The Old Timers Association wanted to see baseball the way they played in the old days...wooden bats for all levels. The Old Timers bought the Junior Pioneers some lumber sticks for the upcoming AAABA Tournament. They purchased the bats for the seniors too, for a Fourth of July tournament. So, everyone decided to use the wood to build some memories that won't soon grow old.
It's the crack of the bat that baseball fans have associated with America's game ever since it was played...
New Lumber Wakes Junior Pioneers From Losing Slumber.
Using wood bats rather than the usual aluminum ones, the Junior Pioneers beat the Senior Pioneers for the first time in years, 4-3 in 10 innings at Gant Municipal Stadium. The Seniors had won this season's first three contests between the historic rivals. Tune in Thursday at 6pm on W-H-I-Z as Adam Kuperstein takes a closer look at the "Wood-bat Ballgame" between the Seniors and Juniors.
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Enough of one for them to make a change.
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