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Baseball returning to Pullman

June 3, 2020 Digital Media Exclusive

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No rallies, great defensive plays or big strikeouts on the field.

No laughter, cheers or jeers in the stands.

Michelle Krill Memorial Field at Historic Pullman Park has sat empty for the last 2 months, a time of the year when it usually bustles with activity.

That's about to change.

With the announcement last week that Butler County will move into the green phase Friday, loosening the social-distancing restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pullman Park will soon welcome back baseball and its fans.

Dean Selfridge, the director of operations for the park, said the scheduling of games is very fluid right now. Leagues that originally had games scheduled for the venue in May had to postpone them. They are now contemplating a shorter season or scrambling to find open dates to make up the postponed games.

This is an excerpt from a larger article that appeared in Wednesday's Butler Eagle. Subscribe online or in print to read the full article to find out how the park plans to operate during the pandemic.

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