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Local legend honored with dedication of Rossford baseball diamond

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Local baseball legend Jerry Baumgartner was honored Saturday. The baseball diamond at Rossford Schools was rededicated in his honor.

He was the high school varsity coach at Rossford from 1969 to 1993, with his teams winning more than 350 games, four district championships and 12 sectional championships.

Former player Kevin Weaks said, "He really fostered a sense of family and addressed fundamentals and really made it feel like it was one big baseball family and he was like our baseball dad."

The coach also taught math at Rossford High for 31 years and coached basketball, football and bowling.
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