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Thawing Out Fifth Third Field

Toledo Mud Hens grounds crew preparing Fifth Third Field for next month's season opener. Photos courtesy of Andrew Weber Photography. www.andrewjweber.com

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    Toledo Mud Hens sports turf manager Jake Tyler inside of the tarp to help melt the snow. Photo courtesy of Andrew Weber Photography
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    Toledo Mud Hens sports turf manager Jake Tyler checks the grass after the snow melted away. Photo courtesy of Andrew Weber Photography
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    Tubes carrying the hot air into the tarp. Photo courtesy of Andrew Weber Photography
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    General view of the giant diesel heater. Photo courtesy of Andrew Weber Photography
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    Assistant sports turf manager Cory Meyers refills the heater with diesel fuel. Photo courtesy of Andrew Weber Photography
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    Sports turf manager Jake Tyler uses a John Deere tractor to move snow from the infield. Photos courtesy of Andrew Weber Photography
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    General view of Fifth Third Field with the tarp covering the infield, which is keeping the heat inside to melt the snow. Photo courtesy of Andrew Weber Photography
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    General view of Fifth Third Field with the tarp covering the infield, which is keeping the heat inside to melt the snow. Photo courtesy of Andrew Weber Photography
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    Photos courtesy of Andrew Weber Photography