Penn State Greater Allegheny baseball coach honored

The Rotary Club of Pittsburgh has named Penn State Greater Allegheny Baseball Coach, Jim Chester its second Collegiate Baseball Manager of the Year. Chester will be honored during the fifth annual Chuck Tanner Major League Baseball Manager of the Year event at 6 p.m. on Nov. 19, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.

?The campus is very pleased to have Jim Chester selected by the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh as its' Collegiate Baseball Manager of the Year,? said Glenn Beech, director of student affairs.? ?Jim not only is a good coach, but also a good teacher. He makes certain his players focus on their academics as well as their on-field skills.?

The Master of Ceremonies for the event is Larry Richert of KDKA-AM. Returning to conduct the live auction will be James Roddey, former Allegheny County executive. This charitable event and its silent auction of sports memorabilia and other items will be used to support Pittsburgh Rotary Club operations and its programs including: annual High School Ethics Symposium; Rotary Youth Leadership Awards; Signature Project, ?Rebuilding Pittsburgh One Neighborhood at a Time? and Polio Plus. Tickets for the event are $250. For more information go to or call 412-471-6210.