It is a great day for a spring game at a Metro Nashville ballpark

"I see great things in baseball. It's our game — the American game. It will take our people out-of-doors, fill them with oxygen, give them a larger physical stoicism. Tend to relieve us from being a nervous, dyspeptic set. Repair these losses, and be a blessing to us." ~Walt Whitman

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It is a great day for a spring game at a Metro Nashville ballpark

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People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring. ~Rogers Hornsby

The early spring rains have left the area leaving behind clear blue skies and perfect temperatures to take in an afternoon of Hillsboro baseball and softball.

Thursday, District 12 AAA baseball and softball tournaments start, but final brackets and locations are still being determined.

The Hillsboro Globe’s professional photography partner, Sports Nashville came out to Monday’s games and captured spirited games between Hillsboro’s cross-town rival – Hillwood. Both softball and baseball played at the same time, and many fans walked between the two fields to catch both the girls and the boys get in the last few games before District 12 AAA tournaments begin at the end of the week.

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Let’s go, batter up, we’re takin’ the afternoon off.

It’s a beautiful day for a ball game, for a ball game today

It’s a beautiful day for the ladies so throw all your dishes away.

We’re gonna cheer and boo and raise a hullabaloo at the ball game today.


There he swings! Strike two! At the pitcher’s dipsydoo!”

Batter up!

Strike one!

Hey, the game has just begun and the home team’s out to win.

There he swings! Strike two! At the pitcher’s dipsydoo! Boy that fast ball popped right in! This is it! Strike three! Fans are tearing’ up the chairs, but what the heck who cares! R. Hornsby