Press Release

For Immediate Release: July 18, 2019

Echo Lake Park Baseball Field to be Named in Honor of Baseball Legend and Westfield Native Jeff Torborg

Union County Freeholder Vice Chairman Alexander Mirabella joined Union County baseball legend and Westfield native Jeff Torborg at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside to observe progress being made on a ballfield being named in his honor. Torborg, a former Major League player and standout at Westfield High School, also went on to serve as the manager for numerous teams, including the Cleveland Indians, the Chicago White Sox, the New York Mets, the Montreal Expos and the Florida Marlins. He also served as a coach with the Yankees. The field is expected to completed by early Fall, when a dedication event will be held. (Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)

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