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Three Decades of Johnnies Reunite on Ballfield

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Ted Fust ’80, Duane Dumonceaux ’90, Damien Dumonceaux ’00 All play for the Red West Legends, based out of Loretto, Minnesota. This is the Federal League of Minnesota 35+ Baseball League. Ted has played in this league for 18 years, and Duane and Ted have played together for 10+ seasons. Damien joined the team in 2021. For the Red West Legends, Ted plays 1B/2B/3B/DH, Duane plays C/IF/OF, and Damien plays P/IF/OF.

On this particular night of the Federal League Playoffs, The Red West Legends beat their opponent 12-7. Damien went the distance on the mound while pitching to Duane. Both guys contributed to the offensive output with assorted hits and runs scored. Ted went 2-4 as DH with an RBI. 

Ted and Duane also play on the Eden Prairie Saints, a 50+ team. Ted also plays on the 60+ version of the Saints in the Minnesota 50+ Baseball League. That’s a lot of baseball!

Thanks to Ted Fust for sharing this wonderful bit of alumni news. If you have news you would like to share in an upcoming edition of Periodic Prep, please send it to Br. Richard Crawford, OSB, SJP Alumni Relations,