PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Mayor Peter Nystrom says he plans to fight hard to preserve his town's little piece of Americana. For a quarter century on baseball nights at Dodd Stadium, children have played on the hill next to the right field fence while neighbors chat in the stands and watch future major league stars. But Major League Baseball has proposed a contraction plan that could end those summer nights at Dodd and other parks across the nation by eliminating its affiliation with 42 minor league teams, including the Connecticut Tigers, Norwich's Class A New York-Penn League team. The contraction plan is being proposed as Major League Baseball and the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues negotiate a new Professional Baseball Agreement
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