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Fifty years ago today, Harolld’s Saints shocked the state

On August 5, 1962, New Ulm’s Harolld’s Saints fastpitch softball team completed its unlikely rise from being a rag-tag team with a 16-year-old manager and without a league to becoming New Ulm’s first fastpitch state champion

August 5, 2012
Daniel Kerwin - Journal Sports Writer (dkerwin@nujournal.com) , The Journal

NEW ULM - When Donald "Red" Roiger agreed to sponsor a women's fastpitch softball team back in the early 1960s, all he was hoping for was to gain some publicity for his shoe store, Harolld's Shoes.

 
 
 

 

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