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Contibuted photo The Alexandria Legion baseball team (above) had a little extra incentive to pull off the upset against top-ranked Eden Prairie in the Gopher Classic last weekend. While checking out of the Residence Inn hotel in Eden Prairie, the man at the front desk asked them who they played that day. When he was told Eden Prairie he responded by joking that they had no chance against the Eagles and if they won he would personally buy them all one more night's stay at the hotel. The team returned to ...

Legion baseball: Alexandria upends No. 1 ranked Eden Prairie

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The Fat Daddy's Alexandria American Legion baseball team enters every summer knowing it will have its chances to beat some good opponents with the schedule it plays.


That was definitely the case at the annual Gopher Baseball Classic in Eden Prairie this past weekend. Alexandria got its chance at the best team in Minnesota in the tournament finale and Colin Erickson showed off his arm with a dominating performance in a 1-0 win over Eden Prairie.

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