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Mud Hens’ Mike Hessman breaks IL home run record
Toledo Mud Hens third baseman Mike Hessman hit homerun number 259 over the left-field wall at Victory Field in Indianapolis landing him in the history book for all-time home runs in the International League. Hessman broke Ollie Carnegie's record, who hit 258 home runs with Buffalo between 1931 and 1941, and 1945.

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Everything about Coach Don "Chopper" Schmeltz’ Pemberville Freedom Post 183 American Legion baseball team is elite, including the coaches.

That includes Schmeltz, his assistant, former Northwood head coach Dave Russell, and another assistant, Eastwood alum Thomas Schmeltz.

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Mike Blazevich is in a good mood on this Tuesday evening, for three reasons.

First, he got to play golf with his girlfriend at Maumee Bay. Second, it’s a beautiful night. Third, he shot in the 80s.

Not bad for a 20-year-old whose sport of choice is college football. The Cardinal Stritch grad, now a 6-foot, 195-pound sophomore free safety at the University of Toledo, has been working his way up the depth chart on defense after the Rockets redshirted him in 2012.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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