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PHOTOS: Play Ball! Richfield Little League Teams Begin Their Season

Saturday was Opening Day for Richfield Little League as third- through seventh-graders play at Roosevelt Park.

Donned in new uniforms emblazoned with the names and logos of major league teams, Richfield Baseball, Inc. (RBI) players hit the field for Opening Day of the Little League season on Saturday morning at . 

The Majors—children in fifth, sixth and seventh grade—played first, with the Mets taking on the Giants, the Athletics versus the Rockies, the Brewers "hosting" the Pirates and the Tigers competing "at" the Orioles.

Then, the Minors—children in third and fourth grade—got their games in under continued sunny skies with eight games featuring such teams as the Twins, Angels, Diamondbacks, Nationals and Phillies as morning turned to afternoon.

For more information on RBI baseball, log on to richfieldbaseballinc.org.

ylsi May 10, 2011 at 02:28 PM
very nice, kids having fun and doing sports at the same time!!
Caitlin Burgess May 10, 2011 at 03:04 PM
I know! They're so cute aren't they?
Gordon Hanson May 10, 2011 at 05:20 PM
Great to see the photos of the opening of the Richfield Baseball Inc. season! Our son played with that association for seven years, and what a great program it is. Richfield youth baseball is the envy of neighboring communities, and the kids are turning out in big numbers. So much credit goes to the tremendous outpouring of leadership and volunteerism from parents and other community members. Dedicated people are doing a lot for the kids, and making Richfield a strong and vibrant family-friendly community. Now on to the opening of the Richfield Babe Ruth Baseball season for 13 to 15 year olds at Donaldson Park next Saturday!
Caitlin Burgess May 10, 2011 at 06:05 PM
I played on the city league softball when I was kid as well! Oakland A's for three straight years. Patch will be at Saturday's opener, too!

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