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April 2, 2011

Tucson shooting victim honored with 9/11 memory

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ORO VALLEY, Ariz. —

In practices now, Ward said he has noticed a renewed focus from the boys, as they try to honor her memory.

They don't have to look far for a reminder of her.

When they see the patch on their uniforms and those of the league's other ballplayers, they will see her initials, CTG, on a baseball, the American flag and the twin towers of the World Trade Center in the background.

"The world looks a lot brighter today from my perspective than it did on the 9th of January," league president Clyde Turpin said.

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