two grades.
Lee was 100% Italian. He was raised in the 1500 block of Maple Avenue in Berwyn. Lee went to Jefferson Elementary school.
Bob Miller lived at 2441 Grove Ave. in Berwyn. His mom and dad were a combination of German, Czech, and Irish. He attended St. Odilio Grade School.
Jim was born July 31, 1941 and lived at 6932 w. 30th Street in Berwyn. His mother and father were both Czech. He attended St. Leonard’s grade school as a young child, and later went on to Morton High School.
Larry Mack was born July 23, 1943, and his family resided in the Grant Works area of Cicero, present-day area of 50th Avenue and 16th Street.
The 1961 Morton baseball team won the state championship over Wood River at Bradley University in Peoria by a score of 20-0 on a no-hitter pitched by Larry Mack.