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Somerset Patriots built their own replica cannon in dugout

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Finally, the opposing team has taken a liking to Cannonball Charlie and his weaponry.  The photo above is courtesy of Patriots pitcher Graham Taylor (@GrahamTaylor34), showing a homemade toy cannon, constructed from what appears to be paper cups, athletic tape and a Sharpie.  Looks like a couple cannonballs are there as well.

It’s hard to believe it took seven seasons for a team to make their own cannon, as of course Cannonball Charlie only fires for Revolution home runs and wins.   Unfortunately for York, the Somerset “mini-cannon” was first fired after Jeff Baisley’s 2-run homer in the sixth gave the Patriots a 3-2 lead enroute to a 4-3 victory on August 19.

On a related note, Cannonball Charlie is on Twitter now if you haven’t heard.  Follow him – @CannonBCharlie.

-Paul Braverman

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