Baseball cup held at Macombs Dam Park

THE BRONX - New York State Senate candidate Manny Tavarez hosted an inaugural baseball cup at Macombs Dam Park over the weekend.

Tavarez donated more than 1,000 baseballs to nine local Little League teams and is working with professional scouts in hopes of opening the first major league baseball youth academy in The Bronx.

The top players got to take on Hank's Yanks, a youth baseball team co-founded by New York Yankees senior vice president Hank Steinbrenner.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A body was found in the wooded area 1 Body found in wooded area near Eastchester bowling alley
April 28 is Superhero Day. News 12 hit 2 Word on the Street: Superhero Day
NYPD officers gathered Friday in Longwood for the 3 NYPD officers walk for autism in Longwood
A kid from the Bronx is one of 4 Actor from the Bronx stars in '13 Reasons Why'
A 3-year-old girl died after a car accident 5 3-year-old killed in crash on Bruckner Boulevard

advertisement | advertise on News 12


Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.