Van Nest Little League’s Opening Day

(l-r) Joe DeFazio, Jr., VNLL vice president; Bob Nolan, Order of Ancient Hibernians Bronx County president; Thomas Messina representing Congressman Joseph Crowley; Senator Jeff Klein; Jerry Weihe, Sr., VNLL president; Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj; VNLL sponsor William Pezone and Joe DeFazio, Sr., VNLL vice president.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Van Nest Little League had a ball celebrating its opening day ceremony on Saturday, April 15 at 1500 Waters Place.

Parents and children were joined by local elected officials and local league sponsors in celebrating the first game of the season.

Coach John Cirillo, Jr. threw out this year’s opening day pitch.

Coach John Cirillo, Jr. and catcher Jonathan Cardona celebrated the league’s Opening Day.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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