1998 Champions Picnic


Cameron, 2, and Conner, 3, sons of Jeff and Sheri Blevins of Willow Street, watch the action at Kunkle Field.

The lights come on at Mount Joy’s Kunkle Field, revealing a field of dreams. (New Era Photo by Marty Heisey.)

Concession stand volunteer Pauline Mowery fills a drink for one of many thirsty spectators.

Greg Schneider, onetime Mount Joy Athletic Association president and a current tournament commissioner, grooms the field between games of a doubleheader at Kunkle Field, named for his uncle, Robert Kunkle.

From left, Robert and Deldonna Forrest of Lancaster, and Cheryl Smithson, with dog Charlie, of Lititz, cheer the Forrests’ grandson, Smithson’s son Ryan, who just scored a run.

New Era Tourney champs Safe Harbor, Manheim and Hempfield Black pose at the Vet before the Phillies game.

The Phils’ Kevin Jordan poses with (from left) Manheim’s Ryan Holmes, Hempfield’s Jason Enoch and Safe Harbor’s Steve Groff.