Category Archives: Baseball

67 years of Little League

NAUGATUCK — For the last 57 years, the home of Union City Little League has been tucked away in the City Hill section of Naugatuck. The complex on Morris Street…

Post 17 falls short of tournament

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion baseball team relied on solid pitching to get into position to battle for a spot in the state tournament, but the lack of key…

All-Star break provides chance to look back, ahead

Major League Baseball has reached the halfway point of the season with a four-day break in the action as the stars of the game assembled at Marlins Park in Miami,…

Post 17 battling for tournament spot

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck American Legion baseball team missed a chance to gain some valuable ground in Zone 5 over the weekend. Post 17 racked up three wins last week…

Housatonic Valley earns wins in tournament

Alan Stinson pitched a three-hitter with eight strikeouts, and had three hits and two RBI as Housatonic Valley defeated Fairfield, 10-0, in Senior Babe Ruth state tournament action in Stamford…

Parochial title preceded Naugy’s streak

NAUGATUCK — Sitting casually at a borough bistro, they are ordinary gentlemen, sharing stories and a fermented beverage or two, unrecognizable to most. But Naugatuck sports fans know them as…

Post 17 running out of chances

NAUGATUCK — With the season winding down, the Naugatuck Post 17 baseball team needs to make up ground quick to secure a spot in the tournament. “I still believe we…

Post 17 puts together win streak

NAUGATUCK — A three-game winning streak put Naugatuck American Legion Post 17 back in the thick of things in Zone 5. Oakville (13-1) was in the top spot of the…

Naugatuck Senior Babe Ruth picks up wins 

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck Senior Babe Ruth defeated Ridgefield, 11-1, on June 22. Joe Kwaak pitched a complete game, allowing four hits and striking out six. Kwaak added three hits and…

Dean endears new fans in South Korea

Naugatuck native Pat Dean has quite a fan club some 8,600 miles from his hometown. Dean, the 28-year-old left-hander and a third round pick of the Minnesota Twins in 2010,…