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New Dog Statues Replace Vandalized Babe

NewBridge Bank Park, home of the Single-A Greensboro Grasshoppers (South Atlantic League), has its canine groove back.  Two new black Labrador retriever statues were unveiled near the entrance of the ballpark to replace the Miss Babe Ruth statute that was vandalized and stolen.  The new Miss Babe Ruth and Master Yogi Berra statues represent the two beloved black labs that are part Continue reading

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Grasshoppers Bat Dog Statue Stolen (UPDATED)

A statue of the Single-A Greensboro Grasshoppers bat dog mascot Miss Babe Ruth was stolen from the team’s ballpark.  Babe was bolted down in four inches of concrete, so it wasn’t a simple grab and run.  Read more here.  UPDATED:  The statue has been recovered from a 25-year-old knucklehead.  Because a replacment had already been ordered, the Grosshoppers will offer old, broken Babe on eBay.  Read more here.

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