Watertown Youth Baseball Team Plays in NESN Tournament for Players with Disabilities

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The Watertown Challenges took part in a tournament for players with disabilities organized by NESN.

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The Watertown Challenges took part in a tournament for players with disabilities organized by NESN.

The Watertown Youth Baseball Challengers joined other teams with players with disabilities at the second annual NESN Connects Baseball Tournament last weekend.

The tournament is a one-day, four team event at Joseph Lalli Miracle Field in Acton. Along with the Challengers, the Newton Tigers, Miacle Leauge All Stars and the Miracle League Dream Team played in the tournament.

More than 30 NESN employees volunteered to assist athletes as part of the NESN Connects program, according to the Watertown-based sports channel. The mostly served as “buddies” and assisted players on the field and provided support and encouragement.

McDonald’s and Good Humor Ice Cream helped sponsor the tournament and provided lunch for the athletes and their families.

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Players who took part in the second Annual NESN Connects Baseball Tournament for children with disabilities are joined by volunteers from NESN and Red Sox mascots Wally and Tessie.

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