1968 Brookline Quaills Sandlot Football

Photo of 1968 Quaills Cleaners Sandlot
 Team.

Front Row: Mascot Jeff Klingensmith, Coke Muscarella, Junior Kaminsky, Jimmy Jackonic, Joey Balestra, Bobby Jackonic, Terry Ahearn, Joe "Duffy" Lauer, Mascot Jimmy Lopresti.
Middle Row: Rich "No Name" Galarcyz, Billy Lang, Jeff Salava, Danny McGibbeny, Pete Malloy, Jackie Klingensmith, Coach Phil Sciulli.
Top Row: Dave "Snowman" Guarda, Frank "Gay" Berta, Denny Kelly, Johnny "Mudman" Dellasandro, Eddie "Humpty" Norkus, Armand Creo.
Not Pictured: Jack Wagner, Denny Bott, Danny Panchura.

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* Photo provided by Elva McGibbeny *


* Who Were The Brookline Quaills? *

The Brookline Quaills were formed in 1968 and played only one year in the Pittsburgh Sandlot Metropolitan Conference. They were sponsored by Sam and "Boots" Bryen, owners of Quaill's Cleaners. This being the days of neighborhood rivalries, the "East" Brookline Quaills primary foes were the "West" Brookline Royals team from Moore Park. The Quaills finished the season 4-5-1 and in third place, while the Royals went undefeated (10-0) and took the conference championship.

The final standings of the Metropolitan Conference in 1968 were as follows:

Brookline Royals 10-0, Crafton Heights 6-3, Brookline Quaills 4-5-1, Oakland Rams 4-5-1, Lawrenceville 4-6, East Northside 0-9.


* Game Results *

1. Brookline Quaills 28 <> East Northside 0
2. Brookline Royals 21 <> Brookline Quaills 0
3. Lawrenceville 6 <> Brookline Quaills 0
4. Crafton Heights 6 <> Brookline Quaills 0
5. Brookline Quaills 0 <> Oakland Rams 0

6. Oakland Rams 12 <> Brookline Quaills 7
7. Brookline Quaills 7 <> Crafton Heights 0
8. Brookline Quaills 7 <> Lawrenceville 0
9. Brookline Royals 9 <> Brookline Quaills 0
10. Brookline Quaills 22 <> East Northside 0

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