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Digging deep to find Jayson Werth’s negatives

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Jayson Werth has been a key player for the Phillies during this year’s playoff run, so I thought it would be fun to look back at the photos I took of him when he was playing Class A ball. 
I just didn’t realize the search would be so time consuming.

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I found nothing in my backup archives, and nothing on the old backup DVDs. Of course, it was shot on film back in 1999, but I had expected to find at least a couple of scans in my digital files. No such luck. 
I keep backup copies of all the rosters and lineup cards for every game I shoot, so I easily found the April 1999 Frederick Keys roster, when Werth was a catcher. But the negatives were filed in another location because they had become so bulky.
The negatives were filed in plastic sleeves with the player’s number written with a china marker. There was Werth, No. 37, on a couple of strips. I finally remembered how to use the film scanner, and here are the results. 

A bit late, a photo gallery and links on Game 4

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Sept. 18, 2009: Anthony Gose, left, and Jeremy Hamilton of the Lakewood BlueClaws hug after winning Game 4 of the South Atlantic League Championship Series against the Greenville Drive 5-1 at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, S.C. Lakewood won the series 3 games to 1. Photo by: Tom Priddy/
A 35-minute rain delay, an overcast evening that means everything will be shot at 3200 — what I call f-dark-30 —  and a game that finally ends after 10 normally don’t make for good night. But it turned out that way anyway.
It was a disappointing night for the local Greenville Drive, however, as they dropped Game 4 to lose the South Atlantic League Championship Series to the visiting Lakewood BlueClaws.
But I got the photos that I wanted, filed them kinda sorta almost on time, and then slept late on Saturday, feeling less than perfect.
So now, a little bit late, here are my photo gallery and some links about the game.