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In the summer, the only place busier than the beaches on the Cape — that is, besides the roads — is the ballfield. Residents and visitors alike flock to Eldredge Park
, home of the Cape Cod Baseball League's Orleans Firebirds (formerly Cardinals), and for good reason: It might be the next best thing to sitting beside Kevin Costner in an Iowa cornfield. Bleacher seats are scarce, so go early (admission is free, but donations are welcome), bring a blanket or chair, and watch from the grassy slope behind the dugout. Season opens June 13. Eldredge Park, 78 Eldredge Park Way, Orleans, orleansfirebirds.com.
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