What’s even more American than Baseball and Old Glory?
It’s Buddy Ball, a new program involving the Little Leagues of Essex, Deep River, Chester, and Westbrook that gives special needs youngsters the opportunity to take part in America’s national pastime. The four towns’ Little League teams have played together on a regular basis for several years.
- John McKenna, from The Day
Buddy Ball players wear the same uniforms as other Little League teams. And guess who gets to make them?
WE DO! Or more specifically, she does, Ms. Elisha Schauer, a local painter and Lyme Academy graduate who also happens to be the newest addition to our Graphics Department.
The man who runs the program of our local chapter ( Little Leagues of Westbrook, Essex, Chester, and Deep River) said it best:
“It’s just fun.” – John McKenna