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Player Spotlight

Where do you live & go to school?  I live in North Raleigh, and I’ve been homeschooled since the age of two. I am currently in 6th Grade and a member of Mensa

How long have you been a Miracle League player?  I have been playing in the Miracle League for three years.

What team are you currently playing on?  The Lugnuts, and I love this team! I’ve made so many awesome friends on this team. Last season was especially fun because our parents were our buddies, and my Mum got to be my buddy.

What do you like to do when you are not playing baseball?  I really enjoy hanging out with my friends, going to the playground, and eating ice cream. I also box, play drums, and do therapy horse riding. I am a 1st Dan (degree) Black Belt in Hapkido, training towards my 2nd Dan. I also play Soccer with NCFC and TOPSoccer.

What is your favorite part of a Miracle League game? Why?  My favorite part of a Miracle League game is to spend time with my friends and be part of a team. However, I also enjoy hitting the ball as hard as I can, trying to get it all the way to the fence.

Where do you live & go to school?  I live in Raleigh, currently attend Garner Magnet High School

How long have you been a Miracle League player?  I’ve been participating in Miracle League since 2012

What team are you currently playing on?  The Dodgers. Go team!

What do you like to do when you are not playing baseball?  Listening to music & watching movies are great pastimes. I also like riding with Horse & Buddy, but I really LOVE to go swimming.

What is your favorite part of a Miracle League game? Why?  My favorite part is socializing with my teammates, the Coaches and especially my assigned Buddy. Giving high-5’s after a run makes me smile.

Volunteer Spotlight

Where do you live?  North Raleigh

How long have you been a Miracle League volunteer?   I have been involved in the MLT since the very first game out in the parking lot at Adams Elementary.  (15 years)

What team are you currently coaching?  Since the leagues inception, I have been on the coaching staff of the Rays.  In addition, I have assisted in coaching a number of other teams (e.g., River Dogs, White Sox, Mudcats, Reds, Marlins).

What do you like to do when you are not coaching baseball?  When I am not coaching, I like to be with my family.  Reading is also a very important part of my life.         

What is your favorite part of a Miracle League game? Why?  Like all coaches, my favorite part of the Miracle League game is witnessing the unadulterated joy in the eyes of the players and their families.  It is one way grace breaks into my life week after week, season after season.  It keeps me coming back.  

Where do you live?  Raleigh

How long have you been a Miracle League volunteer?   2015 (6 years)

What team are you currently coaching?  The Advanced Player Academy

What do you like to do when you are not coaching baseball?  Travel with my family.  

What is your favorite part of a Miracle League game? Why?  My favorite part of the Miracle League game is pitching to the players. I enjoy putting the ball in their wheelhouse and watching their expression and sharing in their excitement when they connect.

Event Feature

Back by popular demand, our 2nd Annual Swinging for the Fences Golf Tournament will take place Monday, August 16th at the Governors Club in Chapel Hill. We are excited for a big day for golfing, yummy foods and beverages, and the generosity support of our many sponsors!

Speaking of support, we will need some volunteers to help make this a successful golf tourney! Volunteer jobs include Check-in Assistants, Beverage Cart Drivers, Observers/Witnesses for Holes-in-One and our special Swinging-for-the-Fences Holes, and more! Email AHuffman@MLTriangle.com for detail or to sign up to help out. 

Season Highlights

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Pappy Van Winkle Raffle
Ultimate Bourbon Collection Raffle