Where do you live or go to school? I live in Durham.
How long have you been a Miracle League player? As long as I can remember, my mom says next spring will be my 11th season!
What team are you currently playing on? The Rangers
What do you like to do when you are not playing baseball? Play video games like Little Big Planet, read, and jump on the trampoline
What is your favorite part of a Miracle League game? Why? Running around the bases is my very favorite, but I love it all! I get to get all my energy out and not hold back. I love to run. I like getting a home run and hearing people cheer. It makes me feel good.
Where do you live? Live in Cary and go to school at Sterling Montessori
How long have you been a Miracle League player? 7 seasons
What team are you currently playing on? I play for the Orioles.
What do you like to do when you are not playing baseball? Watch sports, especially NC State
What is your favorite part of a Miracle League game? Why? Hitting the ball because you get to just run around the bases, going to home plate and doing a spin move. I like my buddies. I like when I get to watch my old team the Rockies play and cheer on the players. I also like singing the National Anthem and listening when other people sing.
Where do you live? Apex, NC
How long have you been Miracle League coaches? 8 years
What is your role as a volunteer? Coach, Announcer, Buddy, Sponsor
What do you like to do when you are not volunteering with the League? I run a non-profit that serves the local community. I’m a grad student in the divinity program at Campbell University and a dad to my 19 and 13 years old daughters. I run a grief outreach group in Chapel Hill as well as oversee several missions and outreach programs at my church.
What is your favorite part of a Miracle League game? Why? My favorite part of a Miracle League game is the reaction from the players. In a world where so many people are cynical and judgmental, the players at the Miracle League model unconditional love in a way I rarely see it in my day-to-day activities
Where do you live? Raleigh
How long have you been a Miracle League coach? Since 2015
What team are you currently coaching? I am the Head Coach for the Riverdogs at the Raleigh field.
What do you like to do when you are not coaching baseball? I like to read, write, and play the piano and the flute. My husband and I also have fun cooking for our friends and family, and we host brunch every Sunday after we go to church.
What is your favorite part of a Miracle League game? My favorite part of a Miracle League game is watching the players hit the ball, especially if they’ve been trying hard and finally get it. It makes me so happy to see them so excited!
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Players stay in the vehicles and parade through the MLT parking lot where they can enjoy decorated vehicles and pick out treats. Volunteers from the community (individuals, groups and organizations) will be invited to participate by decorating a vehicle and providing prepackaged treat bags. Players can vote for their favorite “Trunk” too. This event is for Miracle League athletes and their immediate family. It is not open to the public.
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