Tommy Long’s involvement with baseball and softball extends over 35 years. In 1975, Long was a co-founder of the Frederick Baseball Association and for nine years managed the 8–12-year-olds teams, which won five league championships. In 1982, he co-founded and managed the Frederick Bambino Babe Ruth Program. From 1985 to 2002, Long was the 13–15-year-olds’ Kiwanis Babe Ruth manager, with eight league championships and eight state all-star championships during that period. From 2002 to 2010, Long managed the FSK Post 11 American Legion baseball team program and established various age-level teams for fall baseball. In 2008, Long reached a coaching milestone with 700 baseball victories. With his 35 years of unconditional service to community youth, Tom Long has touched the lives of countless young athletes.