[Editor's Note: Photos from Ralph Wilson, text by Caitlin Mazzola.]
They may not be advancing in the 2012 Little League World Series, but the ball players on Fairfield American have made their hometown proud.
Twitter was abuzz Tuesday with praise for the team after it was eliminated by Petaluma, Calif. in a 5-0 shutout.
#FairfieldAmerican wonderful run by 11 outstanding young men and 3 extraordinary coaches. Be proud hold your head high -- Hal Schwartz, RTM D-7 (@halrtm7)
Mananger Bill Meury to his team: "you guys put together the most memorable season in #FFLDAmerican history." He was spot on. -- Fairfield Conn. Sports editor Rich Pittera (@SportsFairfield)
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Congratulations on an impressive summer, Fairfield American.