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Record crowd shows up for opener

Ethan Marsh, left, and Trent Marsh box it out between innings Thursday night as part of a between-innings promotion.
Photos by Swikar Patel | The Journal Gazette
Johnny, the TinCaps’ mascot, and clear skies welcome fans to Parkview Field on Thursday night for the season opener. Thursday’s crowd of 8,577 was the largest ever at the ballpark.