Softball Games Raise $525 For Franklin Food Bank; PBA Local Emerges Victorious

They were a few months early, but the annual softball match ups between the township’s Over 50 softball league and members of Franklin Township PBA Local 154 raised more than $500 for the Franklin Township Food Bank May 17.

The games ere played on the softball fields in Inman Park, off John F. Kennedy Boulevard.

In the first round, the PBA defeated  Piazza Orsillo 12-9.

In the finals, the PBA whomped what was called the “Over 50 All-Stars,” comprise dog members of Resta’s A Team and the Canal Walk team, 15-0.

The first pitch was thrown by Mayor Chris Kelly ( R).

Afterword, all enjoyed hamburgers, hot dogs, potato chips and beverages.

The event’s organizer Bob LaCorte, said that over the past three years the event has raised nearly $2,000.

2015 PBA vs Over 50 All-Stars Softball Game



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