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Amanda Dunn, 12, runs with baseball buddy Jessica (Credit: Alexi Knock)

Amanda Dunn, 12, runs with baseball buddy Jessica Realmuto, 19, during the Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree at John J. Burns Town Park in Massapequa. (Oct. 14, 2012)

2nd annual Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree

Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree included 25 special needs teams from across the region.

Alexander Lehat, 5, celebrates a run with buddy
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Alexander Lehat, 5, celebrates a run with buddy Tommy Farley, 13, during the Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree in Massapequa. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Amanda Dunn, 12, runs with baseball buddy Jessica
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Amanda Dunn, 12, runs with baseball buddy Jessica Realmuto, 19, during the Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree at John J. Burns Town Park in Massapequa. (Oct. 14, 2012)

A volunteer helps Joshua Ortiz, 17, of Massapequa
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

A volunteer helps Joshua Ortiz, 17, of Massapequa Challengers get across the field at the Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree in Massapequa. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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A player from the Merillon Challengers and his
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

A player from the Merillon Challengers and his volunteer partner get ready for the pitch at Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree in Massapequa. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Sinclair Dengate, 12, throws her sister Haily, 10,
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Sinclair Dengate, 12, throws her sister Haily, 10, a baseball during the Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree at John J. Burns Town Park in Massapequa. (Oct. 14, 2012)

John Venditto, Oyster Bay Town supervisor, with Alexander
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

John Venditto, Oyster Bay Town supervisor, with Alexander Lehat, 5, and his father, Douglas Lehat, at the Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree in Massapequa. (Oct. 14,

Members of the East Meadow and Sachem teams
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Members of the East Meadow and Sachem teams high-five at the Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree at John J. Burns Town Park in Massapequa. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Zach Munisteri, of the East Meadow Challengers, waits
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Zach Munisteri, of the East Meadow Challengers, waits for the ball at the Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree at John J. Burns Park in Massapequa. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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Daniel Van Nostrand, 24, and Freddy Cook, 27,
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Daniel Van Nostrand, 24, and Freddy Cook, 27, celebrate after a run at the Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree in Massapequa. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Andrew Peck, 16, of the East Meadow Challengers,
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Andrew Peck, 16, of the East Meadow Challengers, hits the ball during the Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree at John J. Burns Town Park in Massapequa. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Lane Kerner, 25, of the Massapequa Challengers, pitches
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

Lane Kerner, 25, of the Massapequa Challengers, pitches during Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree at John J. Burns Park in Massapequa. (Oct. 14, 2012)

The Long Island Bombers, a team that uses
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

The Long Island Bombers, a team that uses a beeping ball for its visually impaired members, played an exhibition game at the Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree in Massapequa. (Oct. 14, 2012)

The East Meadow Little League Challenger team cheered
(Credit: Alexi Knock)

The East Meadow Little League Challenger team cheered during the Long Island Challenger Baseball Jamboree at John J. Burns Park in Massapequa. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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