Clyde “Red” Hawes devoted a lifetime of service to the sport of baseball and the community of Brunswick. He began playing baseball in high school during the 1920s, then moved on to participate in and organize the Tri- County League in the 1930s. He developed a Little League program and spent 25 years promoting the league. He won 14 team championships and seven district titles as a coach of the All-Stars and found time to manage the Marva Babe Ruth baseball team as well. Hawes retired at age 70 and was honored by the town of Brunswick for his 50 years of unprecedented commitment to its youth and the sport of baseball. Sportsmanship, character building, and lifetime values highlighted his coaching style. Hawes was a true Frederick County sports hero.