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LASD - Avalon Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Thursday December 29th, 2011 :: 02:06 p.m. PST


Los Angeles Dodgers Legend Partners With Avalon Sheriff's Youth Activities League

Los Angeles Dodgers legend Maury Wills has partnered with the Avalon Sheriff's Station Youth Activities League (YAL).

Mr. Wills came to know Avalon Sheriff's Station personnel through his good friend and Avalon Sheriff's Law Enforcement Technician, Gary Pfahler.

Mr. Wills has attended several YAL functions. He donated baseball related items to raise money for the Avalon Sheriff’s YAL. He plays golf with local community members and also attends Avalon Sheriff's Station functions.

Mr. Wills played shortstop for the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1959 to 1966 and again from 1969 to 1972. Mr. Wills is credited for reviving the stolen base as part of baseball strategy. He had 586 stolen bases in 1942 games. He is currently a member of the Dodgers organization as a representative of the Dodger's Legends Bureau.

Deputy Burt Lyon
Avalon Sheriff's Station
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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