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  • Saturday, August 19, 2017

    Legion Ball Players Visit Vets in Nursing Home

    UTICA — Young baseball players in the New York State American Legion Baseball Tournament spent a pre-tournament day visiting military veterans in the nursing home and the military rehab center at Sitrin Health Care on July 24.

    To show their appreciation for the sacrifices of veterans, the youth brought along baseballs and pens and asked the vets for their autographs.

    Department Commander Rena Nessler, tournament officials and coaches accompanied the youth.

    In photos above and below, players talk baseball with nursing home vets and ask for their autographs. Photos courtesy of Sitrin Health Care.

    Department Commander Rena Nessler chats with veteran at Sitrin Health Care. With her are husband, Jim, and Tournament Director Mike Macchione.