Ducks Fans wake up to find team in national spotlight

The Long
Island Ducks became the center of the online sports universe on Thursday night
when a feature written about the team and its players became the front page
story on ESPN.com, the most heavily trafficked sports website in the country.
Ducks fans visiting liducks.com can view the article by going to
http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=pearlman/070621.

“We’re
thrilled to have our organization and unique brand of family entertainment and baseball
featured so prominently for all sports fans to see,” says Ducks general
manager Michael Pfaff. “The bond shared by this team with its fans and the
community is a special one, and we’re proud to share and showcase that bond on
ESPN.com.”

The
article, written by ESPN.com columnist Jeff Pearlman, features the several former
Major Leaguers dotting this year’s Ducks roster. Players such as Damian Rolls, Edgardo
Alfonzo and Danny Graves share their thoughts on the experience of playing for
the Long Island Ducks, and their goals as they progress through their
professional baseball careers.

The Long
Island Ducks play their home games at

Citibank

Park
and are entering their eighth season of play in the Atlantic League of
Professional Baseball.

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