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'U' era ends tonight with last game at Siebert Field

One last game will be played at Siebert Field tonight, home of the Gophers baseball team. The stadium makes way for a new $7.5 million ballpark which will be be ready next year.
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One last game will be played at Siebert Field tonight, home of the Gophers baseball team. The stadium makes way for a new $7.5 million ballpark which will be be ready next year.

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