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by Thornton Kennedy
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04:43 PM, Wednesday, April 01
For more than a decade, a plaque hung in the concession stand at Buckhead Baseball that read simply, “Hoyle Dye: A Friend of Boys.” It disappeared many years ago according to Ray Mock, whose father, Jim Mock, was one of the founders of the youth b...

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