Tournament pitcher Brandon Knarr signs with Brewers

Sports Writer

Sometimes, there are moments when an athlete realizes he or she can hold their own in a particular sport. For Brandon Knarr, the moment came in 2013, when he was a pitcher for the St. Leo baseball team that won the LNP Junior-Midget Tournament.

Back and …

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Herr family reflects on their LNP Tournament experience

Sports Writer

It was their first experience performing in front of large crowds. It was feeling like a big shot because they were playing on a field with dugouts and home-run fences. It was their first time playing under the lights. It was where they honed their baseball skills, …

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Bud Born retires as commissioner after 2002 tournament

Born identity: Retiring official leaving his mark on LNP Tourney

By Philip Glatfelter
Sports Writer

The LNP Midget Baseball Tournament has developed into a prestigious event in its 56 years of existence.

Bud Born has been a large part of that prestige and respect.

When Born retires as a …

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1999 LNP tourney champs thrilled by McGwire

McGwire cheered, Drew jeered as Era Tourney champs watch

By Jeffrey Reinhart
LNP Sports Writer

PHILADELPHIA — Every summer, the winners of the LNP Midget Baseball Tournament are treated to a Phillies game.

But this year’s bus trip, which included a visit to the Franklin Institute, was extra special, …

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