New summer collegiate baseball league begins play Tuesday

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — Beginning Tuesday, you’ll hear the crack of a wood baseball bat whacking a horsehide ball in the sunshine, as God intended.The Mountain West Summer Collegiate Wood Bat Baseball League opens league play with six teams packed with college players from around the country, representing six Colorado communities including Vail and Eagle/Gypsum.A few of them still need a place to stay, preferably indoors.“We are hoping to place players with families who have young children currently playing baseball in local leagues in each of these communities,” said Joseph LeFebre, league commissioner. “We expect these college players to be significant …

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