Humidity arrives as softball games multiply

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)-- Some of the regular softball players in Forest Park are complaining that the heat and humidity have arrived at just the wrong time.

Many teams are scrambling to make up for early season rainouts.  Kyle Strain played two games in the heat on Wednesday.

"They`re getting all the games in, it just stinks that it`s this hot right now," said Strain.

Tim Pfeil is a construction worker who went from his day job to play in his 6:30pm game.   He said earlier I the season the rain was the problem.

"Now we have this lovely heat to deal with," Pfeil joked.

Some baseball fans in Forest Park came prepared for their games on Wednesday..  Connie Townsend has been coming to her grandson`s baseball games for 12 years.

She had chairs with hoods to keep the sun away and a battery powered fan to keep her cool.

"I`m prepared," said Townsend.

Some Forest Park softball players told us they will be playing as many as 4 games in one day this summer.  Leagues are trying to squeeze about 8 weeks worth of games into the 5 weeks they have left before playoffs.