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One of the longtime veteran players in independent baseball, Eddie Lantigua, played for years in the Northeast League and then the Can-Am League. He became a fan favorite in Quebec with the Capitales, but he retired for the 2010 season after his skills started to diminish. Bob Wirz’s “Indy Baseball Chatter” last week reported that Lantigua came out of retirement to play with the New York Federals, the travel team in the 2011 Can-Am League season. Evidently Lantigua, now 37 years old, hit a game-winning home run against his former team:
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