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Lucille Johnson, left, and Virgie Murrell visit with mascot Muddonna in the Mud Hens suite at Fifth Third Field.

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Rick Kennedy and his son Braylen get their picture taken with retired baseball player Denny McLain before the Toledo Mud Hens' game against the Louisville Bats.

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Left to right: Larry Hefflinger and wife Denise Hefflinger of Napoleon, Larry Beck of New Zealand, along with Ruth Beck and Jay Beck of Archbold.

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Michael and Leigh Ann Spann, of Findlay, with their children Colton, 2, Madelyn, 9, and Ryleigh, 7, in the Key Bank Suite.

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Margaret Farkas and daughter Erin Farkas, of Port Clinton, in the PNC suite.

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Don and Sheila Heaston, of Toledo, enjoy the food in the BP-Husky Suite.

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Allan Funkhouser, of Tiffin, and his children Mathew, 14, and Emily, 19, in a suite they rented for a party.

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Fred and Theresa Piotrowski, of Toledo.

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Patrons enjoy a meal at The Bird Cage restaurant at Fifth Third Field.

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Fans mingle during the Toledo Mud Hen's game against the Louisville Bats.

THE BLADE/ZACK CONKLE
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Muddonna dances on the Toledo Mud Hens dugout.

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Eric Berg, Anna Mills and Emily Caskey.

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New Owens Community College President Mike Bower gets his autographed ball from Toledo Mud Hens pitcher Thad Weber, after throwing out a first pitch before a game against the Rochester Red Wings at Fifth Third Field.

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Muddy the Mud Hen dances for fans between innings as the Hens take on the Charlotte Knights.

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Curtis L. King, choir director for Tiffin Columbian High School, does the chicken dance during a Toledo Mud Hen's game against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.

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Toledo Mud Hens catcher Rob Brantly jokingly tells Mud Hens fan Karen Hammond, of Flat Rock, MI., to call him after she offered him a dollar as he danced during a rain delay before taking on the Lehigh Valley IronPigs at Fifth Third Field.

Blade/Andy Morrison

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Young fans bat around a large baseball during a delayed start to the Toledo Mud Hens Lehigh Valley IronPigs game.

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Motor City boxing champion Tommy Hearns, left, world champion Buster Douglas, and Ohio Supreme Court Justice Yvette McGee Brown visit as the Toledo Mud Hens host the Gwinnett Braves.

The Blade/Jetta Fraser
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BGSU head football coach Dave Clawson shakes hands with Toledo Mud Hens pitcher Thad Weber after throwing out a first pitch before the Hens take on the Louisville Bats.

Blade/Andy Morrison

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Staff Sgt. Ryan Doran, of the United States Marine Corps, throws out a first pitch as wife Alexa Doran watches before the Toledo Mud Hens play the Louisville Bats at Fifth Third Field. The Toledo couple were wed at home plate earlier in the day and were having their reception at the game.

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Fans get an up-close and personal look as Hens third baseman Justin Henry catches a pop fly during a game against Louisville.

Blade/Lori King

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