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Page Brake of Salt Lake City carries on long tradition in men’s fast pitch

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
The Page Brake men's fastpitch team has been in existence since the 1960s, and still goes strong today. Photo By BOB OTTO / 2013 NAFA World Series

The Page Brake men’s fastpitch team has been in existence since the 1960s, and still goes strong today. Photo By BOB OTTO / 2013 NAFA World Series

SALT LAKE CITY – Mention the name “Page Brake” in men’s fast pitch circles and most will say, sure I’ve heard of them, or I’ve seen them play, or what a great team.

But for those REALLY in the know, they will go a bit further in dishing out the accolades. For this Salt Lake City ball club has quite a legacy.

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Cole’s blast carries Page Brake to NAFA A-Major Gold Crown

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

PageBrake.team.photo.181webThe Page Brake from Salt Lake City swept through the NAFA A-Major Gold Division with a 5-0 record to claim the title with a 1-0 victory over Wabash Elite of Indiana, Sunday. Photo By BOB OTTO

URBANDALE, IOWA – Nick Cole wanted to ignite his team, set an example, and get off to quick start in the NAFA A-Major Gold Division championship.

He did all of that and more.

Cole led off the game with a home run, giving Page Brake of Salt Lake City a 1-0 lead. And that’s the only run Rob Black needed as he went the distance to shut out Wabash Elite of Indiana, 1-0, on Sunday afternoon.

“I wanted to set a tone for the guys to get them started,” said Cole a 24-year-old who plays the outfield. “This feels great. Winning always feels good.”

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