2008-08-22 / Sports

Rockaway Little Leaguers Take To Field At Keyspan Park


Two Rockaway little league teams were at Keyspan Park on Sunday evening for a Brooklyn Cyclones game and to take the field during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner. Prior to the game, a ceremony honoring Brooklyn Dodger great Carl Erskine was held. Pictured, Erskine speaks as Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes, a Breezy Point resident, looks on. Two Rockaway little league teams were at Keyspan Park on Sunday evening for a Brooklyn Cyclones game and to take the field during the playing of the Star Spangled Banner. Prior to the game, a ceremony honoring Brooklyn Dodger great Carl Erskine was held. Pictured, Erskine speaks as Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes, a Breezy Point resident, looks on. The Rockaway Cadets get ready to take the field for the opening ceremonies. The Rockaway Cadets get ready to take the field for the opening ceremonies. The Cadets were accompanied by several of the team's coaches. The Cadets were accompanied by several of the team's coaches. Two of the Diamond Pro campers, Ian and Ryan, pose with the Cyclone's mascots. Two of the Diamond Pro campers, Ian and Ryan, pose with the Cyclone's mascots. The Rockaway Cadets pose on the field for The Wave camera. The Rockaway Cadets pose on the field for The Wave camera. Campers from the little league Diamond Pros Camp, which is held at the Rockaway Little League fields, get ready to take the field. Campers from the little league Diamond Pros Camp, which is held at the Rockaway Little League fields, get ready to take the field. Locals line up, ready to rush the field. Each little leaguer was allowed to stand with his favorite Cyclone's player. Locals line up, ready to rush the field. Each little leaguer was allowed to stand with his favorite Cyclone's player. Dodger great Carl Erskine throws out the first pitch. Dodger great Carl Erskine throws out the first pitch. Locals stand with the Cyclone's second baseman and shortstop. Locals stand with the Cyclone's second baseman and shortstop. All of the local players got to enjoy a hard-fought extra inning game. All of the local players got to enjoy a hard-fought extra inning game.

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