The Cincinnati Reds will honor the championship team at Saturday’s game, Moeller said.
Star pitcher J.J. Vogel told the audience, “I just want to say thank you for the support and everybody who’s followed our journey” and watched the team on television.
J.J. Vogel thanked the fans for their support at Wednesday's Hamilton City Council meeting. PROVIDED
The proclamation praised the team as the third Ohio team to ever reach the semifinals (and first since 1974).
After the ceremony, each council member shook hands with all of the players. “Thanks for doing Hamilton proud,” Council Member Tim Naab told them.
Hamilton, here is your Little League World Championship finalist team. PROVIDED
WEST SIDE LITTLE LEAGUE DAYS
Here are days each player or coach will be honored:
Chase Moak, today, Sept. 23; Gage Maggard, Friday, Sept. 24; Cooper Clay, Saturday, Sept. 25; Brady Baumann, Sunday, Sept. 26; Krew Brown, Monday, Sept. 27; Levi Smith, Tuesday, Sept. 28; Kaleb Harden, Wednesday, Sept. 29; Gavin Saylor, Thursday, Sept. 30; Maddox Jones, Friday, Oct. 1; Tyler Donges, Saturday, Oct. 2; Noah Davidson, Sunday, Oct. 3; Chance Retherford, Monday, Oct. 4; J.J. Vogel, Tuesday, Oct. 5; Cooper Oden, Wednesday, Oct. 6; Manager Ken Coomer, Thursday, Oct. 7; Coach Danny Adams, Friday, Oct. 8; and Coach Chris Craft, Saturday, Oct. 9.