Reunion For East Lake Dixie Youth And Knothole Baseball Players

Event Set For June 25th At Leon Haley Field

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

 The East Lake community has produced many good athletes and coaches and none more so than in the baseball arena. Most got their start on the diamonds at the East Lake Community Center, with some going on to play in the major leagues.

On June 25th a reunion for those players and coaches will be held at Leon Haley Field at the center located on Dodds Avenue. The event will go from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information contact Kenny Smith at (423) 290-5701. 



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Sports

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Breaking News

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Opinion

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