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Francisco Rodriguez, along with Ducks catchers Dioner Navarro and Ramon Cabrera, have Venezuelan connection

There was an interesting article on some of The Long Island Ducks players in Newsday, a Long Island newspaper. By Jordan Lauterbach (

https://www.newsday.com/sports/local/ducks/long-island-ducks-k-rod-venezuela-1.20424585#user=56bc00c618ff43a12491a886&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Sports

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A wonderful Tribute to Bud Harrelson

As part of the Spectacular All-Star Summer, the Long Island Ducks held a special tribute for Bud Harrelson. Family members, Duck staff members, players and former players paid homage to the Long Island Legend. His number 3 was officially retired and the sentimental feeling could be felt throughout the stadium.

For highlights on the event you can view this link:

http://www.liducks.com/news/current/?article_id=1808

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DUCKS TO HOST NIGHT HONORING BUD HARRELSON AUGUST 3, 2018

Former Met shortstop and Long Island Ducks Legend Bud Harrelson will be honored on August 3, 2018 at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip home of The Long Island Ducks.

The Long Island Ducks, in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association, will be honoring Mr. Harrelson and retiring his number permanently, with his number being placed in left centerfield by the scoreboard. Mr. Harrelson is the third number retired in Ducks history. There will be special guests to pay tribute to him.  The Ducks will wear special jerseys, which will be auctioned to assist raising money for the Alzheimer’s Association.

For more information about The Long Island Ducks, Bud Harrelson Tribute Night and the Alzheimer’s Association or for ticket information go to: http://www.liducks.com/news/current/?article_id=1692

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News about The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Players

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New team to be formed in 2019 courtesy of The Atlantic League of Professional Ballplayers website

http://www.atlanticleague.com/about/press-releases/?article_id=1039

“In A League of Their Own” written by Claude Solnik

https://libn.com/2018/07/06/a-league-of-their-own/

Quite a change for Ducks’ Jake Fisher From NewsDay

https://www.newsday.com/sports/baseball/duck-tales-jake-fisher-s-a-reliever-that-can-be-counted-on-1.19827683

FORBES: For the Atlantic League, the All-Star Game is All About Its Amazing Balancing Act from the Atlantic League website written by Jerry Beach

http://www.atlanticleague.com/about/press-releases/?article_id=1041

 

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2018 All-Star Game

The 2018 Atlantic League All-Star Game was fantastic. it was filled with excitement, thrills and laughter.

The Liberty Division won the game, 4-3, over the Freedom Division on a game winning hit by Alfredo Rodriguez’s RBI single in ninth inning. Pretty exciting moment, as it was the first time in 8 years the Liberty division won and even more dramatic to have won in the bottom of the ninth. For more information on the game you can go to http://www.liducks.com/news/current/?article_id=1780

The Home Run Derby was as exciting as the leagues best hitters stepped up to the plate to show their home run talent.

New Britain Bees infielder launches three homers in championship round. Deibinson Romero claimed the Digmi Home Run Derby championship. For more information on each contestant in the home run derby, use this link: http://www.liducks.com/news/current/?article_id=1779

Overall, it was a successful night for everyone, as the spectacular fireworks show added a perfect ending to a perfect night.20180711_17271020180711_17280920180711_17285820180711_17293320180711_17295320180711_17304020180711_17310720180711_17320420180711_17335020180711_17353820180711_17370520180711_17374720180711_17381620180711_17381820180711_17395020180711_17414920180711_17444820180711_17583120180711_18011520180711_18013520180711_18342020180711_18344120180711_18352120180711_183556

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2 weeks until the 2018 Atlantic League All-Star Game, hosted by The Long Island Ducks

There are many wonderful things to do in the summer. Baseball is one of them. The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Players is having its 19th All-Star Game in two weeks.

This years host will be The Long Island Ducks. It will be the event of the year for many baseball fans throughout Long Island, especially Duck fans. Many exciting things will be happening at the game! The Home Run Derby will start off the event, with many of the leagues best players stepping up to the plate to show their talent at hitting the long ball. Also included in the All-Star game will be Bucket Ruckus and Tyler’s Amazing Balancing Act to entertain the crowd at the midsummer classic. An outstanding fireworks show will be presented after the game. Other activities will be the usual between inning excitement, wich is very entertaining.

I look forward to seeing everyone there!

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