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Funerals for two Bluffton baseball players held

Updated: March 9, 2007, 12:03 AM ET
Associated Press

LIMA, Ohio -- Two Bluffton University baseball players were laid to rest Thursday, nearly a week after their bus plunged from a highway overpass in Atlanta as the team traveled to a tournament.

At Philippian Missionary Baptist Church, 19-year-old Tyler Williams' cleats and glove sat among flowers. Outside, on display for hundreds of mourners, were pictures from his life, many of them taken in his baseball uniforms.

Bluffton President James Harder described the outfielder as a purposeful ...

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