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Manny Hudnall got help while waiting at second base in his wheelchair from three players on the Woodbury Royals 10AA baseball team. The Royals were helping Hudnall's East Metro Miracle League team. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)

Playing ball: Miracle Leaguers take the field

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With parents and fellow players encouraging him, Sam Blomquist stands at home plate, eyes squinted because of the evening’s low sun but trained on the ball being lobbed his way.


After a few hard swings, Sam squares up, waits for the pitch and then connects for a bouncing grounder that heads toward right field.

Sam tosses his bat and hustles to first base as the parents and players cheer him on.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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