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Two sheriff's deputies acquited.
Coming up on NEWS 7 at six, we'll hear from them and their accuser... and see what was wrong with the case against them.
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ANCHOR=Keith


We'll hear from the Governor on the prospects of making V-M-I a PRIVATE school.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Tonight in sports, Lasorda is out of the hospital, the Braves and O's get healthy with wins in the great white north today,
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And Dream Team Two steps on the floor to begin its preparation for the Summer games in Atlanta next month.
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Keeping cool was the order of the day. High heat and humidity touched off some thunderstorms. More on the way tomorrow.

Neighbors-Bell


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-51
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Two Roanoke City deputies who were accused of sexual misconduct while they were off duty have been acquitted.
Today, a judge ruled there was insufficient evidence to convict Larry Dean Neighbors and David Keith Bell.
Joe Dashiell reports on the ruling and the reaction.
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((For the two suspended deputies, it was a 14- month ordeal finally at an end.
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((LARRY NEIGHBORS/DEFENDANT: I'M JUST GLAD IT'S OVER WITH AND I'M GLAD THE PUBLIC IS FINALLY FINDING OUT THE FULL TRUTH.)) ((DAVID BELL/DEFENDANT: IT'S BEEN A TOTAL HELL, I'LL TELL YOU. IT'S PUT US THROUGH A LOT, BUT IT'S OVER AND I JUST WANT TO GET ON WITH MY LIFE.))
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For their accuser, Ronlyn Eaton an abrupt and disappointing conclusion to the hearing she hoped would result in convictions.
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((PEOPLE TAKE CARE OF THEIR OWN AND THEY THOUGHT THAT MAYBE BECAUSE OF WHO I WAS THAT MAYBE THEY WOULD BE ABLE TO GET AWAY WITH IT. UNFORTUNATELY THEY DID, BUT I JUST HOPE IT DOESN'T HAPPEN TO ANYONE ELSE.))
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Eaton testified the two men offered her a ride home from a Roanoke nightclub in May of 1995, then forced her to have sex with them.
She went public and pressed charges, but the judge ruled there were too many inconsistencies in her story. He dismissed the case without hearing any defense witnesses.
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((TONY ANDERSON/BELL'S LAWYER: IT'S AWFUL HARD TO PERPETUATE THE SAME LIE OVER AND OVER AGAIN AND I THINK THAT WAS THE PROBLEM WITH THIS CASE.)) ((BOB BUSHNELL/PROSECUTOR: THE INCONSISTENCIES IN MS. EATON'S TESTIMONY WAS PROBLEMATIC.))
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Eaton says she remains convinced that Neighbors is the father of her twins, even though D-N-A analysis has proven otherwise.
The two deputies, on unpaid leave for over a year, now hope to win back their jobs.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

Alexander


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-57
GRAPHIC=NONE


Starting today, state law allows children 14 years and older who are charged with a violent crime to automatically be tried as adults.
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Campbell County prosecutors spent the day arguing that two teenagers charged with murder should have THEIR cases transferred out of juvenile court.
They included 16- year- old Timothy Darryl Alexander, accused of beating to death an elderly Altavista man last month.
A juvenile probation officer testified today Alexander has a record of violent offenses, and treatment has not seemed to help.
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((MARY HEALY/ASSISTANT PROSECUTOR: AS YOU KNOW, YOU HEARD IN COURT HE'S CHARGED WITH MURDER AND BASED ON THE SERIOUSNESS OF THE OFFENSE AND HIS AGE, HE'S 15 YEARS OLD, HE TURNED 16 WHILE IN DETENTION, THIS NEEDED TO BE TRANSFERRED AND TRIED AS AN ADULT AND THE TRANSFER REPORT REALLY CORROBORATED EVERYTHING THAT THE COMMONWEALTH BELIEVED THAT HE SHOULD BE TRANSFERRED.)) ((LEIGH DREWRY/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: YOU CAN'T BE SURPRISED WHEN SOMETHING AS SERIOUS AS THIS IS BEFORE THE COURT, IT'S KIND OF BE EXPECTED.))
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And 16- year- old Lewis Edward Mize also will be tried as an adult for murder.
Mize is accused of shooting to death Roger Vassar Junior in January.
A grand jury could indict both teens in September.
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Kim-Stan


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#=596-17


Governor Allen handed out money in Alleghany County today to help fight one of that area's long term problems.
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The Kim Stan landfill has troubled county residents for about eight years now.
Today Allen offered a grassroots organization a grant of 134-thousand dollars to help attack the problem.
The money is expected to be used to build an organic vegetation filter system.
It will clean the water before it goes into the Jackson River.
Each day 36-thousand gallons of leachate and contaminated water escapes into the Jackson River from the landfill.
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VMI-Allen


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-55
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During his tour of our region, Governor Allen also discussed last week's Supreme Court decision... which allows women admittance to VMI.
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The governor has already stated he'll stand by the ruling...
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but says he plans to talk to school officials about the privatization issue.
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((GOVERNOR GEORGE ALLEN: THE BOARD WILL BE MEETING SHORTLY. THEY'LL SIFT THROUGH THIS, THEY'LL CERTAINLY HEAR FROM THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AS TO WHAT THEY THINK THEY MIGHT DO. AND I DO WANT TO TALK TO JOSIAH BUNTING AND GET HIS LAY OF THE LAND. ))
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Allen thinks it will take 10 to 12 million dollars in donations each year for VMI to go private.
But he's not sure of the legal ramifications that might accompany such a switch.

Allen-Botetourt


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-43
GRAPHIC=Allen


The Governor made those comments in Botetourt County... where he not only paid a visit... but paid out hundreds- of- thousands- of- dollars to a incoming businesses.
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His first stop was in Cloverdale... where he got a first hand look at the A- O Smith plant.
The automotive products company received 300- thousand dollars from the Governor's Opportunity fund.
A- O Smith plans to open its facility later this year and eventually hire 130 employees.
Governor Allen then headed north to Buchanan.
He presented Meadville Forging a check for 175- thousand dollars... and helped break ground on its new facility.
Company officials expect production to start next summer.
They will ALSO hire more than 100 workers.
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ANCHOR=keith
SS=HOLD


During his speech, Governor Allen eluded to another new industry locating to Botetourt County.
County Administrator Jerry Burgess wouldn't get into specifics... but did say an announcement could be made late this month.
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Coming up on News 7 at Six-
two localities in our viewing area choose new mayors today, legislators hope new laws in the state will help women's health care,
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And after almost a half century, this Glasgow doctor decides to take down his shingle.
We'll talk to Dr. John McClung on the eve of his retirement.
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Church-Fire


ANCHOR=Keith
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Police in Chesterfield County have arrested three suspects in the April 16th burning of a black church building.
The suspects are described as two adult males and a juvenile female.
The three were arrested over the weekend.
The suspects are white, but authorities say the burning of the First Baptist Church of Centralia was an act of vandalism and not one of racism.
All three are charged with the malicious burning of an unoccupied building.
The arrest followed an ivestigation by county and state police and the federal A-T-F.

Elevator-Fatal


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WRITER=tal
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A 28 year- old man was crushed to death beneath three tons of steel in Wythe County over the weekend.
It happened at the construction site of a new hotel being built in Fort Chiswell.
State police say Ted Harrison Logan, Junior of Missouri was working for a contractor installing an elevator.
Logan was in the bottom of the shaft when a chain broke that was suspending the steel pipe above him.
Logan was buried for almost two hours before rescuers were able to lift the pipe.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the accident.

L'burg-Mayor


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-56
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal


In what's likely to be a preview of things to come, Lynchburg's city council split along party lines while picking a mayor this morning.
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Republicans hold a four to three majority on council, the same margin by which Jim Whitaker was re- elected mayor.
Whitaker later brushed aside Democrats' complaints that the process was too partisan.
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((JIM WHITAKER/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: THE MAJORITY ON COUNCIL HAS SPOKEN AND I BELIEVE THAT THIS IS THE WAY IT SHOULD BE RIGHT NOW, AND THERE WILL BE AN OPPORTUNITY IN TWO YEARS TO CHANGE THIS IF THE VOTERS FEEL IT NEEDS TO BE CHANGED. THEN THE VOTERS CAN GO TO THE BALLOT BOX AND MAKE THAT CHANGE.))
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Democrat Junius Haskins had nominated himself for the position of both mayor and vice mayor.
Bob Davenport will replace fellow Republican Bill McRorie in the vice mayor's post.
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Danville-Mayor


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-50
GRAPHIC=NONE


In Danville, jobs will be a top priority for its newly elected Mayor.
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Linwood Wright was elected to the post this afternoon after receiving the sole nomination.
Wright, who's served as Vice Mayor for four years, encouraged council to look into ways to keep Danville's young people from moving elsewhere to find work.
Ruby Archie, who was elected Vice Mayor in a five to four vote, says she looks forward to working with Wright.
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((RUBY ARCHIE/DANVILLE VICE-MAYOR:IT WOULD'VE BEEN, I GUESS, A BIG DISAPPOINTMENT HAD I NOT BEEN APPOINTED BUT I COULD'VE LIVED WITH THAT. AND I'M EXCITED ABOUT THE FACT, NOW, THAT I AM VICE MAYOR AND WORKING WITH LINWOOD AND THE REST OF THE COUNCIL IN A UNIFIED METHOD TO GET MORE ACCOMPLISHED FOR DANVILLE, AT LARGE. ))
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VO-NAT


City council's newest members-- Pete Castiglione (Ca-STIG-LEE-OH-NEE) and Sherman Saunders were also sworn in to office.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=tbr
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On Wall Street today the stock market began the third quarter with a sharp gain.
Rebounding technology stocks pushed the Dow UP 75 points, closing at 57-thousand-30.
NASDAQ gained 12 points.
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New-Laws


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-21
GRAPHIC=Womens Health


Some new laws took effect today-- offering significant health-care improvements for women in the Commonwealth and minors.
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VO-NAT


One set of laws provide the right to longer hospital stays after giving birth.
Women also will have direct access to obstetricians or gynecologists, bypassing primary care doctors in managed care insurance plans.
Also, insurance companies will be required to cover women's annual mammograms and regular pap smears.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Another new law will make store clerks, not the stores, responsible for carding minors.
Starting today the clerks must require photo I-D's from anyone buying cigarettes who looks younger than 18.


Glasgow-Doctor


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-48
GRAPHIC=NONE


For nearly half a century, one doctor has served a small town in Rockbridge County.
But that is no longer the case...
Today John McClung examined his last patient.
Jay Moore was in Glasgow for his going away retirement party.
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(( It was an unusual size for a thank you note...but one well deserved for the man who has served Rockbridge County for more than 46 years.
Patients spent most of the afternoon thanking and hugging John McClung for his contribution to the medical profession.
The 72- year- old was born and raised in Rockbridge County.
That and the fact other members of his family served as physicians in the area kept him in Glasgow.
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((JOHN MCCLUNG: MY GRAND DADDY WAS IN FAIRFIELD FOR 50 YEARS. MY DADDY WAS IN LEXINGTON FOR ABOUT 50 YEARS AND I'VE BEEN HERE ABOUT 50 YEARS. IT'S SORT OF A TRADITION. ))
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McClung very seldom took more than two weeks off a year.
Some patients say that kind of dedication saved their life.
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((ISABELLE TURNER: I HAVE TO PRAISE THE BRIDGE THAT BROUGHT ME ACROSS AND HE HAS BEEN WONDERFUL TO ME AND MY FAMILY. ))
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McClung has been wanting to retire for the more than six years...but wouldn't do so until finding just the right doctor to take his practice.
In doing that he found Doctor Michael Bisgrove who McClung says will receive the same support as he has over the years.
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((MCCLUNG: GLASGOW IS A NICE COMMUNITY AND THE PEOPLE HAVE ALWAYS TREATED ME WELL. I'VE ENJOYED TAKING CARE OF THEM.))
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((JAY MOORE/REPORTING: AND WHILE DOCTOR MCCLUNG IS LOSING HIS PATIENTS HE'S HOPING HIS WIFE WILL HAVE PLENTY OF THOSE FOR HIM IN THE DAYS TO COME. IN GLASGOW, JAY MOORE, NEWS 7.))
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Coming up tonight in sports, a busy Monday with highlights from wins by the Braves and Orioles, plus the Dream Team hits the floor for its first practice,
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and we'll give you an inside look into the making of sports trading cards as we step inside the PInnacle card headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.
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S-Dream


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-14
GRAPHIC=ATLANTA OLYMPIC


The Charlotte Hornets may get their big man afterall!
reports tonight indicate that Vlade Divas the Lakers center has agreed to be traded to the Hornets in exchange for the rights to draft pick Kobe Bryant.
Last week, Divac said he would rather retire than play in Charlotte.
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Meanwhile, the Dream Team practiced for the first time today in Chicago.
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The third such Dream team of NBA stars will practice for only a short time before the games begin because to put it simply they are just that good.
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((CHARLES BARKLEY/DREAM TEAM MEMBER:))
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While those guys were working out, former Dream Teamer, Michael Jordan and his Mom were in Charlotte honoring 200 students who improved their grades and attendance last year in 15 different NOrth Carolina counties.
It's all part of the Michael Jordan Education Club that he founded four years ago.
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S-Cards


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-12
GRAPHIC=ATLANTA OLYMPICS


From now through the Olympics you're sure to be bombarded with Dream Team Three merchandise.
The sports paraphernalia derived from the team will make millions for manufacturers, and add one more item to the shopping lists of collectors.
In fact, sports collectibles in general are big business,
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SUPER=03-Fort Worth, TX; :00


especially, when it comes to trading cards.
New 7 was given a rare opportunity to take our cameras inside the Pinnacle Brands card headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas earlier this year.
Pinnacle makes baseball, football and hockey cards, along with its hottest new product NASCAR trading cards.
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((JERRY MEYER/PINNACLE BRANDS CEO & PRESIDENT:))
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Trading cards have changed dramatically since the days when they served a duel purpose as both a source of entertainment and a noise maker in your bicycle spokes.
Computer technology has allowed graphic artists to do much more than simply mat a photo and team logo on a piece of cardboard.
The prices have also changed. No longer can you get a pack of cards and a stick of gum for a quarter.
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And now one of Southwest Virginia's fastest growing counties has its own card shop. Sportsline Inc., opened just over two months ago across from LOrd Botetourt high school in Daleville.
The shop features a wide variety of new and used cards, plus a good selection of the hard to find starting lineup sports figures.
Sportsline is the latest by not the only sports card shop in the valley.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=TRADING CARDS


Roanoke has collectible shops at Crossroads Mall, on Colonial Ave, Main Street, in Wasena, and in Vinton where employees will be glad to help you get started in this hobby.

S-Lasorda


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6PM
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-11
GRAPHIC=MLB


It's already been a busy day in the major leagues with a couple of matinees and news that one of the game's greats is doing much better.
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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tom Lasorda is out of the hospital.
The L.A. skipper looked refreshed and excited as he left the hospital following treatment for a clogged artery and an ulcer.
He'll recuperate further before rejoining the team. No timetable ro his return has been set at this time.
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S-Orioles


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-9
GRAPHIC=ORIOLES


On the field, Brady Anderson, Bobby Bonilla and Mark Smith put a hurting on the Bluejays this afternoon in Toronto.
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All three would hit solo homers, but Anderson led the way with his 28th round tripper of the season.
That leads the major leagues.
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Former Blue Jays Robby Alomar also added two hits and scored twice for the O's as they win it 7-to-4.
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S-Braves


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-5
GRAPHIC=BRAVES


The Atlanta Braves were north of the border this afternoon helping the Expos celebrate Canada Day.
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But the Expos didn't have much to celebrate, as Braves pitcher Steve Avery got his first win in a month and also hit a two run homer.
He's now 7-and-7 on the season.
Jermaine Dye also did his part to help his teammates with a two run homer
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as they win 7-to-2.
And it's a wonder Dye would want to help his teammates.
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S-Dye


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-8
GRAPHIC=NONE
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Here's what Dye looked like after last night's Braves-Marlins game in Miami.
The veterans on the team stole the former Danville Brave's clothes and left these poorly fitting out of style threads hanging in his locker.
But give it to Dye, he took the gag in stride, and wore the clothes out of the lockeroom onto the streets where he turned a few heads.
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