It’s A Hit


The Rockdale Youth Baseball League threw out its first pitch Saturday on a perfect day for baseball and at the same time introduced a complete overhaul of team names which borrowed the most unusual mascots from minor league teams all over the country. Instead of the usual Cardinals, Braves and Mets, team uniforms bore the logos of the Mudcats, River Dogs, Lugnuts, Hooks, Rock Hounds and the Timber Rattlers just to name a few. The new nicknames were a hit with both players and fans. Above, the Durham Bulls’ Jayce Robinson smacks a single on the first at-bat of the day while Carson King of the Red Wings wears the catcher’s tools behind the plate in a machinepitch contest. For more photos, turn to page 6C. Reporter/Bill Martin Reporter/Bill Martin The Rockdale Youth Baseball League threw out its first pitch Saturday on a perfect day for baseball and at the same time introduced a complete overhaul of team names which borrowed the most unusual mascots from minor league teams all over the country. Instead of the usual Cardinals, Braves and Mets, team uniforms bore the logos of the Mudcats, River Dogs, Lugnuts, Hooks, Rock Hounds and the Timber Rattlers just to name a few. The new nicknames were a hit with both players and fans. Above, the Durham Bulls’ Jayce Robinson smacks a single on the first at-bat of the day while Carson King of the Red Wings wears the catcher’s tools behind the plate in a machinepitch contest. For more photos, turn to page 6C. Reporter/Bill Martin Reporter/Bill Martin


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