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Kirkwood honoring 1993 World Series team


Members of the 1993 Kirkwood Community College baseball team that played in the NJCAA World Series will be honored Saturday prior to Kirkwood's doubleheader against DMACC.

The doubleheader is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.

The 1993 Eagles reached the World Series for the first time in school history. At least 14 of the 26 players plan to attend the 20th year anniversary, along with former head coach John Lewis and former assistant coach Gordy Nordgren.

The 14 players who plan to attend Saturday are Aaron Auger, Barry Bunten, Todd Chown, Garic Hjerlied, Chris Kerper, Jeff Lantz, Jamie Meier, Shawn Moss, Mike Parenteau, Chad Rahe, Tim Schmitt, Brad Skriver, Jim Walter and Mike Yates.

The players unable to attend are Charlie Jenkins, Marc Motzer, Bill Raub, Bill Carter, John Fulton, Chris Crosby, Steve Bigwood, Chris Turnis, Terry Prier, Rich Flynn, Jeff Colby and Mike Vanderbunt.

Kirkwood lost two close games to Massasoit (N.J.) and Carl Albert State (Okla.) at the 1993 World Series in Millington, Tenn., and was eliminated.


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