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Over 11,000 Die-Hard Fans Attend 4th Of July Baseball Game Between El Paso Diablos & Laredo Lemurs

By Paul Cicala, PCicala@kvia.com
Published On: Jul 04 2013 11:57:55 PM CDT
Updated On: Jan 15 2014 06:36:23 PM CST

ABC-7's Paul Cicala, Asher Wildman & Gerardo Najera team up for coverage of the El Paso Diablos game vs. Laredo Lemurs on Independence Day.

EL PASO, Texas -

Over 11 thousand die-hard fans turned out to the Independence Day baseball game between the El Paso Diablos and Laredo Lemurs. The Diablos would blow a late lead, and lose 9-6.  However, that didn't stop the scores of fans from having a great time, and celebrating "4th of July."  Immediately after the game, there was a much-anticipated fireworks show.


"It was amazing," says Tianchen Kai, who attended his first professional baseball game in the United States. Kai is originally from Shanghai, China. He says he's thrilled to have had the chance to attend a game considered America's pastime on such an historic day.

"Today is the 4th of July, and it's America's national holiday. I've only been in El Paso for two days and it's great."


The El Paso Diablos will play again Wednesday night at Cohen Stadium against Laredo once again. Gametime is set for 7:05 p.m.

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