Miracle League celebrates 10 years of fulfilling baseball dreams - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Miracle League celebrates 10 years of fulfilling baseball dreams

Posted: Updated:
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

The thrill of playing, the cheers from the stands, hearing their names announced. That's what many young baseball players look forward to, and it's also what makes the Miracle League of Michigan an oasis from everyday battles.

It isn't your usual baseball league. It provides children with mental and/or physical challenges an opportunity to play baseball as a team member in an organized league.

And as photojournalists Doug Tracey and Chris Sherban show us, for those involved, it's an experience they'll never forget.

Click the video player for more.

The league will host its 10th anniversary celebration on Saturday, July 27 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Southfield Pavilion. For more information on how you can take part, call 248-506-4604 or log on to www.michiganmiracle.org.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • FBI joins the search for Armada teen's killer

    FBI joins the search for Armada teen's killer

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:08:38 GMT
    The FBI has joined the investigation team searching for the killer of a 14-year-old Armada girl, April Millsap.
    The FBI has joined the investigation team searching for the killer of a 14-year-old Armada girl, April Millsap. Authorities also say they are now looking for a small motorcycle in addition to the gray, dented van seen in the area.
  • Vandals damage historic Detroit cemetery

    Vandals damage historic Detroit cemetery

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:38:55 GMT
    Police are looking for suspects after vandals disturb the peace at a historic Detroit cemetery. Someone broke into a mausoleum and made a mess with spray paint and ashes.
    Police are looking for suspects after vandals disturb the peace at a historic Detroit cemetery. Someone broke into a mausoleum and made a mess with spray paint and ashes.
  • Man hospitalized after run-in with Ecorse police

    Man hospitalized after run-in with Ecorse police

    Friday, July 25 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-07-26 02:05:54 GMT
    Witnesses and lawyers say a man was attacked by Ecorse police Monday morning even though he was complying with police demands.
    Witnesses and lawyers say a man was attacked by Ecorse police Monday morning even though he was complying with police demands.
Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices