Miracle League celebrates 10 years of fulfilling baseball dreams - Fox 2 News Headlines

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>>

  • Sunday's storm captured by Fox 2 viewers

    Sunday's storm captured by Fox 2 viewers

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:48:38 GMT
    We have more video of the storm and storm damage from across southeast Michigan. It's Fox 2 viewer pics and video that you sent to us.
    We have more video of the storm and storm damage from across southeast Michigan. It's Fox 2 viewer pics and video that you sent to us.
  • Storm damage in Oakland and Macomb counties

    Storm damage in Oakland and Macomb counties

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:26:48 GMT
    Damage was reported across Metro Detroit Sunday after severe storms moved across our area. About 200,000 customers lost power in the hail, heavy rain, strong winds, localized flooding and thunder and lightning.
    Damage was reported across Metro Detroit Sunday after severe storms moved across our area. About 200,000 customers lost power in the hail, heavy rain, strong winds, localized flooding and thunder and lightning.
  • Person of interest sought in April Millsap murder

    Person of interest sought in April Millsap murder

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:57 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:57:45 GMT
    We now know more about who police are looking for in the murder of April Millsap, 14, of Armada. Sunday, police released a sketch of a person of interest in the unsolved case.
    We now know more about who police are looking for in the murder of April Millsap, 14, of Armada. Sunday, police released a sketch of a person of interest in the unsolved case.
Powered by WorldNow

WJBK-TV | Fox 2
16550 West Nine Mile Rd.
Southfield, MI 48075

Main Station: (248) 557-2000
Newsroom: (248) 552-5103

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