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Amateur Athlete: Thompson Yards a Wiffle Ball Field Fit for the Big Leagues

Over the last few years, Medford Mustangs teammates and brothers, Jack and Bennett Thompson, have constantly improved their state-of-the-art wiffle ball field with the help of their dad.

Posted: Fri Jul 20 12:56:26 PDT 2018
Updated: Fri Jul 20 12:56:26 PDT 2018

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that's truly special. there is fenway park there is wrigley field and then there's thompson yards jack thompson "it's kind of just progressed over the years." bennett thompson "in our yard, there are a lot of trees, some that are even on the field, so those come into play a lot." jack and bennett thompson are brothers and medford mustangs teammates and they have a wiffleball field fit for the big leagues bennett thompson "i remember one day, my dad ideas for our yard: we can either make a wiffleball field or put in a batting cage." jack thompson "he's always been very elaborate when it comes to stuff like this." wiffleball field it isand over the past couple yearsthey've constantly improved it jack thompson "the first year we had a fence, but it was too easy to hit home runs." and then there are the ideas still in the works bennett thompson "about a year ago, our neighbors were having a garage sale and i wanted to put in a jumbo tron, because they had a giant tv, but my dad turned that idea down real most special part of this field is night games." bennett thompson "i love playing night games here and just watching the ball disappear over the fence." through the wiffleball field, the brothers have always had a bond bennett spent out here together, i headed off to collegethe field, and their summer with the medford mustangs has become more meaningful jack thompson "i've seen him play so many times, so to be able to actually be part of a team with him is pretty special." bennett thompson "to be on this team and be with him for one last summer to spend every day with him, it's made the process of being on the team that much more enjoyable. jack
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