TNLL Holds Opening Day Parade & On-Field Ceremony

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (back, c) and Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. (back, r) met with players and their coaches during the festivities.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Throgs Neck Little League commemorated its 69th annual Opening Day Celebration with a neighborhood parade from Lafayette and East Tremont avenues to an on-field ceremony on Saturday, April 6. Local elected officials, Emergency Medical Services Pipe and Drum Band military veterans, TNLL little leaguers and their coaches participated in the time honored festivities.

Borough President Diaz (l) connected with the players.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Council members Andrew Cohen (l) and Mark Gjonaj (3rd from l), Assemblyman Michael Benedetto (c), Senator Alessandra Biaggi (4th r), Borough President Diaz (3rd from r), Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez (2nd from r) and others took to the field.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Councilman Gjonaj (front, l) and Assemblyman Benedetto (front, r) were ready to lead the march to the ball field.
Photo by Edward Watkins

Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez gave the players her encouragement before the game.
Photo by Edward Watkins

(l-r) Benjamin Shaver, Adriana Salute and Tara Butler excited for the parade to start.
Photo by Edward Watkins

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