Monthly Archives: August 2011

Litchfield captures Tri-State League crown

Copyright Peter Wallace/Rick Wilson  Reg-Citizen/Rep-American 8/27/11 The Litchfield Cowboys ended a long, long Tri-State Baseball League championship dry spell with a 7-2 win over cross-town rival Tri-Town Friday evening at Fuessenich Park in front of over 300 spectators, prolonging a shorter but

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Naugatuck Dogs: AABC State Champions

Naugatuck wins Stan Musial State Tournament Title Copyright   Joe Palladino  REP-AMERICAN 08/02/2011 (video link of championship) When someone presents you with an opportunity, the least you could do is take advantage of the chance. The Naugatuck Dogs won the Stan

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Fourth of July Bonanza: Jim Bouton, William Hung, HR Derby, Skydiver

Copyright Republican-American (Joe Palladino) July 4,2011 Now that was a July 4th holiday. Home runs ruled at Fuessenich Park. A guy jumped out of a plane, baseballs bounced off houses beyond the right-field fence, and an old-time Yankee reminded us

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Litchfield evens series with Tri-Town

copyright Peter Wallace/Ron Putetti   Register-Citizen/Rep-American   08/24/2011 Bring on Game #3. The Litchfield Cowboys evened the Tri-State Baseball League’s best-of-three championship series with the Tri-Town Trojans at a game apiece Tuesday evening with a 12-7 win in a turnaround of Monday

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Tri-Town takes series opener

Copyright Peter Wallace/Rick Wilson  Register-Citizen/Rep-American  8/23/2011 The Litchfield Cowboys didn’t play their best game, and they didn’t have Miles Scribner. Enough said. The Tri-Town Trojans stunned the No. 1 seed Litchfield Cowboys with an 8-3 win in Game One of

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Litchfield vs Tri-Town

Sunday August 21 – rained out Tri-State Championship Schedule: Monday August 22:  7pm  Fuessenich Park   (Game #1) Tuesday August 23:  7pm Fuessenich Park   (Game #2) Thursday August 25:  7pm Fuessenich Park  (Game #3) if necessary                             copyright Peter Wallace    Register-Citizen  

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Litchfield Cowboys history – Tom Smart

Hi Ed, Before I forget, I must commend you on the tremendous job that you have done with the Tri-State League.  As someone who goes back with the league to 1973, I can certainly appreciate all the effort that you as

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Tri-State Finals Preview

Copyright Peter Wallace    Register-Citizen   8/20/2011 At the end of an 18-game regular season in the 17-team Tri-State Baseball League, Winsted, the 14th-place team, was just seven games behind the leader, Litchfield. Now, three weeks and five rounds after the start

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History of local ballfields

Copyright Steve Barlow    Rep-American  8/27/11 If these were major league baseball stadiums, they might have sterile, corporate names, like Citizens Bank Park or Citi Field, purchased with millions in naming-rights dollars. Instead, we’re talking here about our local ball fields,

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Tri-Town to meet Wolcott in semi-finals

Saturday August 20:  Semi-Finals    1:00pm  Fuessenich Park (winner advances to championship) Sunday August 21:     Game #1 Championship   1:00pm  Fuessenich Park Monday August 22:     (rain-date) Tuesday August 23:     Game #2 Championship   7:00pm  Fuessenich Park Wednesday August 24:  (rain-date) Thursday August 25: 

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