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High School baseball players are choosing junior colleges in Arizona over universities for the chance to show off their skills with a wood bat. (Photo by Noah Freidman/Cronkite News)

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Arizona junior colleges give players ‘awesome’ chance to use wood bats

PHOENIX — The crack of the bat on a warm spring day is a sound that routinely can be heard throughout Arizona. But based on which team you are watching, the crack of the bat may sound different.