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T-Town Turns Out for Mud Hens Opener

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Isaac Monnin, 8, along with his father Randy Monnin, of Sylvania, Rick Monnin, Randy's brother, of Sylvania Township, and his daughter Kristy Monnin, 12, cheer at the Mud Hens players are introduced during the Mud Hens home opener at Fifth Third Field.

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Clete Thomas greets his Mud Hens teammates during player introductions.

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Toledo Mud Hens players, left, and Columbus Clippers players, right, line the field during the National Anthem.

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Miss Ohio Becky Minger, a Sylvania native, sings the National Anthem at Fifth Third Field.

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Sasha Turner pours sauce on a gyro sandwich during the Mud Hens home opener at Fifth Third Field.

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Hot dogs at a concession stand are ready for the fans during the Mud Hens home opener at Fifth Third Field in Toledo.

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Toledo mascot Muddy entertains fans during the Mud Hens home opener.

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Sisters Leslie Zazula, left, Emily Zazula, center, and Natalie Zazula, right, try to get the attention of Mud Hens players prior to the Mud Hens home opener.

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George Clark, left, photographs his sister Jessica Clark, of Chelsea, Michigan, posing with Toledo Mud Hens player Andy Dirks.

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Liz Geha of Sylvania, takes in the action during the Mud Hens home opener at Fifth Third Field. She said the players look great in baseball uniforms.

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Marie Vischer, left, and Steve Ramirez, right, both of Toledo, lead a group of dancing fans outside Fifth Third Field.

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Staff Sgt. Tim Fiordaliso representing the 180th Fighter Wing Command Post, the 2010 Air National Guard Command Post of the Year, throws out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the Mud Hens home opener at Fifth Third Field.

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Jeff Turner a senior broker with Fifth Third Securities, throws out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the Mud Hens home opener at Fifth Third Field.

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A cotton candy vendor makes his way through the stands at Fifth Third Field.

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Mud Hens player Clete Thomas wears his glove on his head as he signs autographs for fans.

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Pat Martinez and Vicki Myers of Toledo enjoy themselves in a picnic table area at Fifth Third Field for the Mud Hens home opener.

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Butch Irwin of Perrysburg takes a bite of a bratwurst sandwich drawing a laugh from David Douglas of Maumee, as they tailgate outside Fifth Third Field.

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Fans watch the Mud Hens home opener through the fence outside Fifth Third Field.

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