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Bruce 'Colonel' Wharram, from Sylvania, umps the game between Spiegel Grove Squires and the West Unity Athletics, during the Sylvania Cup Tournament.

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Vintage bats Circa the 1800's used during the Sylvania Cup Tournament.

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Joshua 'Speedy' Schmidt, from the Spiegel Grove Squires, races to first base before the ball during the Sylvania Cup Tournament.

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Jamie Smith, left, and her daughter Reese Smith, 5, from Fremont, take a break from watching their husband and father play baseball for the Spiegel Grove Squires.

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Lennie Rivera, left, laughs with West Unity Athletics teammate Shawn Sabins, right, during the Sylvania Cup Tournament.

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Spiegel Grove Squires Captain Jerry 'Wings' Wasserman looks out onto the field while his players are at bat during the Sylvania Cup Tournament.

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John 'Fly' Frey, from the Spiegel Grove Squires, teases a teammates kids while they play under an umbrella.

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Rick 'Sparky' Fuch's, left, from the Sylvania Cup Tournament, a vintage baseball tournament, hands out flyers about the events to Chuck's Softball Club members Brandon Hermes, of Bowling Green and Terry Broshious, right, of Maumee.

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Base balls in the 1860's were hand stitched with a one-piece leather cover.

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Earl 'Stockings' Bargerstock, from the Spiegel Grove Squires, runs home safely.

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Earl 'Stockings' Bargerstock, from the Spiegel Grove Squires, hits the ball during the Sylvania Cup Tournament.

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Sebastian 'Spoon' Judnich, 12, of Clinton Township, the bat boy for the Mt. Clemens Regulars, takes a break in between taking care of the equipment during the Sylvania Cup Tournament.

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Sebastian 'Spoon' Judnich, 12, of Clinton Township, the bat boy for the Mt. Clemens Regulars, takes care of the equipment during the Sylvania Cup Tournament.

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Kiel Miller, from the West Unity Athletics, tries to make it back to the base before the tag of Spiegel Grove Squires first baseman during the Sylvania Cup Tournament.

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Bruce 'Colonel' Wharram, from Sylvania, umps the game between Spiegel Grove Squires and the West Unity Athletics, during the Sylvania Cup Tournament.

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