||George Walbridge, Ray Gaedke, and Merl Smith purchased the Ludwig Baton Company and renamed it STAR LINE. Star Line incorporated in the state of Indiana.
||The Venus baton was introduced.
||The Star Line Clinic program was initiated.
||Star Line began distribution of batons to music stores through the Conn Company.
||Star Line Baton moved from Syracuse, Indiana to Oakland Park, Florida.
The Sparkle case was introduced.
Ray Gaedke of Chicago, Illinois, became an active partner in Star Line.
Star Line News first published in typewritten, two-page mimeograph form.
||First Star Line National Clinic held in Miami Beach.
The baton testing machine was introduced.
Starlet baton was introduced.
||National Clinic was held in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Baton cases were imprinted in gold foil.
||National Clinic held in Palm Springs, California.
Opening of new plant in Pompano Beach, Florida, with gala Open House and Clinic held in April.
The 3/8" batons were introduced.
||Cooling Coils were added to the Star Fire baton.
Dick Miller joined Star Line as Production and Purchasing Director.
"Star Styles" an exciting book of ideas for costumes and uniforms was written by Donna Leffingwell, illustrated by Ray Gaedke, and published by Star Line - a free pattern was sent with the book.
National Teachers Clinic was held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
||National Clinic was held in Portland, Oregon.
||Star Flag and Swivel Tube introduced.
The Galaxy baton was introduced.
||The International Twirling Teachers Institute (ITTI) was formed and International Clinic was held in the Bahamas.
The Super Star baton was introduced.
Venus, Comet, and Starlet were redesigned (twirl-weighted shaft, newly designed balls and tips with smaller proportioned shapes giving a graceful and streamlined look)
||International Clinic held on the Costa de Sol, Spain
||International Clinic held in Fuiggi, Italy.
Professional baton case was introduced.
||International Clinic held in Acapulco, Mexico.
Batteryless lighted baton was introduced.
Star Line installed a computer.
||International Clinic held on Caribbean Cruise
||International Clinic held in London, England.
Star Line initiated toll free telephone number for calling in orders.
||International Clinic held in Grand Canary Islands.
||International Clinic held in Abano, Italy.
||International Clinic held in Hawaii.
First World Championships for baton twirling held in Seattle, Washington
||The ITTI was deactivated in favor of the World Baton Twirling Federation and a clinic was held in conjunction with the World Championships in Nice, France.
Star Line Clinic held in Atlanta, Georgia.
||The Lite Star baton was introduced.
Star Line Clinic held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
||Ray Gaedke retired from Star Line.
Jack Crum joined Star Line.
Star Line Clinic held in Nashville, Tennessee.
||The ITTI was reactivated.
Skinni-Star baton was introduced with the 5/16" diameter shaft.
George Walbridge retired from Star Line.
Dick Miller became President of Star Line.
Star Lance Clinic held in Seattle, Washington.
||Lite Star baton was introduced
||National Clinic held aboard the S.S. Galileo sailing the Caribbean
||National Clinic held in Acapulco, Mexico.
Classic Star baton was introduced.
||Expanded case line.
Introduced tape for batons.
||Introduced Hoop baton, streamers, and flash ribbons.
||Dick Miller retired from Star Line.
Jack Crum became President.
||Introduced Sport Angel of Baton Twirling.
Introduced Squeeze bottles.
||Star Line launched first web site
||Moved Star Line from Florida to Tennessee.
Introduced Plain Super Star in 3/8" and 7/16" shafts.
||Introduced Flag and World Championship video tapes.
Introduced all colors of cartridges for Starlite baton.
Introduced action rods and ribbons.
Introduced boots for majorettes.
Introduced Somoan knives.
Introduced Aussie hats, gloves, and special design flags.
||Star Line introduced the spectacular, eye-catching shafts of the Millennium Stars Baton available EXCLUSIVELY from Star Line.
Star Line launched redesigned web site and introduced online catalog and secure ordering via web site.