Play Ball! Grafton Fastball League Opens New Season

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You’ll be able to catch men’s fastball every Wednesday night throughout the summer at the diamonds in Grafton.
The opening game of the new Grafton Fastball League was played this week, with the Beer Hunters and Merchants battling to a 7-7 tie.
Organized by Frank Groves and Doug McNairn, the league was previously based in Colborne, but has relocated to Grafton. COVID restrictions sidelined the league for a couple of seasons and, in addition, longtime organizer Alex Rutherford passed away in December of 2020.
There are just three teams this year – the other is the Cruzers – but Groves said the league hopes to add more players and teams next season.
SCHEDULE
June 8
Merchants 7 Beer Hunters 7
June 15
Beer Hunters vs Cruzers, 8 p.m.
June 22
Cruzers vs Merchants, 8 p.m.
June 29
Beer Hunters vs Merchants, 6:30 p.m.
Cruzers vs Beer Hunters, 8:15 p.m.
July 6
Beer Hunters vs Cruzers, 6:30 p.m.
Cruzers vs Merchants, 8:15 p.m.
July 13
Merchants vs Cruzers, 6:30 p.m.
Merchants vs Beer Hunters, 8:15 p.m.
July 20
Beer Hunters vs Merchants, 8 p.m.
July 27
Cruzers vs Beer Hunters, 6:30 p.m.
Merchants vs Beer Hunters, 8 p.m.
Aug. 3
Beer Hunters vs Merchants, 6:30 p.m.
Merchants vs Cruzers,  8:15 p.m.
Aug. 10
Cruzers vs Merchants, 6:30 p.m.
Beer Hunters vs Cruzers, 8:15 p.m.
Aug. 17
Open
Aug. 24
Cruzers vs Beer Hunters, 6:30 p.m.
Merchants vs Cruzers, 8:15 p.m.
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