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From Mudhens bat boy to pro pitcher - Edlefsen makes his major league debut

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Twenty-two years ago, the movie "Field of Dreams" hit the big screen. Its popularity led one Twin Cities newspaper to feature one of the area's own field of dreams - the home of the Miesville Mudhens.


A 4-year-old boy was pictured in the article. He was Stephen Edlefsen, the team's bat boy. His father, Brad Edlefsen, was a pitcher for the Mudhens, so it's no surprise Stephen got involved.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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