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Town team baseball, the thing to do

Monday, July 6th, 2009

By Bob Otto / Freelance Writer & Photographer

CANNON FALLS, MN – 49 years ago before major league baseball took root in the twin cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, town team baseball thrived in Minnesota.

And it still does. At least in the Cannon Valley region. Just ask Bill Winchell. The friendly announcer with a smooth voice that major league announcers would envy has been broadcasting and scoring games for the Cannon Falls Bears for over 15 years.

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