NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) -
The Goodwill Series has been around since 1983, allowing boys ages 13 to 18 to play baseball internationally.
Now four local high school boys have been selected to join the American team. Channel 3 talks with them about their upcoming trip to Australia and New Zealand.
They may be rivals in Connecticut, but in a few weeks these four boys will be putting away their Plainville and New Britain high school baseball jerseys to become teammates.
"It's like an opportunity that not a lot of kids are able to do have,” New Britain Junior Danniel Rivera said. “For s to have it, it's a blessing. It's a blessing honestly."
Dylan Morrell and Nathan Michalek from Plainville and William Homar and Rivera From New Britain were selected to join the Goodwill Series American Baseball Team. It is a team made up of players from across the United States.