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While the scenic backdrops of local baseball fields could pass for landscape paintings, the behavior at some recent games has been less than lovely. Bob Williams/FOCUS

Amateur baseball goes soap opera

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The next scheduled game of the week is a testy rematch of the Perham Pirates and Detroit Lakes Angels at Washington Park Wednesday evening, July 11 in Hi-10 league action.


Words have recently been exchanged between the teams both at the last meeting, an 11-inning victory by Detroit Lakes in Perham Sunday, July 1, and online.

Public threats of a bean ball fest with specific players named made their way around the Internet since the July 1 game.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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