Join the Miracle League of Stanislaus County on Saturday, April 9, for an Opening Day celebration beginning at 9 a.m., followed by the first official game at 10 a.m. The spring season officially kicks off with a ceremony, followed by a parade of teams, donor recognition and a ceremonial first pitch. All festivities will take place at Miracle League Field near the corner of Pelandale Avenue and Tully Road, next to Big Valley Grace Church. The facility fills a specific need in Stanislaus County and all are welcome to join in for a day of baseball, food and family fun.
The Miracle League of Stanislaus County provides children facing serious physical and mental disabilities the opportunity to play baseball in an organized league in Modesto. Miracle League teams play on a custom-designed, rubberized surface field which accommodates wheelchairs and other assistive devices, giving children ages 5 to 17 the opportunity to hit, run and catch, just as they envisioned in their dreams.
For more information or to make a donation, call (209) 524-3536 or visit www.miracleleaguemodesto.com.
Established in 2008 after a group of area residents discovered the national Miracle League program which has helped local communities construct close to 300 fields across the country, they set out to establish the very first Miracle League field in the northern San Joaquin Valley. The Miracle League of Stanislaus County is a non-profit organization focused on providing a safe and enjoyable team sport experience for children and young adults with physical and mental disabilities regardless of their experience level or ability.