Opening day draws athletes and fans

Guseppe Socci was all business when he stepped up to the plate at Amenia’s home game against Millerton. Photo by Kelly Milano

AMENIA — The softly falling rain that blanketed the ball fields on Saturday, May 4, couldn’t deter dozens upon dozens of young ball players from picking up both mitts and bats for Amenia’s opening day. The players all converged at Beekman Park, which welcomed the young athletes, their families and their friends.

“I love it,” said mom Jessica Deister, whose 4 year old, Cody, played with the Tiny Tots. “It’s really cute, and he makes new friends.”

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