Buddy Baseball Needs Players, Coaches
The recreation league is for kids with special needs in Tampa Bay.
Buddy Baseball a non-competitive recreational league for boys and girls with special needs in the Bay area.
A buddy is paired with each player, and the league fosters friendships and breaks down barriers. Buddy Baseball is an opportunity like no other for children with special needs.
Players and coaches hail from across Tampa Bay, including Land O' Lakes.
Online registration for players, buddies and coaches is open until Friday January 4, 2013. Go to www.buddybaseball.org.
Buddy and Coach Training: Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013
Meet and Greet: Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013
Season: Saturdays, February 9 - March 30, 2013
End of Season Party: Saturday, April 6, 2013
Games: Saturdays at either 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m. 12;30 p.m., 1:45 p.m.
Location: Temple Terrace Family Recreation Complex Softball Fields
Players: Students (boys and girls) with special needs ages 8 - 22
Buddies: 10 - 18 years old
Registration: $30 per players with special needs; $15 for "Buddies"; no charge for coaches. Scholarships are available
For more information, contact Russ Oberbroeckling, buddy baseball commissioner, at (813) 416-5742 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.