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AABC Northeast World Series to be held in Torrington, Waterbury

TORRINGTON, August 5 – The Tri-State Baseball League is hosting the 2019 American Amateur Baseball Congress’ (AABC) Northeast World Series tournament this weekend at Fuessenich Park in Torrington and Municipal Stadium in Waterbury.

Torrington and Waterbury also hosted the tournament in 2017.

The Braintree, Mass., White Sox (23-5) are the two-time defending tournament champions. The White Sox beat the Tri-State League’s Terryville Black Sox in the championship game last August, 11-8.

The White Sox have won three Northeast World Series titles since 2014. They won the Cranberry League title for the ninth time in 10 years last week with a win over Bourne, Mass.

Terryville (21-4) and Blaisus Chevrolet-Waterbury (17-7) are the two Tri-State League teams in the tournament along with the Danbury Pirates (20-8) and Trumbull’s Fedell’s Mechanics (19-6-1) of the Bridgeport Senior City League. The Pirates were regular season champions by a half game over Fedell’s Mechanics.

American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC)
2019 Northeast World Series
At Waterbury and Torrington
Thursday, August 8
Game 1: New York Hawks 13, Danbury Pirates 10
Game 2: Blasius Chevrolet-Waterbury (17-7) vs. Braintree (NY) White Sox, rained out
Game 3:
 Albany (NY) Athletics 6, Terryville 3
Game 4: Fedells Mechanics-Trumbull 2, Pelham (NY) Mets 1 (8)

Friday, August 9
Game 2: Braintree (NY) White Sox 7, Blaisus Chevrolet 1
Game 5:
Terryville 1, Pelham, NY 0, Pelham eliminated
Game 6: Danbury Pirates 6, Blasisus Chevrolet 4, Blaisus eliminated
Game 7: Fedells Mechanics 10, Albany (NY) Athletics 1
Game 8: Braintree White Sox 11, New York Hawks 0

Saturday, August 10
Game 9: Terryville 10, New York Hawks 3, New York eliminated
Game 10:
Albany A’s 6, Danbury Pirates 4, Danbury eliminated
Game 11: 
Braintree White Sox 10, Fedells Mechanics 1
Game 12: Braintree White Sox 8, Albany A’s 6, Albany eliminated
Game 13: Fedells Mechanics 3, Terryville 1, Terryville eliminated

Sunday, August 11
Game 14: Final: Braintree 3, Fedells 0

Gerry deSimas, Jr., is the editor and founder of The Collinsville Press. He is an award-winning writer and has been covering sports in Connecticut and New England for more than 40 years. He was inducted into the New England High School Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2018.

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