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Two Years After Fire, New Tink Larson Field Readies for Debut

More than two years after a fire destroyed the 1938-era structure, the revamped Tink Larson Community Field in Waseca (MN) is nearing its grand re-opening.  Read more and see photo here.  See photo of old ballpark here.  See fire photo here.

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Coach Tink Larson Mourns Historic Waseca Ballpark Destroyed by Fire, Looks to Future

Waseca HS Blue JaysTink Larson Field in Waseca (MN), one of Minnesota’s great baseball treasures, was destroyed by fire last week.  Many of the seats in the vintage 1938 wooden grandstand were transplanted from old Metropolitan Stadium, the former home of the Minnesota Twins.  Read more and view photos and video here. Read update and more about Coach Tink Larson here.

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Johns Hopkins Raising Funds for Renovating Ballpark

Johns Hopkins University Baseball LogoJohns Hopkins University in Baltimore (MD) is in the process of raising approximately $4.2 million to improve its baseball facility.  The new home for the Blue Jays will include an artificial turf field, new dugouts, a 290-seat grandstand and press box, and a plaza area with permanent restrooms and concessions.  Read more and view rendering here.

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