|Photo courtesy: Bob Mayer|
Like the song of cicadas and an ice cream truck’s tune, the crack of a bat connecting to a baseball is an undeniable sound of summer.
In Peekskill, starting on July 20, a three-day Old Timers Baseball Celebration will honor the rich legacy of minor leagues in Westchester County, the Hudson Valley, and neighboring regions. Focusing on the period from the mid 1940s to the early 50s, former players of the Peekskill Highlanders and other Class D North Atlantic and Colonial League teams will receive special tribute. Past members, on and off the field, of the New York Yankees – Marty Appel and Jim Bouton - and others will also be present.
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