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Updated: 11/06/2013 08:00:03AM

Dixie Baseball looks to city to expand field

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PHOTO BY STEVE STEINER


With Erin Clements (left) listening, Jennifer Walker makes a presentation to City Commissioners on behalf of Bartow Dixie League Inc., seeking approval to make a modification to one of the ballfields. If OK'd, youth in the 13-14 age bracket will not have to play games at Field 555, which is several miles away.

By STEVE STEINER

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Representatives from Bartow Dixie Baseball were literally swinging for the fences when they made their pitch to City Commissioners during the latter’s work session held Monday, Nov. 4.

The organization wants the OK to enlarge Baseball Field No. 4, which is located in the upper northeast quadrant of the George Pittas Complex and abuts a portion of Mosaic Park. (To get an idea of what area that is, take a circle and divide it into quarters. The upper right-hand quarter is where field No. 4 would be.)

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