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Captured at Canwest Baseball Park in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada…. Note: A total hit with the fans, especially the young children…Goldie is the team mascot for the Winnipeg Goldeyes professional baseball team. The goldeyes play in the Northern League. On this night they were hosting the Rockford RiverHawks from Illinois, USA. This is a new team in the league which is located near Chicago, USA

Camera Details: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi, 55mm Lens, Aperture exp 5.6, Shutter speed 1/30, ISO 200

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yellow, canada, mascot, baseball, larry trupp, manitoba, goldie, umpa1, canwest, park

A self taught amateur photographer who resides in beautiful Winnipeg, Manitoba, which is a prairie city in the center of Canada. My dear wife Marg and I have been married for 52 years, and we have 2 married daughters and 3 grandchildren to share our busy lives.I love to read, practice photography, spend time with my family, play around on the computer, and volunteer a lot of my time at our local Nature Center, where I serve as an interpreter for kids programs.

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Comments

  • Al Bourassa
    Al Bourassaabout 4 years ago

    They have to be the bravest, and most patient, people on earth. Beautifully clear shot Larry.

  • Yes they do a great job, and are very athletic as well
    THANKS AL

    – Larry Trupp

  • robpixaday
    robpixadayabout 4 years ago

    Wow! Amazing!!!!
    Looks like he’s sitting in front of me!!!VERY cool!

  • Thanks Robin
    He was right in front of me actually

    – Larry Trupp

  • jules572
    jules572about 4 years ago

    I hope he has a fan under his hat for those extra hot days. Goldie would get along fine with Toronto’s Blue Jay. Theiy’re both cuties…Jules

  • Thanks Jules
    I am sure they would make a great pair
    Their colors would contrast so nicely

    – Larry Trupp

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltabout 4 years ago

    cute one

  • Thanks Luda
    Much appreciated friend

    – Larry Trupp

  • Cheryl Dunning
    Cheryl Dunningabout 4 years ago

    great shots of goldie.. I have a lot of photos of him too. I even had my photo taken with him.

  • Thanks Cheryl
    Every one loves him…so athlelic

    – Larry Trupp

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47about 4 years ago

    Ha ha! Bet it’s hot in there…. Excellent portrait of Goldie!

  • Thanks Sheila
    Much appreciated

    – Larry Trupp

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 4 years ago

    A most interesting mascot Larry!

  • A belated thank you Trish

    – Larry Trupp

  • MidnightMelody
    MidnightMelodyover 2 years ago

    Nice one!

  • Thanks kathryn
    Much appreciated friend

    – Larry Trupp

  • BlueMoonRose
    BlueMoonRoseabout 2 years ago

    Excellent clarity and composition! Love the bright colours too!

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