|Junior baseball is Harrison institution|
|Written by Bob Hyle|
|Monday, July 02, 2012 8:19 PM|
Summer’s here and the time is right for baseball, particularly at the Harrison Junior Baseball complex on Campbell Road as about 540 players are continuing the tradition that began over a half-century ago.
“We’re still alive and kicking,” said Jerry Branditz, in his 12th year as president of HJB. He also served eight years as treasurer.
Branditz doesn’t take credit for the organization’s continued success, and points out that four members of the board once played at the Melvin Lake Memorial Complex when they were kids.
“We’ve got a few that have come back to help us,” he said, referring to treasurer Terry Jackson and trustees Jim Stout, Bob Horney, and Steve Nowlin, all former HJB players.
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