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[VIDEO] Behind-The-Scenes, One Summer With Durham Bulls

Durham Bulls stadium
Frank Hunter
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Last year more than a dozen creative types - writers, photographers and filmmakers descended on the Durham Bulls Athletic Park for an unprecedented in-depth look at minor league baseball. Someone was at the stadium for every inning -- of every game -- all summer long. All of the work of Bull City Summer has been reviewed and now the very best is on display at several area locations.

WUNC's Carol Jackson has the story:

Photographer Frank Hunter was drawn to the majesty of the space, and the sky.

Hiroshi Watanabe captured the solitude of the manual scoreboard operator:

Christopher Lux, Durham Bulls' manual scoreboard operator
Credit Hiroshi Watanabe
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Christopher Lux, Durham Bulls' manual scoreboard operator

Some of the most captivating images are of the fans, like this one by Alex Harris:

A fan outside of the ballpark
Credit Alex Harris
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A fan on game day.

This image of the Durham Bulls' mascot was taken by a Leah Sobsey with a Civil War-era camera. It is a tintype.

Wool E. Bull in black and white
Credit Leah Sobsey and Tim Telkamp
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Photographer Kate Joyce took thousands of photos of the players:

Durham Bulls' player swinging bat
Credit Kate Joyce
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(Watch the video story above to see what Kate did with all those images.)

You can see many more images and films from the Bull City Summer project at CAM Raleigh and the NC Museum of Art.

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