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Batman, Superman and ... Tom Brady? SDSU baseball team dresses up for Halloween game

SDSU dresses up for annual Halloween scrimmage

Halloween is a nationally recognized excuse to devour delicious candy, dress up like your favorite ballplayer and turn decorative gourds into majestic works of art. But the best Halloween tradition was born in America's Finest City, where the San Diego State University baseball team plays an annual scrimmage ... in costume:

The Aztecs -- who have won the Mountain West Conference Tournament three years in a row and advanced to the NCAA Regional last season -- dressed up as Batman, Superman, Tom Brady and more to play in the annual game. Their contest was preceded by a charity game featuring athletes with special needs, including Joc Pederson's younger brother, Champ, who was dressed as Uncle Sam. He hit a home run:

Charlie Brown got an at-bat in the scrimmage, a hot dog went first-to-third on a single to right-center field and Goose from "Top Gun" gave an impassioned speech about reaching out and helping the community:

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