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David Betts Double Play Diamond

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Joy and John Betts honor their son David Betts during the ground-breaking ceremony for the indoor David Betts Double Play Diamond in Bryan, Ohio.

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John Betts honors his son David Betts, former Bluffton baseball player, during the ground-breaking ceremony for the indoor baseball diamond in David's name.

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Members of the Bryan, Ohio, community turned out to honor David Betts. Betts was a Bryan High School graduate and baseball player.

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Joy and John Betts discuss their son David, an avid baseball fan and player, who died in the 2007 crash in Atlanta, Ga., along with four other members of the Bluffton University baseball team.

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Joy and John Betts prepare to break ground for the indoor David Betts Double Play Diamond named in honor of their son.

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Dozens of people, including Bryan residents and the current Bryan High School baseball team, at right in hats, attend the ground-breaking ceremony.

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Jason Hug, 16, left, a Bryan High School baseball player, shakes hands with John Betts, father of David Betts. Mr. Betts' wife Joy and daughter Sarah Betts look on.

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John Betts, father of former Bluffton and Bryan baseball player David Betts, explains the design of the new indoor baseball diamond named in his son's honor.

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David-Betts-memorabilia

Photos and memorabilia of former Bryan High School baseball player David Betts, who died in the 2007 bus crash involving the Bluffton University baseball team in Atlanta, Ga., are displayed at the site of the future David Betts Double Play Diamond.

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Bryan Chamber of Commerce director Dan Yahraus, left, comforts an emotional John Betts during the ceremony for the indoor David Betts Double Play Diamond, dedicated in honor of Mr. Betts' son who died in 2007.

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A soggy farm field will be replaced by the indoor David Betts Double Play Diamond in Bryan, Ohio.

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