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Published July 26, 2009, 12:00 AM

Photo gallery: Enderlin amateur baseball

Enderlin, N.D.


Located beneath Highway 46, Hendrickson Field in Enderlin, N.D., has been home to amateur baseball since the 1920s.

  • Located beneath Highway 46, Hendrickson Field in Enderlin, N.D., has been home to amateur baseball since the 1920s.
  • With a railroad yard located on the east end of Enderlin, N.D., trains are constant visitors during amateur baseball games at Hendrickson Field.
  • Kevin Bratland, who has playing amateur baseball with the Enderlin Indies since 1985, is also high school and Legion baseball coach and the head groundskeeper at Hendrickson Field. "This is my thing," Bratland said. "It's a labor of love, I guess."
  • Logan Midthun, a pitcher for Enderlin's amateur baseball team, warms up in the bullpen along the rightfield line of Hendrickson Field as a pickup whisks by on adjacent Highway 46.
  • The ivy that grows on the outfield fence has been a trademark at Enderlin's Hendrickson Field since 1999.
  • Parker Wiltsie helps pull the tarp off the baseball field in Enderlin, N.D., while his girlfirend Cayla Kappenman comforts their 5-month-old daughter Brynn prior to the July 13 amateur baseball game against Kindred.
  • Enderlin pitcher Logan Midthun, second from left, shares a laugh with his cousin Dane Vekrey, far left. Vekray, visiting from Wyoming, suited and played for Kindred, which was short one player for the July 13 amateur baseball game in Enderlin.
  • Don Dick, manager of the Enderlin Indies amateur base ball team for the last 11 years, chats with players from Kindred prior to their July 13 game in Enderlin.