Stratford Ale House celebrates World Series title

Stratford Ale House Baseball Club held a 20th anniversary reunion of its 1996 team that traveled to Louisville (KY) and won the National Amateur Baseball Federation World Series, going 5-0 in the double-elimination event.

Stratford Ale House, perennial champions of the Bridgeport Senior City League, went 5-0 in the double-elimination event.

Pictured in Louisville (front row l-r) are: Maurice Scioletti, Matt Van Etten, John Figmic and Al Carrera; (second row) Kevin Williams, Mike Bennett, Paul Caseria, Jay McDougall, Rich Licursi, Kevin Kerkes and John Delvecchio; (third row) John Breiner, Jim Sarantides, Dave Lanese, Scott Szturma, Jim Tonelli, Tom Saxa, Jon Goode, Juan Lopez, Mick Buckmir and Mickey Buckmir Sr.

Gathered for the reunion on Aug. 28 at Penders Field (front row) were: Jeff Rotteck, Mike Bennett, Jon Goode, Rich Licursi, Jim Tonelli, Dave Lanese, John Delvecchio, and Kevin Kerkes; (second row) Maurice Scioletti, Al Carrera, Kevin Williams, Jim Sarantides, John Breiner, Brian Muthersbaugh, Paul Caseria, Scott Szturma, Mick Buckmir and Mickey Buckmir Sr. Missing from photo are John Figmic, Jay McDougall, Jerry LaPenta, Juan Lopez, Tom Saxa and Matt Van Etten.