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Green Bay Bullfrogs Unexpected Surprise in College Summer League Baseball Play

Published by on August 16, 2012

On a recent media trip to Green Bay to visit the NFL Packers' training camp, I had the opportunity to go to a college summer league baseball game. To be honest, I didn't even know such leagues existed, as they are rare in the Deep South, where I live.

The Green Bay Bullfrogs play in a league that goes all the way up to Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. The night I visited their ballpark, they were playing the Battle Creek Bombers.

This is baseball at its purest: the American pastime played by college kids who really want to improve their game and live out their dreams. Everyone there was having a good time: the players, coaches and fans.

The home team won the game, 5-2, but everyone was a winner that night. I spoke to players on the visiting team that lost, and they were very happy to have a chance to showcase their talent and have fun all summer long.

The league ended play this past weekend. They have a 72-game schedule that lasts from late May through mid-August, when the players must return to their respective college teams for fall classes and practices.

The Bullfrogs play in a stadi...

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