4 Bases, 3 Strikes, and 15 Amazing Moments from Miracle League

Over the last three months over 30 children with special needs participated in this summer’s Miracle League,. Participants were able to enjoy the thrill of playing baseball just like typically-developing children.

In honor of this season’s Miracle League ending, we would like to present to you a visual story comprised of 15 special moments from Miracle League.

Being a participant of Miracle League is a pretty big thing to be proud of.

14730326090_ef90e82a4e_oEven if you’re the Play-By-Play Announcer, like Steve Peck

It’s not about the trophies-but we won’t deny that we love earning them.

14916986145_234d54d475_oAnd Brendan certainly isn’t refusing his trophy as he poses with Coach Phil.

It’s about spending quality time with our best buds (aka: the volunteers),

Like Nicholas and Jodi, who enjoy spending quality time together.

And working hard to be our very best.

As we can see Lila here focusing before swinging her bat.

It’s about keeping our eye on the ball, and knowing when to swing.

Which is exactly what little Leila is doing.

Miracle League is about teamwork and making it from base to base.

See how Maryrose with volunteer Lisa are working together to make it Home?

It’s also about trying to catch the ball,

Reaching out for it like Josh is with volunteer Blake.

Chasing down that ball, no matter how far,

With the same determination that Alex has.

And getting the ball back to the pitcher when it’s time to.

Travis does such a great job delivering the ball to the pitcher.

When it’s in the heat of the game, we still communicate with our buddies.

Just like Connor is with volunteer Hari.

Miracle League is about the pride we have when we become a Home Run Hero.

Look how proud Drew is!

It’s about the instinct we get to run Home because we’re cutting it close.

Watch how fast Jonathan is flying by!

It’s about reaching for the sky to achieve your goals


As Evan goes airborne to reach home plate!

But at the end of the day, the best part of Miracle League is the Friendship!

High-fiver Shoshana and volunteer Sanjana.

But we still really do love getting those medals.

Just like Miracle Medalist Arjun.

Top Moms Night Out Events

Top Moms Night Out Events Sarah Schectman, the Family Programs Director at Friendship Circle, has been working with…

oak park teen cooking

Friendship Circle Launches Creative Movement and Cooking Programs in Oak Park

Kids need the ability to express themselves and get moving, and that’s what Friendship Circle’s expanding programs were…

Vote for Friendship Circle as your Favorite Non-profit

Deadline Detroit and The Sam Bernstein Law Firm have come together to recognize some of Metro Detroit’s best…

Skate Night’s Sensory Friendly Fun

Friendship Circle hosted a sensory friendly skate night at BonaVenture Family Skating Center on Sunday November 10th. Between…

Generous Donation Will Add Another Week to Bike Camp

Between now and the end of the year, Howard and Iris Rosen will generously donate up to $5,000…

Friendship Circle Partners With Whole Foods For “One Dime At A Time” Program

Support Friendship Circle, Save the Environment. Whole Foods Market has chosen Friendship Circle as the benefiting charity of…