“In the spring,” the poet Tennyson wrote, “a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” With apologies to the poet … thoughts turn happily in spring to Muckdogs baseball for local fans. Season and flex ticket books already are on sale as Dwyer Stadium prepares for a new and improved season of great New York-Penn League baseball in Batavia.
This is the 80th season in Batavia for short-season Class A Minor League Baseball. It’s a season that wasn’t as certain as spring, but it is surely as welcome to those who love the sport. This season comes thanks to the signing of a two-year extension by the Minor League affiliate of the Miami Marlins to keep professional baseball in