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Tribune photo by Rand Middleton Former Minnesota Twins shortstop Greg Gagne addresses the crowd moments before throwing out the first pitch Wednesday at Bill Taunton Stadium.

Baseball brings Gagne trying times, Series titles


WILLMAR — As a high-schooler in Somerset, Mass., Greg Gagne faced the decision like many Northwoods League players do, on whether to go to college or go into professional baseball.

Gagne, who was drafted in the 5th round by the New York Yankees in 1979, chose the pros.

He said the decision came down to him not knowing what he wanted to do in college.

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Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster covers the Willmar Stingers and other area sports, as well as laying out the daily sports section cover for the West Central Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @benbrewster.

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