Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
Photo by Nick Wenning
Grand Lake Mariners catcher Matt Poland hugs host mom Ami Boley, while host dad, Larry (back), watches during the team's honoring of host parents during Saturday's game with Lima. The majority of players stay with host families during their two-month tenure with the Mariners, with some host families having housed players for many years.
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Every summer since 1990, area families have invited Grand Lake Mariners players into their homes to stay. Some families are first-timers while others have been at it for more than decade. Though there have been both good and ba . . .
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