Online registration for players and volunteers is now open for the Miracle League of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s 2012 Season, which kicks off on May 15.
Co-founded in the area by who is the parent of an autistic daughter, the Miracle League was created to give children with special needs the opportunity to play baseball as a team member in an organized league. Games are played at the Pirates Charities Miracle League Field at
more than 275 children with special needs from around the region have become team members in this organized baseball league.
There are three divisions within the Miracle League. The non-competitive division, the Miracle League, is for children 5 to 17 years of age; the Adult League is for those older than 18; and the Youth Competitive Division is for children between the ages of 5 to 17 years of age who wish to play in a competition league.
In addition to providing the opportunity to play organized baseball, the league provides children with special needs the opportunity to develop critically important social and other skills. The league is open to residents with special needs in Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.
For more information visit the MLSWPA website by clicking here.