Graf looks to jumpstart the Volcanoes

Mitche Graf, the new president of business operations Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, plans to bring big change to the ballpark this summer (KEIZERTIMES/Matt Rawlings).

During their inaugural season in 1997, the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes drew 136,836 fans to the ballpark as people flocked to see future big-league stars. 

But as of late, the novelty of professional baseball in Keizer appears to have worn off.

In 2018 . . .

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