SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Township Baseball League (FTBL) swung into the unofficial start of summer by hosting its annual Memorial Day weekend Home Run Derby and All-Star Games, Saturday afternoon.

The celebration began with the Home Run Derby, where players, arranged by level, got their chance to knock the ball out of the park. The All-Star games followed, showcasing a very talented group of FTBL ballplayers.

2019 FTBL All-Stars:

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Coach Pitch: Cameron J., Chase C., Jacob E., Jason U., Randall R., Robert B., Ji'ayre S., Jonathan Y., Mason B.  Derrick J., Ryder S., Reuben C., Ayden P., Carter F., Ibrahim Y., Shiv P., Logan G., Noah E., Alexander S., Gianni M., Matias M., Noah J., Tejasvir S., Vinay P.

Minors Division: Antoine P., Avery B., Dallas K., Ryan B., Victor O., Colin A., Dwayne H., Joshua B., Parker D., Zahnai L., Daniel C., Lundyn R., Ryan W , Aaron B., Jack M., Josiah H., Max F., Myles F. , Ayden R., Elijah J., Khaeiff C.,Riley B., Milo D., Bryceson G., Zachary P.

Majors 60 Division: Alexander F., Aveer M., Jayden A., Jordan S., Rosario D., Will S., Andrew H., Bryce W., Jonathan B., Josiah P., Kelvin H., Wilmer R.  Chris K., Danny K., Mason B., Patrick Z., Sam B., Stanley M., George M., Anuj B., Jack G. Kyan L., Luke B. , Shayne R.

Majors 70 Division: Alberto M., Billy M., Krish P., Mike G., Shaylen P., Bryce P., Elijah Z., Devin H., Ryan M., Sean E., Timothy A., Chris W., Eli'sha B., Gianna M., Izaiah R., Jonathan W., Tyler B., Anthony B, Devon P., Frankie T., Jacob G., Jake S., Izaiah E., James W., Veer S.

2019 FTBL Homerun Derby Champions and Runner Ups:

Coach Pitch Division

Winner  - Robert B.

2nd place - Noah J.

Minors Division

Winner - Aaron B.

2nd place - Ayden R.

Major 60 Division

Winner - Wilmer R.

2nd place - Alexander F.

Majors 70 Division

Winner - Anthony B.

2nd place - Mike G.

All Star Game MVPs and Gold Glove Receivers:

Coach Pitch Division

MVP -  Jason U.

Gold Glove - Noah E.

Minors Division

MVP - Zachary Pizzie

Gold Glove - Colin A.

Majors 60 Division

MVP - Johnathan B.

Gold Glove - Anuj B.

Majors 70 Division

MVP - Ryan M.

Gold Glove - Eli'sha B.

For more information regarding FTBL, please visit www.FTBLbaseball.org or call (732) 649-8068. Follow FTBL @FranklinTownshipBaseballLeague on Facebook.

About the Franklin Township Baseball League

Franklin Township Baseball League is a volunteer led non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  It’s mission is to promote, develop, and supervise our community’s youth baseball activities. We have served the growing, and diverse community of Franklin Township, NJ since 1953, and provide organized youth baseball programs for over 500 children yearly, ranging in ages from 4 thru 18. The Mickey James FTBL Complex, located at 51 Dekalb Street, consists of five fields (Tee-Ball, Coach Pitch, Minors, Majors, and Senior), new restrooms, a small clubhouse, equipment sheds, 3 batting cages, and a Snack Shack area.