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Inseparable: Little League, Toms River

The town from New Jersey is back where it believes it belongs: in Williamsport

Originally Published: August 20, 2010
By Mark Kreidler | Special to ESPN.com

Walking across a parking lot in Toms River, N.J., a couple of years ago, a baseball player named Pauly Schifilliti heard a familiar voice calling out to him from several parking spaces away. Seeing the father of a friend approaching, Pauly stopped to chat.

"Hey!" the man said, drawing closer. "You gonna get that trophy for us this year? We've been waiting, y'know."

Schifilliti wasn't sure how to answer. For one thing, his team's offense had been a little up and down lately. For ...

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