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October 18, 2012

A dearth of baseball fields

Bresnahan School construction will eliminate one of city's only diamonds

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If a field does not materialize between now and the spring, things could get expensive for the city with teams that would normally walk across the street having to charter buses to go out of town to practice and play.

“If nothing happens, we probably won’t have a freshman baseball team,” predicted Daigle. “We’re going to have to combine (freshmen and JV) because we’re just not going to have the time and space for the players. Either that or the freshman team and the JV team are going to be on the road every single game. They’ll have to be on a bus traveling every single game.”

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