Category Archives: Baseball

Big event for Foley Little League

NAUGATUCK — Peter J. Foley Little League is preparing to host a big event. The league won the Scott’s and MLB Little Field, Big Experience sweepstakes this summer, and the…

Naugy Dogs finish runner-up in Tri-State League

TORRINGTON — The Naugatuck Dogs played for the Tri-State League championship for the third time in the last four years and finished as the runner-up for the second time. The…

A summer to remember

Naugatuck made run to American Legion World Series 50 years ago Editor’s note: This is the final story of a short series commemorating anniversaries of significant moments in Woodland and…

Fan support helped carry ’69 Legion team

Ask some of the key players from Naugatuck’s 1969 American Legion baseball team about their favorite part of Post 17’s run to the American Legion World Series, and one common…

Naugy Dogs flip a switch in Tri-State playoffs

The No. 6-seeded Naugatuck Dogs had their work cut out for them going into the Tri-State League playoffs, but they flipped a switch once the postseason started. Naugatuck, which finished…

Boisvert helps Blues reach championship series

BRISTOL — Tyler Boisvert was on vacation with some friends when he got the call from his college coach Ray Ricker that the Bristol Blues wanted to offer him an…

Naugatuck goes out fighting

Post 17’s run ends in Southern Division Super Regional championship The Naugatuck Post 17 American Legion baseball team fought and grinded all season long, and it landed the team in…

Naugatuck, Cheshire to meet in elimination game

Naugatuck Post 17 is facing elimination in the state American Legion Southern Division Super Regional. Naugatuck will play Cheshire Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Ceppa Field in Meriden. The winner…

Dean navigates new terrain in Pacific Coast League

The one thing that has kept Pat Dean around for the past ten years as a professional baseball pitcher is his ability to make the most out of his opportunities….

Post 17 advances to Super Regional

NAUGATUCK — The last day of the American Legion baseball sectional tournament was a roller-coaster ride for the Naugatuck Post 17 senior team. It took two games and more than…