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‘Play Ball!’ – Summer Campers Enjoy Road Trip to Minor-League Game

Camp ESCAPE meets Champ, one of the RailRiders' photogenic mascots.
Camp ESCAPE meets Champ, one of the RailRiders’ photogenic mascots.
From left, campers Jake Belford, Beckett Gilmour and Tyler Gilbert show off their prized souvenirs: foul balls caught during Wednesday's game.
From left, campers Jake Belford, Beckett Gilmour and Tyler Gilbert show off their prized souvenirs: foul balls caught during Wednesday’s game.

The weather was hot (and the game even hotter) as Camp ESCAPE traveled to PNC Park in Moosic for the afternoon half of a Wednesday doubleheader between the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders and the Charlotte Knights. The RailRiders won the game, 7-2, and tallied more than 10 hits – which meant Red Robin coupons for the entire crowd.  The restaurant’s jingle, played over and over again, had campers eagerly yelling “Yummm” with every RailRider hit!
Photos by Jeremy R. Bottorf, coordinator of intramural sports and campus recreation

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