Babo Merriman

A truly unselfish and dedicated man who provided a lifetime of leadership and inspiration as a baseball promoter for the town of Brunswick, Lee “Babo” Merriman usually preferred to work behind the scenes as coach, promoter, grounds keeper, etc., until his death in 1967. Brunswick showed its appreciation by dedicating the Babe Ruth Park in his name. Few individuals ever command such love and respect from their hometown. He led a lifestyle worthy of emulation by young and old alike.