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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Time to play ball

Flomaton's youth baseball, softball season kicks off


April 11, 2019

Joe Thomas

Players gear up for opening day. For more photos see our Photo Gallery.

Youth baseball and softball kicked off its 2019 season Saturday in Flomaton with a full day of games designed to not only begin the season but to serve as a fundraiser to make money to pay umpires and cover other expenses.

John Fowler, president of Flomaton's Cal Ripken League, said Flomaton had 142 children ages 4 to 12 sign up for this year's season, which will run through the end of May.

"We had a great turnout Saturday," Fowler said. "People were at the park all day long."

Flomaton has four T-ball teams for children ages 4 to 6; two boys machine pitch teams for children ages 7 and 8; on...

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