Summer Basketball League Remembers Two Deceased Players

Saltonstall Park – On Thursday August 4th, approximately 200 current and former members of the Watertown Recreation Summer Basketball League, family and friends came to honor the memory of two recently deceased members of our league through the dedication of a granite bench named in their memory.

David Timperio and Kenny Vincent grew up in Watertown, were long time members of the Watertown Men’s Summer Basketball League, both passed away suddenly and unexpectedly. Kenny and Dave were great family men, active in their community, well respected and well liked. Each made their mark in the Watertown Men’s Summer League for an extended time period, Kenny for the Finnegan Club and Dave for the Wire.

During the formal presentation, current Recreation Director Peter Centola, also look to the time to capture the unique and special community of this prestigious basketball league, one of the finest and longest running outdoor basketball leagues in New England, and to recognize some key contributors over the league’s close to 50 years of existence.

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Produced by Ashley Hardy
Article by the Watertown Recreation Department
Filmed on August 4, 2016

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