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Lew Ford Returns To New Britain A Different Man Than He Was Years Ago

Lew Ford Returns To New Britain A Different Man Than He Was Years Ago

Former Major League Baseball player Lew Ford has played all over the world. He spent two seasons in New Britain playing for the Rock Cats early in his career, but has also spent time in Florida, Edmonton, Japan, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Mexico and of course a few years for the Twins in Minnesota.

Ford has played at all levels in different countries, but his winding journey as he lives out his childhood dream of playing professional baseball for a living led him back to New Britain this week.

“I just took the opportunities that came up and tried to enjoy the time I had at different places,” said Ford, a fan favorite as a Rock Cat who now plays for the Long Island...

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