Elida plans 40th anniversary events for baseball state champs


By Staff Reports - sports@limanews.com



ELIDA — The Elida Diamond Dogs Booster Group will honor the 40th anniversary of Elida’s 1976 state baseball championship team on Saturday, April 16 at Ed Sandy Field in Elida.

The day’s events include a welcome at 9 a.m., brunch in the middle school commons at 9:30 a.m. with stories from the 1976 team’s players and coaches, an unveiling of the 1976 state championship paver and plaques for Ed Sandy and Dick Prince at 11:15 a.m., an on-field recognition at 11:50 a.m. and then a doubleheader against Spencerville starting at noon.

Players and coaches from 1976 are asked to RSVP by April 9 via the Facebook page at http://j.mp/1MaWJcy or by calling Randy Prince at 419-236-1115, Todd Grapner at 419-302-2056 or Mark Miller at 419-235-0033.

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By Staff Reports

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