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Mud Hens 2014 season opener

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The sun makes a brief appearance.

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Members of the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department Honor Guard march the colors onto the field.

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Adam Goldberg makes a sculpted glass baseball kit at Gathered Art Gallery & Studios on Huron Street.

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Mike Hessman, left, and manager Larry Parrish discuss the lineup before the game.

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Audrey Mays, left, Dayton, and Cathy Trimble, Monclova, take a selfie near a Mud Hens yarn bomb on a pole near the stadium.

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The grounds crew spreads a drying agent on the batters box.

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Ed Gill cooks food at his Gilligan's food stand on Huron Street.

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Spectators head in to Fifth Third Field during a soggy opening day.

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Terrance Lewis, Toledo, enjoys an Italian sausage near the ballpark.

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Members of the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department Honor Guard march the colors onto the field.

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Connor Bacome, 10, Toledo, is bundled up as he watches the game.

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Members of the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department salute during the National Anthem.

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Spectators seek shelter from on the concourse.

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Toledo firefighter Mark Klemner throws out one of the first pitches.

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The turf crew keeps the field dry prior to the Toledo Mud Hens 2014 season opener.

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Stacy Bacome, Toledo, and her son Connor Bacome, 10, try to stay warm as they watch the Toledo Mud Hens.

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Toledo firefighter George Simko throws out one of the first pitches.

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John Scobie, Blissfield, looks for a free shirt with others during opening day festivities.

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Grace Hoye, 8, niece of fallen firefighter Stephen Machcinski, throws out one of the first pitches. Next to her is brother Brandon Hoye.

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Season ticket holder Nancie Meacham, Erie Township, Mich., bows for a moment of silence honoring fallen Toledo firefighters.

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Toledo Mud Hens first baseman Jordan Lennerton leads the team on to the field.

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Benjamin Nichols, 7, and Jacob Nichols, 10, Jackson, Mich., try to get a free shirt as they enjoy the game from behind home plate.

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The Toledo Firefighter Honor guard presents the colors.

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Jacob Nichols, 10, Jackson, Mich., watches from behind home plate.

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The Toledo Firefighter Honor guard presents the colors.

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The Toledo Mud Hens take a moment of silence in memory of the fallen Toledo firefighters.

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Dan Desmond, Local 92 president, and his son Devon Desmond sing the National Anthem prior to the Toledo Mud Hens 2014 season opener.

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Toledo Mud Hens designated hitter Ben Guez signs autographs for fans prior to the season opener.

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