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Dennis Pops Wiegmann

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State Where You Reside:           Indiana

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Number of Years on the Board and Role(s):  

  • 2010 – 2013 VBBA Trustee
  • 2013 – 2014 VBBA Vice President
  • 2014 – Present VBBA President

Base Ball Experience:

I have played and assisted as umpire for 11 years with the Champion Hill Toppers of Huntington, IN. We have traveled to places as far as Gettysburg, PA to Mackinac Island, MI. I have served as both Vice President and President of the Champion Hill Toppers. I have been serving on the VBBA Board since 2010. In 2014, I was the Chairperson for the VBBA Convention, held in Huntington, IN. In 2015, I assisted in an Umpiring Roundtable at the Convention in Nashville, TN.


I have been married to my wife, Courtney for almost 13 years, and we have two daughters, Ana (10) and Aubrey (7).


If you are interested in supporting the VBBA by serving on one of the committees below, please contact the committee chair listed below.

Rules and Customs Committee

The VBBA Rules and Custom Committee shall conduct appropriate historical research into the way the game was played in the mid-nineteenth century and other historical eras and shall share its findings with the Association and member clubs in order to establish and improve historical authenticity. The scope of the committee shall include customs, uniforms, equipment, and conventions as well as the dissemination of and interpretation of rules. Feel free to email the committee with your questions and concerns at

Marketing Committee

Helen DeGeatano

Organizational Structure

Jim Kimnach

East Coast Regional Liaison

John Shanahan

West Coast Regional Liaison

Aaron Staab

Membership Committee

Corky Gaskell

Nominating Committee

Gary Schiappacasse, Doug Ernst, and VBBA Member in Good Standing to be named by the President

Judiciary Committee

John Shanahan, Corky Gaskell, Helen DeGeatano

Communications Committee

Gary Schiappacasse (Chair), Doug Ernst (Newsletter Editor), Dylan Schuster (Webmaster), Doug Ernst, Corky Gaskell, Erik Sjogren (Technology Consultant)

Sideline Interpreter Committee

Gib Young, Doug Ernst

Convention Committee

Gary Schiappacasse (Chair), Corky Gaskell, Dennis Wiegmann