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'Dads 2B Nick Urbanus has been around the globe

August 3, 2012

(Photo courtesy of Tracy Proffitt/Hickory Crawdads)

During the past 20 seasons of Hickory Crawdads, the team's roster has featured players — from the United States, South America and Canada.

Now until this year did it feature a player from the Netherlands.

Shortstop Nick Urbanus is the first Crawdad to ever come from Holland.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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