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By Gini Davis
The Creswell Chronicle 

Vandals strike Babe Ruth baseball batting cage


May 9, 2019

Photo Provided/Chris Pelham

The support poles at the back of a new batting cage used by Creswell Babe Ruth Baseball teams were bent during an act of vandalism over Easter weekend.

About 95 local youth ranging in age from five to 15, their coaches and supporters were dealt a blow over Easter weekend when a new batting cage purchased with funds donated to the Creswell Babe Ruth baseball program was vandalized.

The batting cage, located on the practice field between Creslane Elementary and the high school, cost an estimated $2,000. It was installed the first week of April and was found vandalized on April 22, impacting seven local Babe Ruth teams.

"These are the kind of kids who want to play baseball five to seven days a week, and our volunteer coaches put 40-plus hours...

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