FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Baseball League (SPFBL) held its Opening Day ceremonies in conjunction with Rockin' for Autism in La Grande Park for the second year in a row. 

Teams lined up along the perimeter of the park's big field dressed in their uniforms and holding creative signs. SPFBL President Chris Bates was the emcee with guest appearance from SPFHS varsity coach Joe Higgins, whose team helped with setup earlier in the day. 

Awards went to:

  • Volunteer of the Year: Jami Pawelec
  • James R Sochan MVP Award: Rich Danielovich
  • James P O'Brien Sportsmanship Award - Ryan Lopez and Aaron Carver
  • David M. Ferro Memorial Sportsmanship Award: Andrew Susino
  • Sponsors of the Year: TAPintoSPF and Over the Moon PR

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