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  • Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Legion Ball Players in Charity Game with Hall of Famers

    SARATOGA SPRINGS — Two American Legion baseball players from the Saratoga Stampede took part in a charity softball game Sept. 23 with Baseball Hall of Famers Wade Boggs and Ozzie Smith, among other celebrities, to raise money for Ronald McDonald House, reports David Lockhart, 4th District sergeant-at-arms.

    In addition, two Legionnaires provided the colors for the event, held at Saratoga Casino.

    The Legion players are Noko Concha and Gorden Hogben. The Legionnaires are Lockhart and Josh Cauffiel, commander of Horace D Washburn Post 533 in Corinth.

    “The event was attended by nearly one thousand people…and raised tens of thousands of dollars,” Lockhart said.

    Charity event participants

    CHARITY GAME PARTICIPANTS: Legionnaires David Lockhart (left) and Josh Cauffiel flank Saratoga Stempede players Noko Concha (#33) and Gorden Hogben (#11).