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MLB In Sydney Deemed A Success With Near Sellouts, Big Atmosphere
Published March 23, 2014
Some D-Backs players "had to walk the last half mile" to the stadium ahead of Saturday's game "when one of the team buses had a flat tire" (AP, 3/22). The series' opening ceremonies "that were scratched Saturday because of thunderstorms and light rain were held before Sunday's game." The festivities included two Australian former MLBers, as Graeme Lloyd "threw the ceremonial first pitch" to Dave Nilsson (AP, 3/23).