The New Orleans Boosters prevented Martella’s Pharmacy from repeating as champion in the 75th annual AAABA Tournament in front of an estimated 4,500 fans at Sargent’s Stadium at the Point on Saturday night.
A rematch of the 2018 AAABA Tournament championship game unfolded on Saturday night at Sargent’s Stadium at the Point.
Following Saturday’s 5-2 loss to New Orleans in the 75th AAABA Tournament championship game, a somber mood surrounded the Martella’s Pharmacy huddle. The six-time Johnstown Collegiate Baseball League champions were unable to win a second consecutive title for the city, but the local squad certainly proved it belonged once again by taking a 1-0 lead into the eighth inning against the 16-time champions.
A friend sent Lary Sorensen a link to a recent Tribune-Democrat article about former major league manager Buck Showalter’s induction into the AAABA Hall of Fame on Aug. 3.
As the defending champion in the 75th annual AAABA Tournament, Martella’s Pharmacy entered the weeklong event wearing a figurative target.
Click here to hear the WCRO radio broadcast of Saturday's AAABA championship game between Martella's Pharmacy and New orleans from Sargent's Stadium at the Point.
A berth in the 75th annual AAABA Tournament title game was at stake. His team faced an opponent that scored a combined 53 runs in four games this week.
After the New Orleans Boosters grabbed a one-run lead in the first inning of Friday’s semifinal of the 75th AAABA Tournament, Buffalo Royal Printing had a few chances at getting runs of its own.
Martella’s Pharmacy is back in the semifinals of the AAABA Tournament after a walk-off 5-4 victory over the Zanesville Junior Pioneers on Thursday night at Sargent’s Stadium at the Point.
Special events this week in downtown Johnstown have helped to add to the allure of the 75th anniversary of the All American Amateur Baseball Association Tournament.
Ross Kott planned to travel home to Johnstown this summer, perhaps in August to participate in the celebration for the 75th anniversary of the AAABA Tournament.
It was the New Orleans Boosters’ ability to respond on Thursday that proved to be critical in the club’s 8-4 victory over the New Brunswick Matrix at Sargent’s Stadium at The Point.
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Yvonne Eileen, 4 P.M. at Scalp Level Church of the Brethren. Arrangements by Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Davidsville.
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Yole V., (Gusmerotti), 89, Jerome. Arrangements by Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Davidsville.
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