Flying Squirrels and Fireworks

A lovely night in Richmond, Va for a minor league baseball game. The new team in town is the Richmond Flying Squirrels. The Double-A farm team to the San Francisco Giants. The Bowie BaySox the Double-A affiliate to the Baltimore Orioles paid a visit to Richmond and it was fireworks night. A near sellout crowd saw a great game but the Baysox bested the Flying Squirrels 8-6. And fireworks after the game. I was more of a spectator than a photographer on this night but here are a few shots..

Welcome to the Nutt House, formerly the Diamond.

The squirrel

Flying Squirrels manager Andy Skeels exchanges lineup cards with Bowie BaySox batting coach Moe Hill

Flying Squirrels starting pitcher Felix Romero

Bowie BaySox starting pitcher Steve Johnson

Plenty of scouts on hand, its been awhile since I've seen a minor league game, I had forgotten how many scouts attend these games.

Only in a minor league park will you see the grounds crew dressed as a maid service.

Bowie BaySox win 8-6

Let the fireworks begin.

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      2010.08.23 Edited

      WOW!!! Love the colors and clarity...and you ended this set with a bang...SUPERB :))