Where do you live or go to school? I go to Able to Serve in Garner.
How long have you been a Miracle League player? I have been in the Miracle League since the very beginning. I remember playing in the parking lot on the other side of the school.
What team are you currently playing on? I’m a Yankee. I love Coaches Joe and Stara.
What do you like to do when you are not playing baseball? When I’m not playing baseball, I like listening to music, watching the Three Stooges, and eating cheeseburgers.
What is your favorite part of a Miracle League game? Why? I think my favorite part of the Miracle League is running the bases (or at least some of them) because I feel so free and people clap! But I also really enjoy meeting the buddies.
Where do you live or go to school? We live in Apex. Grace, Joy and Jennifer attend Laurel Park Elementary School while Timmy goes to Lufkin Road Middle School.
How long have you been a Miracle League player and what team do you play on? Grace, Joy and Timmy have been with the Miracle League for 3 years. Jennifer just joined the League (and the Woertman family) this spring. Grace and Jennifer play on the White Sox. Joy and Timmy are Rangers.
What do you like to do when you are not playing baseball? Off the ball field… Grace loves playing on her iPad. Jennifer’s favorite thing is hanging out with her “very older” sister Caroline. Joy can be found watching Disney movies. Timmy’s magnet shapes keep him busy.
What is your favorite part of a Miracle League game? Why? Each player has their own favorite thing – For Grace, it’s hitting the ball. Jennifer likes running the bases. Joy wants to play catch with her buddy. And Timmy, well, he likes hearing everyone cheer for him.
Where do you live? Raleigh/Cary line
How long have you been a Miracle League volunteer? This is my 8th Year as a volunteer.
What team are you currently coaching? I am the Head Coach of the Grasshoppers.
What do you like to do when you are not coaching baseball? When I am not at the field I teach, coach MS softball, spend time with my nieces and nephews as Aunt E, play pickleball, craft, and love game nights with family & friends.
What is your favorite part of a Miracle League game? Why? Obviously, I love seeing the kids have fun and experience the joy of baseball. But I also love seeing parents have a place to be able to slow down and relax because they know on our field their kids are seen and understood, which may not always be the case elsewhere.
Where do you live? I live in Cary.
How long have you been a Miracle League volunteer? 10 and half years
What team are you currently coaching ? The Dodgers
What do you like to do when you are not coaching baseball? Playing bridge, volunteering in other areas to keep busy since retirement from NC Museum of Natural Sciences as Head of the Volunteer and Internship Programs.
What is your favorite part of a Miracle League game? Why? Watching the excitement of the players playing and getting a hit or home run! Communicating with their own volunteers and surprising them by out running them.
Thanks to the generosity of the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, and other donors, the Miracle League of the Triangle has established the GET A GLOVE program. New and like-new ball gloves are available to its players who need one, at no cost. Gloves will be distributed before a player’s first game at the ball field. Limit one glove per player. Brand new participants will be given priority. Only currently enrolled players will receive a glove. Players, CLICK HERE to make a request for a ball glove. If you have any questions, please contact Cyndy Vagle at CVagle@MLTriangle.com.