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07/19/17 6:00am
07/19/2017 6:00 AM

The son of a famous name is making a name for himself.

That name is George Bell Jr., whose father, George Bell Sr., was a three-time MLB all star and the 1987 American League MVP, playing most of his career with the Toronto Blue Jays.

It turns out the senior Bell had another job: batting coach for his son.
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07/17/17 9:36pm
07/17/2017 9:36 PM

Like a game of musical chairs, a handful of teams are anxiously circling and vying for positions as the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League regular season approaches the final stretch. The Riverhead Tomcats are among those teams contending for three available playoff spots and hoping they will have a seat when the music stops.
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07/02/17 6:00am
07/02/2017 6:00 AM

A banner that reads “Celebrate Bob Furlong Day!” has proudly hung in Shirley Price-Furlong’s living room for a year.

On Saturday, it adorned the field at Veterans Memorial Park in Calverton once again to honor her husband, Bob Furlong, who shared the general managership for the Riverhead Tomcats of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League with Patti White until he lost his battle with leukemia. He died Feb. 14 at age 58.

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06/18/17 7:25pm
06/18/2017 7:25 PM

Call them summer rentals.

That is essentially what the players in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League are. Colleges entrust their players to the care of the HCBL clubs for the purpose of training and development. The Riverhead Tomcats’ new manager, Mike Amendola, had an apropos analogy.

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