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Baseball: No more 'rocket launchers' in DCL

Baseball league opens Sunday with players having to use wood bats

11:47 PM, May 10, 2013
Kolberg's Travis LeRoy and all players in the Door County League will be using wood bats this season.
Kolberg's Travis LeRoy and all players in the Door County League will be using wood bats this season.
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Door County League baseball games could be less explosive this season.

The normally high-scoring league, which kicks off another season Sunday, has switched from aluminum bats to wood bats with hopes of bringing the game more in line with traditional baseball, reducing the length of games and protecting the players.

"I'm really excited about it," said Stewart Larsen, who plays for the Sister Bay Bays and is one of the league's best hitters. "It's going to make a huge, huge difference in terms of the way the game is played. It's going to put more emphasis on defense and pitching, which I like." ...

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