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Lynwood hopes to pay tribute to local player on Jackie Robinson champs


Photo courtesy of Little League World Series

Photo courtesy of Little League World Series


Village President Gene Williams said Tuesday he hopes to pay a proper tribute to the Jackie Robinson West Little League baseball team of Chicago that represented Illinois and ultimately, the United States in the recently-completed Little League World Series.

One of the players on that team is Eddie King, Jr., an outfielder who lives with his parents in the south suburban community.

Williams said he wants the Village Board to pass a proclamation praising the entire team, while also acknowledging the local contribution…Please click here to read Gregory Tejeda’s story in the Times.

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