From Pittsford to the pros: Player makes his way home to play the Red Wings

June 14, 2019 11:33 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The Red Wings faced the Charlotte Knights Friday. 

It was a might full of fireworks, and for one Pittsford native, a night of family.

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Danny Mendick is a Pittsford native who got to play professional baseball in his hometown for the first time Friday. And of course, he had a team of support from his family who watched him play, including his grandfather Bill Mendick who has had Red Wings season tickets for the last 71 years.

Watch the video above for highlights of the game where the Wings grasp a 7-6 win over the Knights. 


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