Local Book Being Released – “Brothers At Bat: The True Story Of An All-Brother Baseball Team”
A children's book with a local flair is being released tomorrow at Barnes & Noble entitled "Brothers At Bat: The True Story Of An All-Brother Baseball Team". Read about this local true story and find out how to purchase the book!
"Brothers At Bat" is the true story of the Acerra family - an all-brother baseball team from Long Branch that played semi-pro ball in the late 1930's and 1940's. They were even honored by the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown!
Here is an official photograph of the Acerra team from the 1950s!
Were you aware of the Acerra brothers? Were you a part of an interesting bit of local history? Tell us your story!