Team Vermont Recognized at Statehouse

Players and coaches of the Vermont baseball team visited the statehouse today for the passing of a house concurrent resolution honoring the team for its historic journey to Havana, Cuba.

The resolution was sponsored by representatives from Burlington, Bristol, Winooski, Essex, Shelburne and Hinesburg.

The full resolution can be read here, in PDF form: H.C.R.390

The players received a standing ovation by the representatives following the passing of the resolution.

The team was greeted by Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott upon arrival to the capitol, and was also congratulated by Governor Peter Shumlin during the visit.

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Author: Alexandre Silberman

Alexandre Silberman is a multimedia journalist and a senior at Burlington High School in Burlington, Vermont where he is the editor of his school newspaper. He currently writes for the Burlington Free Press, the state's largest daily newspaper. This past April, Alexandre travelled to Cuba to document the first youth baseball exchange with a U.S. team since the embargo. // Email: asilbermanvt@gmail.com // Follow him on Twitter: @alexsilbermanvt

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