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Last outs called on Hedlin’s Ballfield Saturday

Saturday was bright and sunny, a perfect day for a doubleheader plus extra innings at Hedlin’s Ballfield.

But for La Conner baseball fans, even that would not have been enough. The last inning has been played at a time-honored site and a local tradition is over.

Decades of memories fleetingly intersected with the exploits of today’s youth in the two and a half hours that breezed by much too quickly on the final day of action at the historic sports venue on Maple Avenue.

Well attended morning T-ball and coach-pitch games put a wrap on action at the beloved neighborhood ballyard, which has been...


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