The Falls Church Annandale Babe Ruth Yankees just finished their season with a 14-0 record. The 13 year olds on the prep team play on Major League-size baseball fields across Northern Virginia, facing teams of fellow young athletes to enhance their baseball skills.
The FCABR Yankees have defeated teams from Vienna, Herndon, Reston and Springfield, as well as their other FCABR League team, The Pirates. Most of the team will now go on to participate on the FCABR All Star Team for their chance to win a state title. Team members pictured above, from left to right, are (front row) Jack Fletchall, Zach Lang, Patrick Lethridge, Lou Lindsay, Daniel Reinfurt, (middle row) Lee Hagler, Andrew Connelly, Phil Whittlesey, Jack Rasmussen, Ryan Henderson, Mikey Giannelli, Elija Bryan, Grinden Collins, (back row) Manager Pat Giannelli, Coach Steve Lethbridge and Coach David Lang. Not pictured is Larz Warner-Hanson. (Courtesy photo)