Mel’s Sports History: Willie Putnam Memorial Tournament

Mel's Sport History: Willie Putnam Memorial Tournament

PHILADELPHIA, N.Y. (WWNY) - Summer is usually the time of year for baseball tournaments. This year may be different because of COVID-19.

While the Joel Davis Memorial Tournament is taking a foothold on the north country landscape, another tournament is now just a sweet memory.

The Willie Putnam Memorial Baseball Tournament ran for 36 years in the north country before ending in 2018.

Many young ballplayers grew up playing in the event.

In this history lesson, Mel takes a look back at a great event.

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