The Robert Manosh MVP Trophy

Robert "Bob" A. Manosh, borh November 18, 1951, grew up Attleboro, MA. He attended Bishop Feehan High School and graduated in 1969. After graduation, Robert served in the Army during the Vietnam War as Commander. He returned to Attleboro, MA and married Janine on June 23, 1973. They celebrated 40 years of marriage with three children; Victoria, Kenneth, and Johathan.

Robert was also an active member in his community. He was involved as a school committee member both locally and nationally. He strived to better programs and education. Robert became a member of the American Legion Post 312, helping in any way possible. He would volunteer for the Color Guard and help put together several community events.

Robert started the local American Legion baseball team in 1993. He coached several teams and went on to be the Distric Manager. While serving as the Distric Manager, Robert added the Junior level to the Legion baseball program. Twenty years, countless hours and travel later, Robert helped build an incredible program with more than sixty (60) teams combined in the two (2) Legion levels.

Over the years, Robert watched thousands of kids go through the Legion program and lead successful lives, instilling the values of life, honor and respect. As a community man, member and alum, it is only fitting that the MVP trophy of the Firecracker Tournament be engraved as the Robert A. Manosh MVP Award.


R.I.P. Robert A. Manosh