Mets honor Staten Island Little League team in pregame ceremony

FLUSHING, Queens (WABC) -- The Staten Island team that made it to the Little League World Series was honored Sunday, as the New York Mets welcomed them back home.

The Little :Leaguers had a chance to take batting practice with the Mets at CitiField, meet the players and coaches, and have lunch at the ballpark.

They then took part in a pregame ceremony before the Mets game against the Nationals.

The Staten Island team returned this past week from Pennsylvania after falling in the semifinals in the US bracket of the Little League World Series.

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