FAIRFIELD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – The Little League team from Fairfield, Conn. may not have won the Little League World Series, but they arrived home to a hero’s welcome.
WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reportsREAD MORE: Police Investigating After Man Found Dead In Queens Law Office
Town residents cheered on the team of 12-year-olds as their bus pulled in to the town green, just back from Williamsport, Penn.
“I had tears. I don’t have anyone on that team but I had tears in my eyes when they came out of that bus,” one woman told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau.READ MORE: Officials: Long Beach Island Teen Nights Behind COVID Cluster Of At Least 11 Cases
“It was wonderful. I watched every game on the TV, they were spectacular. Great kids,” another Fairfield resident said.
The team lost, 5-0, to California in an elimination game on Tuesday.MORE NEWS: Caught On Video: Man Violently Rips Necklaces Off Woman Out Walking Her Dog In Queens
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