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Home News 2017 Legion World Series runners-up host team reunion

2017 Legion World Series runners-up host team reunion

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Creighton Prep Omaha, Neb., American Legion Post 1 team members celebrated their 2017 American Legion World Series runner-up finish by hosting a team reunion.

At the event, Omaha Post 1 team members received rings to honor their accomplishment. In addition, the team surprised its Legion World Series bat boys in Shelby, N.C., with matching rings and had them remotely join in on the festivities via a video call. The team and bat boys created lasting friendships and several Omaha Post 1 team members have helped one of the bat boys through troubles with bullying.


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