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Legion Baseball: Reunion for NYM 1992 American Legion State champs set for July 4

Front row (l-r): Bat Boy Appleby, Mike Nesland, Brendt Simpson, TJ Klinnert, Batboy Nick Esala, Scott Kahl, Mitch Becker. Back row: Coach Steve Appleby, Eric Pajari, Steve Tougas, Kurt Burgstaler, Jamie Klinnert, Brian Nesland, Rick Ehnert, Matt Oeschlager, Nathan Appleby, Justin Nelson, Dan Muckala, Lance Schultz, Coach Greg Esala.

As part of the 125th Anniversary Celebration the 1992 State American Legion Baseball championship team will hold a reunion Saturday, July 4.

The championship team will have a float in the parade on Friday, July 3, and those attending the Millers-Bluffton game Saturday, July 4 will be introduced during the 7th inning stretch.

There will also be a small display at the "Down Memory Lane" at the school on Friday. The display will consist of photos, trophies, etc. for anyone interested. On its way to the state title, the 1992 team defeated Nashwauk-Keewatin, 10-0 in the quarterfinals, then reached the championship with a 5-4 win over Norwood in the semifinals. New York Mills won the state title with a 2-1 win over Benson in the championship game.