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Pfitzner Stadium hit by fire

A fire broke out at Pfitzner Stadium, home of the Potomac Nationals (High Class A; Carolina League), sending one employee to the hospital and damaging team offices. The fire was limited to the team’s second-floor administrative offices. At first a gas leak was reported to the local fire department, but by the time they arrived […]

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Handelsman, Wilderman on the mend

Good news out of North Carolina: Darrell Handelsman and Mark Wilderman of the Fayetteville SwampDogs (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League) are recovering after a gas-grill explosion at the ballpark. Team co-owner/GM/coach Handelsman, SwampDogs operations manager Mark Wilderman and intern Jonathan Wilson-Daughtner were hospitalized after a May 24 propane explosion at J.P. Riddle Stadium. A gas leak on a commercial-grade grill caused an explosion […]

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