Photos: Racing sushi and dancing ground crew at Canadians’ home opener

 

How many groundskeeping crews dance around the infield? How many baseball teams stage sushi races between innings? That’s just an average night at Nat Bailey stadium, where the Vancouver Canadians took on the Spokane Indians Monday night. Take a look.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canadians fans watch the entertaining &#8220;sushi race&#8221; between innings  as the C&#8217;s  begin their season in the venerable Nat Bailey stadium in Vancouver on June 17, 2013.</div>
 

Vancouver Canadians fans watch the entertaining “sushi race” between innings as the C’s begin their season in the venerable Nat Bailey stadium in Vancouver on June 17, 2013.

Photograph by: Mark van Manen, PNG

 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canadians fans watch the entertaining &#8220;sushi race&#8221; between innings  as the C&#8217;s  begin their season in the venerable Nat Bailey stadium in Vancouver on June 17, 2013.</div>
Vancouver Canadians ground crew takes a bow after dancing to thrill the fans during the C&#8217;s first game of the season in the venerable Nat Bailey stadium in Vancouver on June 17,
Rick Hansen throws out the opening pitch at the Vancouver Canadians game as they begin their season in the venerable Nat Bailey stadium in Vancouver on June 17, 2013.
Vancouver Canadians fans cheers as the team begins their season in the venerable Nat Bailey stadium in Vancouver on June 17, 2013.
Vancouver Canadian Jore Vega-Rosdo 9 tags Spokane Indians Marcus Greene 29, at second base in the venerable Nat Bailey stadium in Vancouver on June 17, 2013.
Vancouver Canadians listen to the anthems just before the first pitch as they begin their season in the venerable Nat Bailey stadium in Vancouver on June 17, 2013.
Vancouver Canadians pitcher Bobby Brosnahan 19  throws the first pitch as the team begins their season in the venerable Nat Bailey stadium in Vancouver on June 17, 2013.
Vancouver Canadians pause for a moment of silence as the team remembers a lost friend, just before the first pitch as they begin their season in the venerable Nat Bailey stadium in Vancouver on June 17, 2013.
Rick Hansen throws out the opening pitch at the Vancouver Canadians game as they begin their season in the venerable Nat Bailey stadium in Vancouver on June 17, 2013.
Vancouver Canadians welcome their players onto the field on a sunny night as they begin their season in the venerable Nat Bailey stadium in Vancouver on June 17, 2013.
Vancouver Canadians are helpless as Spokane Indians Saquan Johnson 4, slides safety into  home base in the venerable Nat Bailey stadium in Vancouver on June 17, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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