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Field of wiffle ball dreams

If Yankee Stadium was the house that Ruth built, then a little outdoor ice rink in Eagan is the house that Truck built. Because Pat "Truck" Moriarty is the father of adult Wiffle Ball in Minnesota.

Chris "Hardball" Matthews, with the Reds, threw a pitch to the Orioles' Jon "Birdman" Lorenzen, during the second game of a double header at Sky Hill Park.
Mat Peisert, playing for his team, the "Reds", hit the ball to deep left field against the "Orioles" during the second game of an evening double header Thursday at Sky Hill Park in Eagan.
The Reds Chris "Hardball" Matthews cracked open a beer as the Orioles' Levi "Yo Mama" Anderson watched the second of Thursday night's double header games against the Reds.
Richard "Pooh Bear" Crabb lost his footing and fell into the wall as he rounded third base on his way to scoring a run against the Orioles during the second game of Thursday night's double header.
Pat "Truck" Moriarty laughed with Brad Adam, of Coon Rapids, as Moriarty stopped by Sky Hill Park to watch a bit of Thursday night's double header games in Eagan. They've been friends for about ten years.
Two wiffle ball games were played concurrently in the hockey rink area at Sky Hill Park in Eagan Thursday.
Richard "Pooh Bear" Crabb, of Lakeville, hit the ball against the Orioles Thursday night.
Richard "Pooh Bear" Crabb, of Lakeville, grabbed a wiffle ball bat before hitting against the Orioles during the second game of a double header Thursday night.
Steve "Palpatine" Paynes, with the Reds, high fived teammates after hitting one of multiple home runs Thursday night against the Orioles.
Lindsay Crabb, of Lakeville, kept track of stats as she watched Thursday night's double header between the Orioles and the Reds.
Chris "Hardball" Matthews stopped to check in on his partner, Kristi Holmstrom, as she watched Thursday night's double header against the Orioles.
Pat "Truck" Moriarty stood for a portrait as a wiffle ball double header went on behind him at Sky Hill Park in Eagan.