Friday, July 05, 2013

Independence Day Norm Way Memorial Baseball Game draws a crowd

The Greater Middletown Military Museum held its 6th  annual Norm Way Memorial Baseball Game  on the Fourth of July at Palmer Field.
 Norm Way was a member American Legion Post 75 an supporter of Legion baseball a World War II veteran who landed in Normand on D-Day plus 1, a charter member of the Greater Middletown Military Museum and on the Museums Board of Directors.. This year was a double header. First game between Middletown American Post 75 and Berlin American Legion starts at 10:00am. Second game was between American Legion RCP and Middletown. The game was announced by local legend Jim Bransfield. Tim D'Aquila coached Middletown's team.

Berlin American Legion beat Middletown 5-2. Middletown won 3-2 against Legion RCP. Middletown will play Meriden this Saturday at  4pm in a home game.

Video & photos courtesy of  Bill Maune from the Greater Middletown Millitary Museum .

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