Reunions Scheduled For Barone Baseball Players
BUSTI – The Busti Church of God will be the site on July 5 for a George Barone baseball reunion with players and assistant coaches from the Jamestown Babe Ruth League, Cal Ripken League and 16-18 all-stars from Fredonia and Dunkirk.
A chicken barbecue and refreshments will be served. Times and other details will be announced at a later date.
This reunion is for players who have played for Barone. So far, 277 individuals have been contacted in Jamestown with 28 people from Fredonia and Dunkirk.
Former players from Jamestown who haven’t been reached are Tony Long, Steve Boskat, Andy Benson, Andy Greenman, Tom Parsons, Brett Shaw, Bryon Aipolani, Tom Grabowski, Rob Enserro, Nick Harnish, Corey Itson, Mike Cardman, Dave Johnson and Tom Garvey.
Others include Todd DeVlieger, Mike Fisher, Matt Hanson, Gabe Costanzo, Josh Williams, Ken Beers, Mike Baker, Paul Baker, Ryan Senn, Kent Nelson, Aaron Burnett, Mike Lucas, Geoff Sorenson, Chris Johnson, Jared Limberg, Nick Anderson, Bruce Peterson, Matt Meachum and Ryan Soderberg.
Deceased players and umpires will be honored.
On July 6, the Busti Church of God will be the site of another Barone reunion with former baseball players and assistant coaches from the Lakewood Indians, Lakewood Cardinals, Lakewood Sox, Southwestern Expos and Southwestern Central School varsity.
Times and other details will be announced at a later date.
This reunion is also for all-stars who played for Barone from Falconer, Frewsburg, Maple Grove, Cassadaga, Sherman, Ripley, Chautauqua Lake and Forestville.
Also included are the girls Barone coached in the Southwestern Area League
So far, 121 individuals have been contacted from Southwestern and 49 all-stars from the East Lake Babe Ruth League.
Those Southwestern players who haven’t be en reached are John Byrne, Todd Johnson, Paul Chudzicki, Mike Hollenbeck, Earl Bradshaw, Art Poirier, Rick Watson, Mike Widner, Tim Blake, Scott Schilling, Tim Hutton, Mark Danielson, Todd McNamara, Chris Vullo, Ed Cramer, Brian Sherman and Larry Hudson.
Others include Richard Brodowski, Craig Williams, Todd Kirsits, Dana Williams, Art Guyer, Bruce Lundquist, Dennis O’Neill, Bob Strenge, Mark Holdsworth, Walker Mygott, Rick Lynn, Steve Eddy, Chris Dunbar, Tim Milner, Jim Ruby, Brian Howles, Scott Berglund, Doug Arrison, the Hull brothers and Mark and Terry Hillard.
Those not contacted are asked to contact Barone at 483-7533, on Facebook or GeorgeLaDuca@hot mail.com.
Proceeds and any donations will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.