Atlantic League championship recognized by Suffolk County Legislature

(Central Islip, N.Y., Dec. 4, 2012) – The Long Island Ducks today were presented with a proclamation from the Suffolk County Legislature, including Suffolk County Legislator Rick Montano, in recognition of winning the 2012 Atlantic League championship. The proclamation was presented to founder/CEO Frank Boulton, co-owner/coach Buddy Harrelson and president/general manager Michael Pfaff.

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“It is my privilege this year to recognize and award a proclamation to the Long Island Ducks and their organization,” said Legislator Montano. “It’s really something that we can be very proud of. Congratulations to all of you!”

The Ducks were honored after winning their second title in franchise history by defeating the Lancaster Barnstormers three games to two in this year’s Atlantic League Championship Series. The series was won at Bethpage Ballpark on Sunday, October 7 when Dan Lyons laid down a walk-off bunt single in the bottom of the ninth inning. Lyons was later named the Most Valuable Player of the Championship Series.

The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark. For further information, call (631) 940-DUCK or visit