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Burick named baseball director
Tallmadge native Tom Burick recently was named the youth baseball director at the Brownlee Baseball Academy.
Burick will work with age-11-and-younger, 12-and-younger, 13-and-younger and 14-and-younger players.
"Tom has been with me for many years," Brownlee Baseball Academy owner Paul Brownlee said. "We're very proud of Tom being named to this position. He has many contacts and many skills."
Burick had worked with age-14-through-16 players. He also worked with 18-and-older players. "I'm excited about it," Burick said. "I love baseball and its a chance to allow kids to play baseball for a respectable organization."