It was a busy Saturday morning for Lakeland Local photographer Tom Hagerty. The baseball fan saw a few old-timers at the Detroit Tigers Baseball Fantasy Camp then he found a few teens battling robots at the University of South Florida Polytechnic’s FIRST Tech Challenge.
Mickey Lolich, Guillermo Hernandez, Steve Kemp, Juan Berenguer, Jon Warden
Dave Rozema salutes as he enters the field
See Tom’s full set of photos from the two 2010 Tigers Fantasy Camps.
While the senior set swatted a few balls, some juniors were battling ‘bots…
There are always last minute adjustments before every match
Teams use video game style controllers to run the robots.
There’s a full set of photos from the early battles here.