Batts -Continued Crisscrossing Louisiana during Spring Trainings, Batts Had Begun Stopping in Baton Rouge to Help with Baseball Clinics. He and His Wife Arleene Liked the People and Moved to Louisiana's Capital City. Batts Started the Baton Rouge Coug

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Batts -Continued Crisscrossing Louisiana during Spring Trainings, Batts Had Begun Stopping in Baton Rouge to Help with Baseball Clinics. He and His Wife Arleene Liked the People and Moved to Louisiana's Capital City. Batts Started the Baton Rouge Coug


Batts -continued Crisscrossing Louisiana during spring trainings, Batts had begun stopping in Baton Rouge to help with baseball clinics. He and his wife Arleene liked the people and moved to Louisiana's capital city. Batts started the Baton Rouge Cougars as a way for LSU University High students to play baseball and to encourage baseball in the Baton Rouge area. He also befriended East Baton Rouge Sheriff Bryan Clemmons who recruited him to help with juvenile delinquents. "Instead of deputies arresting juveniles," Batts recalled, "we would pick them up and talk to them and see if we couldn't get things straightened out." He and Arleene started one of Baton Rouge's successful printing companies, Batts Printing, before selling out a decade ago and retiring. Golf became his game and on his 83rd birthday, Batts hit a hole-in-one on the Country Club of Louisiana course. His loving wife of 69 years, Arleene preceded him in death less than three months ago. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Matthew senior and Margaret, and by half-sister Eva Heep, the mother of Mets and Dodgers outfielder Danny Heep. He is survived by two grateful daughters, Susan Batts and Denise BattsClaflin of Baton Rouge; four grandchildren, Matthew Claflin and wife Megan of St. Louis, MO; Foster Alessi; Jary Claflin; and Kellie Claflin Joseph and husband Cheney Joseph; and two greatgrandchildren, Madaleine Alessi and Alexandra Bethea. His dog Max will also miss him. Services: Following visitation from 4:00 to 6:00 PM on Saturday July 20 at Rabenhorst Downtown, a memorial service will be held officiated by Dr. …

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