Oswego State baseball reunion set

Mighty Max – Legendary Oswego State Laker coach Max Ziel and his team pose in this 1953 photograph. A former semi-professional baseball player, the late Ziel coached baseball and other sports for decades. A reunion of former players, families, friends and fans of Oswego State baseball will gather Sept. 21 to 23.

The Oswego Alumni Association and the Laker baseball team will welcome back former players, families, friends and fans for a special reunion Sept. 21 to 23.

Anyone who has ever been associated with the Oswego State baseball legacy, either on the field, in the stands or elsewhere, may take part in a golf tournament, special dinner honoring the late David “Agarn” Crisafulli, and an alumni game.

The festivities will begin Friday, Sept. 21, with an informal gathering at Cheap Seats, 6 Hillside Ave. in Oswego. A golf tournament and lunch are planned Saturday, Sept. 22 at Battle Island State Park in Fulton.

A special baseball reunion dinner honoring 1981 Oswego State graduate Crisafulli also will take place on Saturday.

Sunday, Sept. 23, attendees may join former teammates, coaches and Lakers from all generations on the diamond for a pickup game. The alumni game will be followed by an intrasquad baseball game played by current team members.

Advance registration is required for the golf tournament and dinner. Those seeking to register may visit oswego.edu/baseballreunion.

Those seeking more information may contact head coach Scott Landers at 312-2405 or scott.landers@oswego.edu.

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