6 year-old, James used crutches sparingly, usually opting to crawl or settle in one spot. Like most adolescent boys, his brothers play baseball nearly every night. After discovering the Miracle League of the South Hills, a baseball program that allows children of all abilities to take the field, James’ parents were thrilled that he was going to get his turn to run the bases. At his first game, James didn’t crawl or use crutches, he ran. Slowly, deliberately James puts one foot in front of the other, a lesson to all of us that anything we believe in is achievable. James is one of more than 140 baseball players in the Miracle League of the South Hills, a facility and program uniquely designed so that everyone has an opportunity to participate. The field located at Boyce Mayview Park is designed with a completely flat rubberized surface, handicap accessible bathrooms and dugouts. What makes the Miracle League special is that players are paired with buddies who help them hit the ball, run the bases or just cheer them home. As a result, the Miracle League isn’t just about baseball but the community it creates. Please take a moment to visit our Facebook page to see more photos https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10150982475544604. During the week and after the season, The Miracle League of the South Hills is excited to open up the field for groups that serve the special needs community. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more. Who: Children and adults with special needs or handicaps that might limit them from another league. Children and adults (ages 12 and older) who are looking for a meaningful volunteer commitment every Saturday for 6 weeks What: The Miracle League hosts a 6 game Saturday season in the spring and again in the fall. Registration is $25, but no one is turned away based on inability to pay. Visit www.miracleleaguesouthhills.org or call 724-986-9378 Where: Boyce Mayview Park: 1551 Mayview Rd. Upper St. Clair 15241 When: Spring Season Fall Season (Septmber 8- October 13)If you liked this post, consider subscribing to e-mail updates from Together We Flourish.