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by Sarah Phipps Modified: October 25, 2013 at 11:30 am •  Published: October 25, 2013

Last night, I covered a University of Oklahoma baseball scrimmage in Norman, Okla.

Hulk, Anthony Hermelyn, swings during University of Oklahoma's baseball's  ALS Awareness Halloween Game at L. Dale Mitchell Park in Norman, Okla. , Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Hulk, Anthony Hermelyn, swings during University of Oklahoma's baseball's ALS Awareness Halloween Game at L. Dale Mitchell Park in Norman, Okla. , Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

This is how October baseball should look.  The players were all dressed in full Halloween costumes. The game was meant to bring awareness for ALS. This was the most entertaining baseball game I have covered.

OU's lineup
OU's lineup
Captain America, Assistant Coach Ryan Connolly gives Elmo, Taylor Alspaugh, some batting advice during University of Oklahoma's baseball's  ALS Awareness Halloween Game at L. Dale Mitchell Park in Norman, Okla. , Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Captain America, Assistant Coach Ryan Connolly gives Elmo, Taylor Alspaugh, some batting advice during University of Oklahoma's baseball's ALS Awareness Halloween Game at L. Dale Mitchell Park in Norman, Okla. , Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Robin, Joshua Ake, tries to throw to second during University of Oklahoma's baseball's  ALS Awareness Halloween Game at L. Dale Mitchell Park in Norman, Okla. , Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Robin, Joshua Ake, tries to throw to second during University of Oklahoma's baseball's ALS Awareness Halloween Game at L. Dale Mitchell Park in Norman, Okla. , Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Penguin, Craig Aikin, fields a grounder during University of Oklahoma's baseball's  ALS Awareness Halloween Game at L. Dale Mitchell Park in Norman, Okla. , Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Penguin, Craig Aikin, fields a grounder during University of Oklahoma's baseball's ALS Awareness Halloween Game at L. Dale Mitchell Park in Norman, Okla. , Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

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— Sarah Phipps

by Sarah Phipps
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Born in Missouri, Sarah Phipps graduated of Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in Mass Communication and French in 1999. After an internship with the St. Joe News-press, Sarah moved to Oklahoma for a full-time job at the...
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